The European Court of Justice announced on Thursday that Romania and Ireland will have to pay three million euro (US$3.43 million) and two million euro ($2.29 million) respectively for having failed to follow an EU directive intended to prevent illicit financial flows that lead to money laundering and terrorist financing.
Dutch police arrested six men after they discovered six containers that were turned into prison cells and the seventh into a torture chamber equipped with a dentist chair with belts on arms and foot supports, pliers, knives and other utensils meant to cause pain.
Dutch police arrested a native Bosnian and his Dutch wife last week for laundering money, which investigators suspect is coming from his gang’s massive cocaine transfers from Latin America to Europe.
The Dutch Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation Services (FIOD) arrested two men Monday on suspicion of laundering millions of dollars in cryptocurrency, according to a joint statement by the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (J5).
Dutch police say they are hunting for five alleged members of a Scottish gang they believe are connected to the death of popular crime blogger Martin Kok in 2016.
The Dutch government is looking to hire 445 more officers for a specialized narcotics unit, as the fallout continues from the assassination of a criminal defense lawyer.
Eastern European women dreaming of a better life in the Netherlands are being forced into prostitution in The Hague, the seat of international justice. To protect victims’ identities, OCCRP has assigned them pseudonyms throughout this article.
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A company registered in a residential row house in a small Dutch town appears to have been part of a recently revealed Russian money laundering scheme that moved billions of dollars to the west, the Dutch daily newspaper Trouw discovered.
Royal Dutch Shell is to be prosecuted in the Netherlands over alleged corruption in a US$1.3 billion Nigerian oil deal, a case already standing trial in Italy.
Dutch and German police arrested 12 people Friday for suspected involvement in an international drug trafficking ring that used the dark web to sell an array of drugs to buyers around the world, Europol said last week.
Dutch police detained a man on suspicion of money laundering after finding 350,000 euros (US$400,000) hidden inside, well, his washing machine.
The U.S. Department of Justice indicted on Thursday seven Russian intelligence officers over alleged cyber attacks against the U.S. and its allies, saying they targeted the World Anti-Doping Agency, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency and a nuclear power company in Pennsylvania.
The US subsidiary of Rabobank pleaded guilty to obstructing an investigation into money laundering by Mexican drug cartels and has agreed to pay a US$369 million fine, the Justice Department announced on Wednesday.
Federal authorities arrested more than two dozen alleged members of a Russian gang involved inrobbing, racketeering, selling narcotics, and other crimes, including even stealing chocolate, theU.S. Department of Justice announcedWednesday.
Italian, Spanish and Dutch police arrested Wednesday 22 out of 65 suspected members of a criminal ring that smuggled hashish from Morocco to The Netherlands and Italy via Spain.
Hundreds of members of the European Parliament are potentially misusing EU funds meant to pay for offices in their home country, but at least 249 of these offices either do not exist or are nowhere to be found, according to an investigation by 'Journalists of the MEPs Project' published Wednesday.
Dutch and British authorities launched Friday major investigations into money laundering and tax evasion, coordinating raids in five countries and arresting two people linked to a Swiss bank.
ING Bank confirmed on Wednesday it is being investigated by Dutch prosecutors for money laundering and corruption. Local media say the probe is related to a bribery case in Uzbekistan.
An Italian gambling magnate known as “the king of slots” was arrested on Tuesday on the Dutch Caribbean half-island of Sint Maarten for his alleged involvement in an offshore tax evasion scheme, Italy’s Financial Guard said.
US and Dutch authorities are seeking a record US$ 1.4 billion settlement from Nordic telecommunications firm Telia Company to resolve allegations of large-scale bribery during the company’s entry into Uzbekistan in 2007, the company said Thursday.
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