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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

More concrete results needed in Romania and Bulgaria

‘It seems as if the fight against corruption and organised crime is progressing with difficulty in fits and starts,’ observed ...

News item | 20-07-2011 | 11:56

Do not buy fake weapons abroad

Each year, tourists buy fake weapons abroad and take these home to the Netherlands. These fake weapons are freely available in ...

News item | 13-07-2011 | 15:01

Expansion of the operation of Bibob to martial arts events and headshops

The operation of the Public Administration (Probity Screening) Act (Wet Bibob) is being expanded to include martial arts events ...

News item | 08-07-2011 | 09:50

Teeven: the offender will pay

State Secretary Teeven for Security and Justice wants to prevent the situation in which victims of crimes are not being paid any ...

News item | 07-07-2011 | 10:08

Teeven launches national confidential telephone line on extortion

Today, State Secretary Fred Teeven of Security and Justice will launch the national confidential telephone line on extortion. The ...

News item | 01-07-2011 | 10:58