The Dutch authority for consumer and market ACM fined online store TOM and its two directors 500 thousand euros for not complying to the rules of reimbursement to customers who wish to cancel their order
The Public Prosecutor demanded a fine of 1,500 euros against Jeffrey Affriyie for violently resisting arrest during a protest at Sinterklaas' national arrival in Gouda two years ago. The Prosecutor also wants Affriyie to pay 1,250 euros in compensation to a police officer who was injured
From now on those who lie on insurance claims will be fined 532 euros, the Dutch association of insurers VNV announced on Thursday. The measure is intended to be harsher in tackling insurance fraud and to discourage potential fraudsters from trying their luck
Heerlen councilor Christian Petermann was convicted for insulting the Public Prosecution Service and prosecutor Anja Janssen-De Boer by calling her a Nazi on Twitter. On Monday the court in Maastricht fined Petermann 500 euros, 250 euros of which are conditionally suspended
Over this past month the municipality of Amsterdam found and addressed 20 illegal vacation rentals in the city. Two of these "illegal hotels" were closed immediately due to fire hazard and all 20 "hotel owners" can face a fine of between 13,500 and 20 thousand euros
The Public Prosecutor demanded 40 hours of community service against Heerlen city councilor Christian Petermann for a post on Twitter in which he compares prosecutor Anja Janssen-De Boer to a Nazi
The municipality of Amsterdam issued a warning to all houseboat owners in the city - keep to the rules of vacation rentals, or face a fine of 50 thousand euros
The police were called in to remove five young people from the top of the Van Brienenoordbrug bridge's arch in Rotterdam on Friday morning
The court in Haarlem imposed a 400 euro fine on Pole Radoslaw S. on Tuesday. S. caused hours of havoc at Schiphol airport two months ago by claiming to have a bomb.
The Public Prosecutor demanded a 60 thousand euro fine against the municipality of Tilburg in the court in Breda on Tuesday. According to the prosecutor, the city's negligence in performing proper maintenance led to a fatal accident in which a 5 month old baby was killed at a local swimming pool in 2011
After three anxiety filled months in a prison in Qatar, Utrecht woman Laura de Bije is back home. She arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday morning
No extra measures will be taken against online sex advertisements in public areas - they will not be banned or removed, Minister Ard van der Steur of Security and Justice said in response to questions from SGP leader Kees van der Staaij
Five men from Geldermalsen and surroundings are appearing in the court in Arnhem on Monday to account for their role in anti-asylum center riots in Geldermalsen in December last year. They are being charged with disruption of the democratic order, a law that is hardly ever used in the Netherlands, according to both NOS and NRC.
Chemical manufacturer Erca in Moerdijk was fined 75 thousand euros for not complying with safety regulations, resulting in an employee sustaining severe burns in 2014
A 66 year old man from Vlissingen was arrested on Monday after claiming to have a bomb at a security check at Eindhoven airport, the Koninklijke Marechaussee reports on Facebook.
The Public Prosecutor and police in Noord-Brabant are increasingly tackling criminals outside of court by seizing their assets. In the past this so-called ASAP-approach was mainly used for small crimes like shoplifting, but it is also effective with drug crime, according to the authorities.
The court in Leeuwarden fined the owner of a garden center A. Th. De Boer 1,600 euros, 800 euros of which conditionally suspended, for rejecting a Groningen student for an internship because he is openly gay
On Friday the court in Den Bosch sentenced three executives of collapsed chemical company Chemie-Pack to community service and suspended prison sentences for their part in a massive chemical fire at their company in 2011. The company will also have to pay a fine of 730 thousand euros
The Netherlands' Media Commission fined a commercial service 75 thousand euros for not blocking minors from two of its "rape porn" sites.
A 50-years-old woman from Rosendaal got a visit from the police after publishing a strange sales advertisement on Marktplaats, a well-known classifieds site, in November. The woman tried to sell a cheetah cub in formaldehyde, the Roosendaal police announced.
The stunt driver involved in a monster truck crash that left three people dead and injured many others was sentenced to 15 months in jail at a court hearing on Friday. The court ruled that Mario D., an experienced stunt driver, was responsible in the accident, which saw the truck careen out of control and crash into a gathered crowd in Haaksbergen, Overijssel.
Ajax decided to accept the professional football prosecutor's settlement proposal for the club's punishment following an incident in which an effigy of Feyenoord player Kenneth Vermeer was lynched, the club announced in a statement. The Amsterdam club will pay a 10 thousand euro fine and their hardcore fans will not be allowed to attend the next match against Feyenoord in the Amsterdam Arena.
The prosecutor of professional football gave Ajax a settlement proposal regarding punishment for the incident in which a effigy of a black football player was lynched. The settlement includes a 10 thousand euro fine and a requirement that to sections of the stands must be empty during the next match against Feyenoord in the ArenA, the KNVB announced on Thursday.
The UN war crimes tribunal ICTY is releasing French journalist Florence Hartmann from custody. Hartmann was arrested in The Hague on Thursday while waiting for the verdict against former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic.