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Lars van de Ven of the FinTech team at AFM speaking at ICO Event Amsterdam, 29 Nov 2017
Nov 29 '17 16:20

When it comes to Initial Coin Offerings or ICOs, peoples main concerns by far are how the field will be regulated and scams within the field, according to a survey among the 400 attendees to the ICO Event Amsterdam on Wednesday.

According to Lars van de Ven of the Dutch authority on financial markets AFM's FinTech department, the most logical thing to do at this time, is to let the ICO field self regulate. In this way, the industry can guarantee that ICOs will continue into the future in a more sustainable way, he said to NL Times.

Oct 22 '15 15:50

Two men have been arrested this week on suspicion of dozens of scams after they posed as fake cops and ripped off more than 50 innocent victims. Detectives in Gelderland have been investigating reports that have come in over the last three months, with instances of trickery by fake cops.

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Aug 21 '14 13:38

Dutch society loses about €30 billion annually to fraudsters, including scams such as insurance fraud and swindling with benefits. The guilty parties are rarely caught, according to daily newspaper Metro.

Feb 21 '14 04:32

Dutch were scammed out of a total of € 30 million over the past three years, reported the Fraud helpdesk, established in 2011, Thursday. The helpdesk received an impressive 70,000 reports of fraud or attempted fraud.

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