The FIOD arrested 6 people on Wednesday in an investigation into the abuse of DigiD accounts.
The police arrested a 62 year old driving examiner of the CBR on Friday October 3rd on suspicion of large scale fraud on driving tests.
In past years customers of Nuon have been paying tens of millions of dollars too much for the product Natuurstroom. Nuon denies this.
On Tuesday morning September 30th, investigators from the Office of Financial and Economic Investigation and the Amsterdam police arrested two men and one woman (between the ages of 40 and 44 years) on suspicion of fraud. The three suspects are the owners of a hotel business in Amsterdam.
In Utrecht, the Public Prosecution Authority announced yesterday that it will indict the treasurer of homeless newspaper Straatnieuws (Street News) for fraud. Former PvdA council member Bert van der Roest reportedly stole €45,000 from the paper during his time as treasurer, the NRC reports.
Fraud in the payment system decreased by 34 percent in the past six months, compared to the second half of last year. The total damage during the first half of 2014 amounted to about 9.5 million euro.
Jordan Belfort, the fraudulent stockbroker, whose life was immortalized in the movie Wolf of Wall Street, will give two presentations about his life at the RAI in Amsterdam on November 19th.
The Netherlands treasury believes that €60 million has disappeared due to mistakes and fraud in childcare subsidies. These mistakes have cost €443 million, BN De Stem writes.
In Bergen op Zoom, a 35-year-old employee of ING has confessed to aiding a fraud action that stole an estimated €1.5 million from several clients, the NOS reports.
The European Commission has expressed doubts over the justification for some requests for compensation to farmers for subsidies for perishable fruits and vegetables. The EU hereby postpones the allocation of these subsidies on the basis of dubious claims, Z24 reports.
A boy was sentenced to time in prison this week because he arranged a free flight in a private jet, using lies and fraud.
A 72-year-old Dutch woman has been conned out of around €200,000 by a 31-year-old Nigerian man who preyed on the woman's search for love on the internet, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.
Dutch society loses about €30 billion annually to fraudsters, including scams such as insurance fraud and swindling with benefits. The guilty parties are rarely caught, according to daily newspaper Metro.
Eight major brand names have filed a lawsuit against De Bazaar in Beverwijk for facilitating trade in counterfeit goods. These brands include Armani, Beats by Dr. Dre, Björn Borg, Chanel, and True Religion.
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.
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.
Authorities on the Caribbean island of Trinidad have signed off on the extradition of a Dutch national to Singapore to stand trial for fraud.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.