fraud

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Jul 21 '16 08:52

Dutch bank ING was linked to an American fraud investigation in which Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is suspected of embezzling over a billion dollars from Malaysian state investment fund 1MDB into his personal accounts, the Financieele Dagblad reports.

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Jul 15 '16 12:25

A taxi driver was arrested for fraud after he charged a customer 195 euros for short ride from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam on July 8th, the police said on Thursday.

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Jul 13 '16 14:20

The Ministry of Defense launched an investigation into possible "financial integrity violations" at Eindhoven Air Base, commander of the base Colonel Elanor Boekholt-O'Sullivan announced in a statement. The staff were informed about the investigation on Wednesday

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Jul 13 '16 08:22

At least four employees of the Amsterdam municipality were or will be dismissed because they are suspected of fraud involving several million euros, Mayor Eberhard van der Laan wrote in a letter to the Amsterdam city council on Tuesday. A procedure for dismissal is underway

Groningen University
Jun 29 '16 10:08

A former technical manager at the University of Groningen defrauded the university out of some 1.1 million euros. He was arrested in January.

Jun 10 '16 16:05

The police arrested five Ghanaians in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Wednesday. They are suspected of stealing at least 40 thousand euros with online banking fraud

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Jun 9 '16 10:55

The Dutch Authority for Consumer and Market (ACM) dropped its investigation into the resale of concert tickets, launched after public outcry surrounding tickets for Adele concerts earlier this year. According to the regulator, there is no evidence of fraud or illegal activity in reselling concert tickets for higher prices on sites like Seatwave

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Jun 2 '16 14:20

The Dutch tax investigation service FIOD raided ten locations in an international fraud investigation involving six Dutch companies on Wednesday, the Public Prosecutor announced.

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May 19 '16 09:24

The Tax Authorities' investigative department FIOD launched an investigation into fraud in the transfer of players at FC Twente, a spokesperson for the Public Prosecutor announced on Wednesday

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May 18 '16 09:43

The number of police undercover missions are at a record high, with dozens of undercover officers deployed each year, AD reports based in figures retrieved through the Freedom of Information Act.

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May 17 '16 07:39

Fraudsters targeted dozens of migrants in the past two months. They contacted the migrants by telephone and tried to get hold of money and personal details by pretending to be calling from the Immigration and Naturalization Service (IND)

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May 13 '16 15:10

Nearly 40 percent of Dutch fell victim to debit- or credit card fraud over the past two years, according to a survey done by consumers' association Consumentenbond. In a third of the cases, money was actually stolen

May 12 '16 12:30

Insurance companies suffer hundreds of millions of euros in damages through insurance fraud every year. And those damages are covered by the consumer - an average Dutch household pays about 100 euros a year more to cover damages caused by fraudsters, according to a report by the Center for Combating Insurance Fraud of the Association of Insurers

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Apr 1 '16 10:46

The police are investigating four charities for money laundering and fraud due to suspicions that much of the money donated to them did not actually end up doing charitable work

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Mar 30 '16 13:11

The Public Prosecutor demanded years-long prison sentences against Buck G. and Pieter G., the two main suspects in a fraud case surrounding SNS Property Finance. The two are suspected of taking bribes from contractors to get or keep jobs.

Mar 14 '16 08:30

Two young Dutch hackers were arrested on Sunday. The police believe the two hackers, aged 18 and 19, hacked into a large number of Instagram accounts and thereby managed to steal tens of thousands of euros in advertising revenue from the real users

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Mar 2 '16 10:41

In future all Museum Cards will have a passport photo of its owner on it, in an effort to avoid people lending out their cards or reselling them, was announced on the Museum Card's website.

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Feb 3 '16 16:10

A Rotterdam teacher was suspended pending an investigation into academic fraud at a primary school in the Heijplaat neighborhood of Rotterdam. The teacher allegedly gave students at De Klaver an extra chance when they answered questions incorrectly, said Kees Terdu, the chairman of the school’s parent organization.

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Feb 2 '16 08:17

An investigation into possible fraud and mismanagement in the procurement of IT projects at the Ministry of Defense did not reveal any irregularities, Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert wrote to the lower house of parliament on Monday

Jan 29 '16 08:47

The Technical Management supervisor of the University of Groningen was one of eight people arrested in a large scale fraud and money laundering investigation, a spokesperson for the university confirmed

ABN Amro
Jan 14 '16 10:35

ABN Amro must repay half of the money a Rotterdam family lost from their ABN Amro bank accounts through embezzlement and fraud committed by a family friend who acted as their financial adviser, the court ruled in an almost unnoticed verdict in 2014. The bank has to repay 11 million euros to the Van der Sluijs family, the Financieele Dagblad reports.

Oct 20 '15 15:53

A former alderman from Helmon was arrested on Monday morning on charges of official corruption, forgery, fraud and embezzlement, the Public Prosecutor announced. The investigation into the 58 year old man was launched after his former political party filed charges of fraud against him.

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Oct 7 '15 16:12

An Amsterdam official and his wife were both arrested for a "sophisticated" scheme involving fraud, forgery and embezzlement of millions of euros from the city. The municipality, prosecutor and police are involved in an ongoing investigation into the plot, the mayor's office said in a statement.

Oct 5 '15 18:35

Wealthy Dutch people are abusing tax havens abroad to prevent from being taxed on 129 billion euros in deposits, a former tax inspector told television show Nieuwsuur. The money is held in the accounts of shell companies based in the Cayman Islands, Seychelles and Virgin Islands, among other locations, the researcher, Jan van Koningsveld, said.

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