Increasing trust issues between police officers in the National Unit is putting the intelligence work this police service is responsible for at serious risk, newspaper NRC reports based on conversations with people involved. The intelligence gathered by the National Unit is used for tackling terrorism and serious crime, including drug trafficking from Spain and Colombia.
The court in Den Bosch sentenced former police officer Mark M. to five years in prison on Monday afternoon. The 31-year-old man from Weert was found guilty of selling confidential police information to criminals for years, thereby earning at least 80 thousand euros. The sentence is equal to what the Public Prosecutor demanded.
The Public Prosecutor demanded five years in prison against former police officer Mark M. in court on Tuesday. He is suspected of selling confidential information about criminal cases to criminals for years and then laundering the money he made from it. The Prosecutor also wants to ban him from working in a public function for 10 years, NOS reports.
The trial against former police officer Mark M., suspected of selling police information to criminals, was delayed until at least December so that other witnesses can be questioned. In court on Tuesday M. said that he searched the police database as a "hobby", though refused to explain how the data he searched for ended up in criminal hands. He also claims that the police lured him into a trap when he was arrested, the Volkskrant reports
Mark M., the police officer suspected of selling confidential criminal investigation information to criminals, was officially dismissed on Monday. According to the police, the preliminary results of the criminal investigation against M. give sufficient grounds for him to be dismissed.
Detectives have four new suspects in the case surrounding police officer Mark M., suspected of selling confidential criminal investigation details to criminals. The Public Prosecutor believes that the four new suspects were more of M.'s buyers, a spokesperson for the service said to newspaper De Limburger.
Mark M., the police officer suspected of selling confidential information to criminals, was released. He will be allowed to await his trial - scheduled for May next year - in freedom, with a few restrictions, the court in Den Bosch decided during a pretrial hearing on Wednesday
The Public Prosecution Service is running out of money, chief executive prosecutor Herman Bolhaar writes in the Public Prosecutor's annual report. An additional 40 million euros per year is necessary for the Prosecutor just to keep functioning. More will be needed to cope with organized crime, corruption and the rapidly expanding cybercrime
The Public Prosecutor demanded that Mark M., the former police officer suspected of leaking confidential information to criminals, remain in custody until his trial. There are indications that M. plans to leave the country if he is released, the prosecutor told the court in Den Bosch on Tuesday
The investigation into Miloud B., suspected of drug smuggling and in the murder of Lithuanian Gintas Macionis, may have been compromised by a leak from within the police. The suspect knew which addresses would be raided weeks before he and several other suspects were arrested, with the result that they had opportunity to get rid of incriminating evidence
Mark M., the former police officer suspected of selling confidential police information to criminals, possibly corrupted "about ten" investigations, Minister Ard van der Steur of Security and Justice wrote in a letter to the lower house of Dutch parliament
Mark M., the police officer suspected of selling confidential police information to criminals, did so by selling them "subscriptions". He had 48 subscribers who each paid him 5 thousand euros a month for information, according to the police file discussed during a pro-forma hearing in this case on Tuesday
At least 15 police officers were caught leaking information to criminals between 2012 and 2014. Ten of them were dismissed. The other five were given a conditional discharge due to extenuating circumstances
Mark M., the former cop suspected of leaking confidential police information to criminals, obtained information from "dozens of criminal investigations", chief prosecutor Nicole Zandee said
Mark M., the police officer suspected of leaking confidential information to criminals, leaked criminal investigation information to people suspected of being involved in organized cannabis cultvation in Limburg and Brabant. This resulted in the investigation hitting a dead end
Mark M., the police officer accused of leaking information on ongoing criminal cases to criminals, had access to sensitive police information, even after he failed the AIVD screening. The police had forgotten to retract his log-in authorization.
The police arrested a 45 year old police officer in Eindhoven on Monday morning. He is suspected of breaking his professional secrecy by leaking official information, the Public Prosecutor announced.
The general intelligence and security service AIVD was against the hiring of the police officer who is now suspected of selling information on criminal investigations to the underworld on a large-scale. The police seems to have ignored this negative opinion when hiring him.