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State Secretary Teeven wants to lease Tilburg prison to Belgium for longer

State Secretary Teeven (Security and Justice) wants to lease the penitentiary institution (PI) in Tilburg to Belgium for one more ...

News item | 27-07-2012 | 11:43

Make greater use of security cameras during investigations

It must become possible to use images from security cameras of private individuals and companies more efficiently, in order to ...

News item | 23-07-2012 | 11:06

Mandatory identification when purchasing metal for cash

The government intends to introduce an obligation to prove one's identity when purchasing or selling metal for cash. This measure ...

News item | 23-07-2012 | 11:02

Government-wide measures to combat circulation of illegal money

Confiscate and Cut off: that is the approach that the Dutch government has in mind for its nation-wide measures to combat the ...

News item | 13-07-2012 | 14:39

Cabinet enhances its policy to tackle identity fraud

Cabinet intends to take legal measures to get a better grip on identity fraud. In the future, it will be a criminal offence to ...

News item | 16-09-2011 | 17:25

Minimum punishment for repetition of serious crimes

Criminals will receive heavier punishments if, within ten years, they reoffend by committing a crime which has serious ...

News item | 16-09-2011 | 17:13

Customs find €158,000 in luggage

On Saturday 27 August Customs officers at Schiphol Airport found a large quantity of euro banknotes in the luggage of a Chinese ...

News item | 08-09-2011 | 14:42

Man arrested in Moldavia for fraud with alcoholic beverages

Friday, 5 August, a 41-year-old Dutchman was arrested in Moldavia for forgery and tax fraud in an investigation of the Dutch ...

News item | 23-08-2011 | 14:20

Royal Netherlands Military Constabulary and Customs intercept 42 kilos of cocaine

Friday evening, detectives of the Schiphol Team, a cooperation of the Royal Netherlands Military Constabulary and Customs, ...

News item | 31-07-2011 | 14:00

Customs find 8 kilos of cocaine floating on the river Scheldt

The crew of a Customs boat chanced upon a shipment of cocaine last Tuesday. The 8 kilos of hard drugs floated in the mouth of the ...

News item | 22-07-2011 | 14:15