Netherlands

Nederlander bekent matchfixing voetbal

The Dutch Paul R. admitted to being part of a bribery and match fixing scheme with German football clubs. According to Paul R., he has manipulated Dutch football matches as well. The Dutch referee Serdar Gözübüyük, whose name got mentioned as well, denies any involvement.
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Blog Panama Papers: 'Miljoenenverlies Nederlandse investeerders'

An investment project of around 150 Dutch investors and the hedgefund GO Capital probably led to a loss of a couple dozen million euros. The names of around 80 investors appeared in the Panama Papers.
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Het Transparantieregister Zorg verhult evenveel als het verduidelijkt

Data form the Healthcare Transparency Register shows that pharmaceutical companies have paid a total of 51,6 million euros to doctors and health authorities. Even though the register provides the possibility to check the connections between health care providers and the industry, there are doubts about the accuracy regarding the extent and amount of sponsorships provided by the pharmaceutical companies. The interests of pharmaceutical companies might have influenced the way the register is set up.

Fiscus jaagt op malafide belastingadviseurs

The tax authorities in the Netherlands have about a hundred fraudulent tax advisors in sight who defraud the tax returns for their clients. Thousands of Dutch are duped millions of euros because their tax advisors created false tax deductions.
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Lagere celstraf voor ex-VVD'er Hooijmaijers

Former deputy and politician Ton Hooijmaijers, convicted for bribery, money laundering and forgery, is convicted on appeal to a suspended prison sentence of 2.5 years, less than expected. His wife was acquitted again.

OM eist celstraffen tot 20 maanden in corruptieproces publieke omroep

Public prosecutor demands prison sentences up to 20 months in corruption trial against public broadcasting corporation. Involved in the corruption and fraud trial are filmmaker Rob Hof and former broadcasting director Frank William.
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VimpelCom Negotiating Near-Record US$ 775 Million in Bribery Penalty

VimpelCom in talks with US Department of Justice to pay US$ 775 million to settle Bribery allegations
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Rolls-Royce faces new questions in Brazil corruption investigation

Rolls Royce facing new questions over its ties to a Brazilian businessman after he was charged with corruption, bribery, money laundering and tax evasion

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