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Dutch police Arrest team
May 10 '17 07:37

The police arrested four people and seized 1 million euros in cash in an investigation into providers of smartphones that encrypt communication data. Investigators believe the suspects sold these encrypted phones to criminals, RTL Nieuws reports.

The encryption makes it harder for the authorities to listen in on conversations or read text messages from a distance. This trait makes encrypted phones extremely popular among criminals who want to hide their communication from the police.

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Mar 31 '17 10:10

The Dutch tax authorities' investigative service FIOD received details of 3,800 Dutch with hidden assets and savings in Swiss bank accounts from an anonymous source, AD reports. Based on this information, FIOD launched an international hunt for Dutch tax evaders on Thursday.

According to the Tax Authorities, the details about hidden assets in Swiss bank accounts can be compared to the Panama Papers that leaked last year. All 3,800 Dutch-linked accounts are with one Swiss bank, which the Dutch authorities would not name.

No Surrender
Feb 21 '17 12:45

Lawyer Jan Piet van R. was arrested on Monday night in the investigation against former No Surrender leader Klaas Otto, the Public Prosecutor confirmed to the Telegraaf. A number of addresses was raided on Monday and more will be raided on Tuesday, according to the newspaper.

The Public Prosecutor spokesperson could not say why the lawyer was arrested. Otto claims that he works for the Amsterdam lawyer and visited clients for him abroad, according to the Telegraaf. 

Rotterdam police seize Over 1,800 kg of illegal fireworks in Hoogvliet and Wezep, 28 Dec 2016
Dec 29 '16 10:05

The Rotterdam police found and seized 1,800 kilograms of illegal fireworks after raids in Hoogvliet and Wezep on Wednesday morning. Four people were arrested, the police announced.

The raids were the result of a months-long investigation triggered by the arrest of two minors in Spijkenisse a few months ago. The two kids were in possession of illegal fireworks. Extensive investigation led the police to the two addresses in Hoogvliet and Wezep. 

Police officers prepare to raid a sauna club in Roermond as part of a Satudarah money laundering investigation, 26 Nov 2016
Nov 28 '16 09:17

On Saturday the police searched several locations in Limburg in a large investigation into the laundering of dirty money from motorcycle gang Satudarah. One of these locations was a sauna club in Roermond. So far no arrests were made, the police said on Sunday.

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Oct 7 '16 14:55

Two men were arrested on suspicion of involvement in the assassination of 37-year-old Aziz Anzi. He was gunned down while sitting in his car in a parking lot next to the A12 highway on September 19th last year

Human trafficking
Oct 6 '16 16:00

The police dismantled an international human trafficking network with raids in Amsterdam, Bulgaria, Belgium and Germany. Ten suspects were arrested, the Dutch police said on Thursday

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Sep 12 '16 11:07

So far this year the Amsterdam police arrested 60 Albanians on suspicion of serious drug trafficking and money laundering from expensive apartments scattered throughout the Dutch capital. Cocaine, automatic firearms and several million euros in cash were confiscated

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Jul 18 '16 15:45

The police are raiding various addresses in Groningen, Friesland and Drenthe on Monday as part of a major investigation into money laundering and drug trafficking in the north of the country. So far four suspects were arrested

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Jul 15 '16 11:49

Many car hire companies in Brabant are working hand in hand with criminals involved in serious crime, the Zeeland-West Brabant police revealed on Thursday after months of investigation. According to the police, these companies rent cars to criminals that are equipped with hidden compartments to hide drugs, weapons and money.

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Jun 2 '16 14:20

The Dutch tax investigation service FIOD raided ten locations in an international fraud investigation involving six Dutch companies on Wednesday, the Public Prosecutor announced.

Dutch police Arrest team
May 31 '16 10:40

The police raided a total of 19 different locations on Tuesday morning as part of an investigation into organized crime in Groningen. So far 13 people were arrested, the police announced in a statement.

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May 17 '16 11:00

Two suspects were arrested on Tuesday morning in connection with the murder of 31-year-old Tommie van der Burg in April last year. The victim was gunned down while sitting in his car in front of the Van der Valk hotel in Eindhoven.

Apr 19 '16 08:09

The police raided several addresses in The Hague, including at the caravan center on Tom Mandersstraat, at 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning as part of a large drug investigation. Two people were arrested, on in Spain the other in The Hague

Apr 5 '16 10:16

The police arrested 55 people and searched 111 locations in the southern parts of the Netherlands in a major ongoing investigation into a network trading in synthetic drugs and cannabis on Monday.

Apr 4 '16 07:32

The Dutch authorities simultaneously raided about 100 buildings in Brabant and Limburg on Monday morning in an ongoing investigation into a network trading in synthetic drugs and cannabis. So far about 50 people were arrested

Mar 30 '16 08:29

It is important that residents be alert to threats, but do not become paranoid, Rotterdam mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb said at a meeting for residents of Rotterdam-West on Tuesday evening. The meeting was arranged to inform residents on the state of affairs following the arrest of 4 terrorist suspects in the neighborhood on Sunday.

Mar 28 '16 09:05

The police arrested a 32-year-old Frenchman in Rotterdam on Sunday at the request of the French authorities. The man is suspected of preparing for a terrorist attacks. Another three people were arrested, including two Algerian men aged 43 and 47. So far nothing is known about the background of the third suspect. A number of raids were carried out and ammunition and drugs, among other things were found.

Jan 29 '16 08:47

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

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Jan 20 '16 08:38

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.

Dec 17 '15 11:13

The police raided several locations in Hoorn, Zwaag and Oosterblokker on Thursday morning in connection with a "financial investigation". Well-known criminal Nico V. was arrested in one of these raids, the Telegraaf reports based on confidential sources.

Thalys attack
Aug 26 '15 09:28

The prosecutor in Paris has officially launched a formal judicial investigation for terrorism related activities against Ayoub el Khazzani - the man who committed the foiled attack on a Thalys train between Amsterdam and Paris on Friday.

Jun 25 '15 15:15

The police have arrested three more suspects in the 18 month long investigation surrounding a crime family in Roosendaal. This crime family is suspected of operating a drug line to France.

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Jun 9 '15 10:44

The police in Groningen are raiding multiple locations in the province as part of two ongoing investigations into cannabis cultivation. According to the police, these actions are "aimed at seizing cannabis, money, valuables and administration".

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