The Dutch police arrested 60 people last week in a national action against roaming criminal gangs. Detainees include suspected shoplifters, drug traffickers and dealers, burglars and identity thieves, the police announced in a statement.
American teenager Maggie Lee will leave the Netherlands and return home with her mother voluntarily, the Dutch Public Prosecutor and family spokesperson Ronald Donders said to newspaper AD.
American teenager Maggie Lee is still in custody for identity theft, but will likely be released during the course of Tuesday. The 16-year-old girl used her sister's passport to travel from the United States to the Netherlands. Her father, Daniel Lee, is furious that airport border controls and airlines allowed her to travel with someone else's passport, he said to the Telegraaf from Clarksville in Tennessee.
The social media profiles used to extort 34 underage girls, including Canadian teen Amanda Todd, and five adult men can not be linked to prime suspect Aydin C., his lawyers Robert Malewicz and Chana Crijsen said in the court in Amsterdam on Monday, ANP reports.
"I want that sick madman to be punished. He should be locked up until he is cured", one of the victims of suspected webcam pedophile Aydin C. said in the court in Amsterdam on Thursday. The Tilburg man is suspected of blackmailing dozens of underage girls after convincing them to strip for him in front of their webcams. C. remained silent in court on Thursday, AD reports.
The number of people who fell victim to online shopping fraud in the Netherlands showed a significant increase in 2014. Other forms of cybercrime, such as hacking and identity theft, decreased.
A Dutch national suspected of identity theft and hacking will stand trial in a U.S court and could face up to seven years in prison if convicted, My News LA reported.
Randstad and Adecco, two of the largest Dutch temporary employment agencies, violate the privacy laws of their workers at different points.
The FIOD arrested 6 people on Wednesday in an investigation into the abuse of DigiD accounts.