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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Students at the ROC college in Amsterdam stole exams and then offered them for sale via sms and WhatsApp.
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.
The man who plundered the bank account of the funeral association of Denekamp is probably in Switzerland, police have reported.
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.
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.
Volunteers steal millions of euros from the organizations they work for every year, according to researcher Maarten den Ouden in the "Reformatorisch Dagblad."
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.
A 36-year-old man, who is suspected of committing at least 45 crimes in the past month in Limburg, was arrested Sunday morning.
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.
The CEO of the French PIP breast implant manufacturing company, who also supplied implants for Dutch women, has been sentenced to four years in prison, announced the court in Marseille. Jean-Claude has been found guilty of serious deception and fraud.
Dutch people commit fraud in droves with government funded financial assistance, collecting care, rent, and childcare assistance they are not entitled to, according to RTL Nieuws.
Former VVD deputy Ton Hooijmaijers was sentenced to three years' imprisonment. The 52-year-old former deputy of the province of North Holland was on trial for corruption, money laundering, and forgery.
The city of Maastricht unknowingly paid tens of thousands of euros for the renovation of the home of a former official, reported the Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation Service (FIOD).
The national police prevented the assassination of crime reporter, John van den Heuvel, reported de Telegraaf.
A 49-year-old Emmen resident was freed by police Thursday, from a company warehouse in Urk. The fish trader was taken hostage by three men from Urk after a business conflict, reported the police.
In The Hague possibly dozens of applications for allowances were filed for people who were not entitled to them
The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features: the violent autumn storm that passed over The Netherlands, two dead by fire in wind turbine, top Dutch baseball players, violence against gay people in Vondelpark, and the death of Bonfire.
In a long-term investigation into fraud with antibiotics in the poultry production cars, homes, commercial properties, and bank accounts were seized. According to the prosecution it concerns an amount of 650,000 euros.
Yet another case of fraud in science. Former professor Mart Bax from the Free University in Amsterdam has been guilty of serious scientific misconduct, forgery and plagiarism for about twenty years. He is not the only scientist who flouts the rules. An overview of the most famous cases of the past two years.