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Feb 23 '15 11:55

Fred Ross, the key witness in the execution process Passage, was involved in the murder of Heineken kidnapper Cor van Hout. This is according to TV program Brandpunt Reporter based on pieces from the police file that have not previously been made public, NOS reports.

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Feb 20 '15 10:42

The judge put a stop to the persecution of the (most likely) deceased suspected terrorist Soufiane S. yesterday, AD reports.

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Feb 19 '15 14:07

The Roermond politician Jos van Rey, who is suspected of corruption, may only call 55 witnesses in his case, excluding Minister Ivo Opstelten of Security and Justice, Herman Bohlaar of the Public Prosecutor and former Minister Liesbeth Spies of Internal affairs. The Volkskrant reports.

Feb 17 '15 21:41

Two Dutch teenagers were stopped in Turkey over the weekend while they were apparently on their way to Syria. The young girls were picked up in Istanbul before being transported back to the Netherlands, broadcaster Nos reported.

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Feb 17 '15 16:57

US-based taxi application Uber is now making their services available in Utrecht despite a ban put in place against one of the company's schemes in the Netherlands. The company does not only offer the regular UberBLACK service but the forbidden UberPOP as well, Uber stated on Tuesday. The application is now available in the four largest cities in the Randstad area.

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Feb 17 '15 14:31

The FIOD has arrested a total of five suspects in an international investigation into illegal gambling on football matches, the Public Prosecutor announced.

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Feb 17 '15 10:18

A man was arrested in the Netherlands in connection with the castle-murder in Belgium, the prosecutor in Bruges, who is investigating the case, announced on Monday. Justice in Belgium would not give any further information about what role the arrested man may have played in the murder, Omroep Brabant reports.

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Feb 16 '15 09:17

Uber has received a 50 thousand euro fine for five UberPOP drivers caught by the Environment and Transport Inspectorate this weekend, NOS reports.

Feb 13 '15 11:36

Missing American Natalee Holloway is buried beneath a crawl space at the Marriott Hotel in Aruba, says Jurriën de Jong a self-proclaimed eyewitness to her disappearance. Authorities have thus far ignored his statement, despite his persistence to get them more deeply involved in the search, he says. He told his story to Dutch newspaper AD.

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Feb 10 '15 12:00

The Koninklijke Marechaussee on Schiphol arrested a 27 year old man last week on suspicion that he was traveling to Syria to join the armed conflict.

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Feb 10 '15 11:15

The police an Public Prosecution seized nearly 20 million euros in criminal money from underground bankers in 2014, the Public Prosecutor reports.

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Feb 10 '15 08:42

Customs found 150 kilograms of cocaine in a container with scrap metal on Sunday. 122 packages of cocaine were found packed into three large bags. The container arrived in the port of Rotterdam on a ship from Ecuador on Sunday.

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Feb 10 '15 08:14

A 43 year old football youth coach of Sport Club Lochem is suspected of having child pornography. The suspect worked at the club for 8 or 9 years and worked with different youth teams, this season he was training the C1 juniors.

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Feb 6 '15 13:43

The 25 year old A.E. from Oosterhout, who ran over Ellen Askamp (17) in 2011, has been caught driving without a license 9 times since his release in 2013, Omroep Brabant reports. He will appear in court on April 29th.

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Feb 4 '15 10:31

The Amsterdam defense attorney Nico Meijrering has to appear in the Amsterdam District Court today as a witness in four execution cases. The Public Prosecutor in Amsterdam summoned him. Meijring, who lost several clients to executions recently, has already announced that he has nothing to say.

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Feb 3 '15 13:40

The Public Prosecutor in northern Netherlands is prosecuting three men for attempted manslaughter on police officers.

Feb 3 '15 13:22

The police in Oost-Nederland in cooperation with the Public Prosecutor, broke up a criminal network today. During a special action day, the police raided homes and businesses in Tiel, Ede, Gouda, Rotterdam and The Hague. Five arrests were made on suspicion of participation in a criminal organization, burglaries, money laundering and hemp farming.

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Feb 3 '15 08:34

The Amsterdam jihadist Omar H. seems to have escaped from the Netherlands just before he was sentenced to 1.5 years in prison. Despite security forces keeping an eye on him, he managed to flee to Iraq, where he is suspected of having joined terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS).

Feb 2 '15 11:00

The Rotterdam Hit and Run Cargo Team (HARC) seized around 9 thousand kilograms of hard drugs in 2014. A total of 80 cases were recorded.

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Jan 30 '15 19:54

There will be criminal investigation of twelve statements made on the 'Steun de PVV' Facebook page in January this year.

Jan 30 '15 12:58

In a Round Table discussion yesterday the police and the Public Prosecutor discussed the value of telecommunications data for the detection of serious crime with the Second Chamber. According to a statement on the police's website, they find it essential that telecom and internet providers keep certain communication data for a certain period of time - the so called data retention.

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Jan 30 '15 10:22

The Public Prosecutor wants DNA material of killed Dutch jihadists to be brought to the Netherlands. The Public Prosecutor wants to determine with certainty which Dutch foreign fighters have been killed in Iraq and Syria in connection with the ongoing investigations into jihadists.

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Jan 30 '15 10:04

The police in Dubai have arrested real estate tycoon Roger Lips. Lips has been a fugitive for 13 months. The controversial businessman, who was partly responsible for the near-collapse of the SNS bank, is suspected by the judiciary in the Netherlands of money laundering and large-scale bankruptcy fraud.

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Jan 27 '15 09:15

The Public Prosecutor in Rotterdam has found that a number of issues in Bart van U.'s file raise questions. No DNA material was taken from Van U. after a previous conviction in 2012. Van U. also never received treatment for delusions and fears of an Islamic terrorist attack.

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