While the SC Buitenveldertbaan women's team was playing football on the pitch inside, a thief snuck into their Amsterdam clubhouse and stole the lady's belongings. Security cameras inside the bar caught the thief in the act, and the team released the video footage on their Facebook page with an appeal to catch the criminal and get their stuff back.
The 70-year old Cok Harteveld from Maassluis was robbed of his pension this weekend when thieves stole his entire chips-stall. The stall provides Harteveld's income, and he was going to pass it on to his grandchild, until it was stolen. Police may have one lead, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.
A painting by Dutch Golden Age master Johannes Vermeer sold at auction 6.2 million British pounds (€7.8 million) at Christie’s auction house in London on Tuesday. “Sint Praxedis” shows Saint Praxedis, the supposedly virginal daughter of Saint Pudens, a former Roman senator, and sister of Saint Pudentiana, squeezing out a sponge saturated with the blood of a martyr into a chalice.
Dutch author Patricia Vlasman had almost €80,000 stolen from her home last week. She and her partner Jaafar Zahraoui did not trust the banks with their money, and kept it at home. Robbers stole it from a safe, Het Parool reports.
A 62-year old woman was arrested in her home in Oosterhout Wednesday afternoon on suspicion of theft. It is thought that the woman stole an iPhone that was lying on a check-out counter in a shop in 's-Hertogenbosch.
Six postmen and one accomplice were arrested on Tuesday for large-scale fraud with tax money.
A large-scale data theft based in Germany, which came to light at the beginning of April, also hacked into 50,000 Dutch accounts.
An 84-year old man from The Hague was robbed of all his savings in the last month, which amounts to around €73,000. The police is saying that most of this was swindled from him in a casino.
A 59-year old woman has been apprehended for destruction and theft at various grave sites and various graveyards, Omroep Gelderland reports.
An 11-year old boy was robbed of his phone on Monday in Haarlem.
A 17-year old youth prevented an armed robber from entering his house in Voorschoten on Saturday evening.
Aijman El B., a 16-year-old former student of Ibn Ghaldoun, heard a sentence of 1 month probationary youth detention and 60 hours community service against him, Wednesday, for using and distributing stolen exams.
A bundle of stolen exams from the Ibn Ghaldoun school in Rotterdam is reported to be worth €200, according to case suspect Annas B.
Police in Noord Holland arrested two people suspected of embezzling €224,000 from political party Leefbaar Amsterdam. Investigators carried out searches "in several places in Amsterdam," police said on Thursday.
Volunteers steal millions of euros from the organizations they work for every year, according to researcher Maarten den Ouden in the "Reformatorisch Dagblad."
Dutch police arrested a 19-year-old woman alleged to have been part of a plot to steal a collection masterpieces from the Rotterdam Kunsthal last year.