fraud

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Aug 4 '14 15:25

Clients from ING complain that they are being duped as fraudulent emails that look like they come from banks are circulating, which trick people into giving their personal bank details in exchange for a bank card that has clients' personal IBAN number written on them, De Telgraaf reports.

Crash items
Jul 21 '14 12:06

Banks in The Netherlands promise to insure any damage arising out of the misuse of bank cards belonging to victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash. Surviving relatives have been assured that the banks have taken this possibility into account, according to Trouw.

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Jun 2 '14 13:04

Authorities on the Caribbean island of Trinidad have signed off on the extradition of a Dutch national to Singapore to stand trial for fraud.

May 15 '14 08:02

Completed Visual Arts exams of the Buitenhout College in Almere were stolen. The Education Inspection has therefore had to proclaim these exams invalid, the NOS reports.

KPMG
May 12 '14 15:26

The head of KPMG Netherlands, Jurgen van Breukelen, resigned on Monday, heannounced in a statement. Van Breukelen came under fire after after a failed real estate project, possible tax fraud with building the new headquarters in Amstelveen, and a joint venture involving an accounting team, which the police are investigating.

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May 6 '14 15:44

The graphic artist who sold fake etchings from artist Anton Heyboer (1924-2005) to an Amsterdam-based gallery owner for years has to serve 12 months in prison, of which six are conditional.

Mar 21 '14 20:11

In addition to 40 U.S. lawsuits against the Rabobank for rate fraud, a Dutch real estate business subpoenaed the bank for damages suffered due to fraud with the euribor and libor interest, announced the 'Follow The Money' website.

Mar 19 '14 14:30

Two Dutch Uzbeks, who have lived in the Netherlands since 2008, are currently detained on the Russian airport Domodedovo in Moscow since March 8. A Russian court just extended their remand until mid April and is investigating whether to extradite them to their homeland, Uzbekistan.

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Mar 12 '14 08:01

In 2000, state secretary for Justice Fred Teeven signed a deal in which more than five million guilders from drugs criminal Cees H. was whitewashed. Back then, Teeven was a public prosecutor, Nieuwsuur reports.

Mar 5 '14 14:34

People in high-risk areas will receive their DigiD activation code by courier from now on, to prevent identity fraud, announced Minister Plasterk.

Viktor Yanukovych
Mar 5 '14 08:34

The cabinet can't give information about reports that the son of ousted Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych, locked away wealth via a Dutch tax route.

Feb 21 '14 04:32

Dutch were scammed out of a total of € 30 million over the past three years, reported the Fraud helpdesk, established in 2011, Thursday. The helpdesk received an impressive 70,000 reports of fraud or attempted fraud.

Feb 18 '14 19:22

Police arrested three more suspects today in the ongoing investigation of the DigiD fraud in Groningen. The first reports came in in June 2013, and in November police arrested 5 suspects who were identified by an alert witness.

Feb 12 '14 04:31

A Vietnamese student, Lee Vu, who is suspected of laundering, fraud and computer hacking in the U.S.A., will be extradited to that country, decided Minister Ivo Opstelten of Security and Justice. The decision bashes the student's hope of finishing his study.

Feb 8 '14 04:35

Tilburg police arrested two 18-year-old suspects for fraud on Thursday, February 6. The suspects sold fake Samsung Galaxy S4 phones on Marktplaats.nl.

Jan 29 '14 07:36

Students at the ROC college in Amsterdam stole exams and then offered them for sale via sms and WhatsApp.

Jan 28 '14 19:54

Members of Parliament are preparing for a debate ,Wednesday, with State Secretary of Finances, Frans Weekers, about the delay of rent, healthcare and other benefits. Norbert Klein (50Plus) had turned in a motion, which got support from all other fractions.

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Jan 17 '14 05:35

The man who plundered the bank account of the funeral association of Denekamp is probably in Switzerland, police have reported.

LeefbaarAmsterdam
Jan 16 '14 18:33

Police in Noord Holland arrested two people suspected of embezzling €224,000 from political party Leefbaar Amsterdam. Investigators carried out searches "in several places in Amsterdam," police said on Thursday.

Jan 14 '14 04:35

About 24,000 pounds of French horse meat from 200 slaughter horses that did not pass the health inspection, was sold on the Dutch market, reported State Secretary Sharon Dijksma of Economic Affairs to Parliament on Monday.

Jan 13 '14 19:39

Volunteers steal millions of euros from the organizations they work for every year, according to researcher Maarten den Ouden in the "Reformatorisch Dagblad."

Jan 8 '14 10:49

The identities of as many as 150 people were stolen by hackers exploiting a security vulnerability in a government-backed online identification system. Each victim's' identity was stolen through the DigiD programme, where bank account numbers may be changed to reroute money being sent for tax refunds and social benefits, a Ministry of the Interior spokesperson told NOS.

Jan 6 '14 04:34

A 36-year-old man, who is suspected of committing at least 45 crimes in the past month in Limburg, was arrested Sunday morning.

Dec 27 '13 12:58

Police and courtroom officials regularly use data collected from public transportation cards and an organization monitoring street parking, according to De Telegraaf. The newspaper's investigation into investigation practices found that Translink Systems, the company which runs the OV-chipkaart transit cards, releases confidential customer data several times per week.

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