6th April 2017
Hundreds of secret Swiss bank accounts identified by Australian authorities as part of a global tax evasion and money laundering investigation are still in use, a top tax official said on Wednesday. Coordinated raids on scores of suspicious bank accounts began last week in Australia, the Netherlands,… Read More
3rd April 2017
Swiss bank Credit Suisse has been dragged into yet more tax evasion and money laundering investigations, after a tip-off to Dutch prosecutors about tens of thousands of suspect accounts triggered raids in five countries. Coordinated raids began on Thursday in the Netherlands, Britain, Germany, France and Australia, the… Read More
31st March 2017
A tax evasion tip-off has led Dutch prosecutors to carry out raids in five countries, including the UK. Authorities in the Netherlands said the probe related to over 55,000 accounts held at a Swiss bank, which officials refused to identify. The raids, carried out in the Netherlands, UK, Germany,… Read More
23rd March 2017
‘After years shrouded in darkness, they can now shine again,’ says Dutch education minister. Read More
7th February 2017
The Dutch government is trying to make it easier to launch a criminal investigation against persons who use bitcoin to launder money from illegal activities, according to Financieele Dagblad, a Dutch newspaper. Read More
3rd February 2017
Dutch lawyers and rights activists Thursday filed a criminal complaint against Rabobank accusing the lender of complicity in money-laundering by Mexican drug cartels and urging prosecutors to investigate. Read More
9th January 2017
The Dutch public prosecution office is looking at three pending cases involving the digital currency bitcoin and money laundering in 2017. Read More
12th December 2016
In our interconnected world international trade is integral to modern life. Thousands of ships flled with containers traverse the globe each day: microwaves leave a port in South Korea and arrive in Rotterdam, gold mined in Australia is utilized by jewellery manufactures in India, and oil from Venezuela is shipped to factories in China. Read More
23rd November 2016
Supported by Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) and the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT), as well as Eurojust and the European Banking Federation (EBF) the second coordinated European Money Mule Action (EMMA) culminated in the arrest of 178 individuals. Read More
4th August 2016
Almost 1.5 million euros in cash was seized in five money laundering investigation launched at Schiphol Airport in June, the Public Prosecutor announced on Thursday. Several suspects will soon have to answer in court. On June 21st, a Colombian woman and her son were arrested at the airport for… Read More