The police took down a large encrypted communication network on Tuesday, the Public Prosecutor announced. The network was used by criminals in the Netherlands, and possibly abroad. A 36 year old man from Nijmegen was arrested on suspicion of money laundering.
ABN Amro again surfaced in the Panama Papers. This time in the form of accounts and loans given to companies connected to a controversial billionaire
Customs officers on Eindhoven Airport found 70 thousand euros hidden in two bottles of body lotion when searching the luggage of a Spanish man last week
The police raided a total of 15 addresses in the Netherlands, Germany and Austria on Monday as part of an international investigation into illegal gambling. Two men from Enschede were arrested, the Public Prosecutor announced.
The police are investigating four charities for money laundering and fraud due to suspicions that much of the money donated to them did not actually end up doing charitable work
Dutch central bank DNB launched an investigation into possible money laundering in professional football. The financial authority is investigating banks and trust companies to find out whether the financial sector is properly able to recognize and address match fixing and shady transfer deals, DNB announced on Thursday
A customs officer at the port of Rotterdam was arrested early this month on suspicion of corruption, leaking confidential information, involvement in drug trafficking and money laundering, the Public Prosecutor announced on Wednesday.
The police arrested two men in Tilburg in a large investigation into a criminal organization, the Public Prosecutor announced. The men are suspected of laundering 20 million euros through four coffee shops they managed in Tilburg and Den Bosch.
The court in The Hague summoned Dutch prosecutor Lucas van Delft to testify in the case of coffeeshop owner Johan van Laarhoven, currently serving a 103 year sentence in Thailand. The court wants to know exactly what information the Dutch judiciary gave the Thai judiciary in this case
Some 200 people, including 50 Dutch, were arrested last week in a massive European investigation into so-called money mules - people who make their bank accounts available for criminals to hide their money in
The Public Prosecutor demanded a 3 year prison sentence against a member of the Amsterdam chapter of motorcycle gang No Surrender on Wednesday. The suspect, 42-year-old Mike H., stands accused of extortion, instigation, arson, money laundering and possession of a cannabis plantation.
The police seized 69 properties in Eindhoven and Helmond on Tuesday as part of a major money laundering investigation. The main suspect is a 42 year old man from Eindhoven. All the properties are owned by the man or one of his legal persons. No one was arrested
The Public Prosecutor on Curuacao demanded a three-year prison sentence against former Curacao prime minister Gerrit Schotte on Wednesday afternoon, local time. The Prosecutor also wants Schotte's election rights suspended for five years, which would mean that he can not take part as leader of his political party MFF in the upcoming parliamentary elections on September 30th
The Technical Management supervisor of the University of Groningen was one of eight people arrested in a large scale fraud and money laundering investigation, a spokesperson for the university confirmed
On Tuesday the investigative department of the tax authorities FIOD raided 15 addresses and arrested 10 suspects in a large-scale investigation into Bitcoin payments made and received for criminal products and services over the so-called Dark Web, the Public Prosecutor announced.
ABN Amro must repay half of the money a Rotterdam family lost from their ABN Amro bank accounts through embezzlement and fraud committed by a family friend who acted as their financial adviser, the court ruled in an almost unnoticed verdict in 2014. The bank has to repay 11 million euros to the Van der Sluijs family, the Financieele Dagblad reports.
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
Johan van Laarhoven, former owner of coffee shop The Grass Company, is filing an appeal against his money laundering conviction in Thailand. The Thai court sentenced the Dutchman to 103 years in prison last week. He has to serve 20 of those years.
Dutchman Johan van Laarhoven has been sentenced to 103 years in prison by a Thai court for laundering money he earned with the trade in soft drugs. According to his lawyer, Sidney Smeets, he has to serve 20 of those years.
ABN Amro announced today that investigations around its Private Banking office in Dubai have been completed, and the company is to pay around 1.1 million euros in fines due to shortcomings of its money laundering protection procedures and controls.
Police in Rotterdam found 1 million euros in cash in the trunk of a car at a gas station along the A13 on Sunday night. Officers arrested the driver and confiscated the cash. The man will appear before the magistrate on Wednesday facing charges of money laundering.
The Rabobank branch in Calexico, California is facing an investigation by American judicial authorities due to suspicions of across the border money laundering. Rabobank is "cooperating fully" with the investigation
The 48-year-old police detective that was arrested on September 29 of this year for suspectedly selling police investigation information to criminals, has also been found with 235 thousand euros in cash in his possession, reported the Public Prosecutors’ (OM) website. He is also suspected of corruption, money laundering and dereliction of his duties.
The highly experienced detective from the National Investigation Services held for allegedly selling confidential information to criminals is likely the first of several more arrests to come, NRC journalist Marcel Haenen told NOS Radio 1 Journaal.