The National Public Prosecutors’ Office (Landelijk Parket) focuses on international forms of organised crime and crime that undermines society, such as human trafficking, terrorism, drug trafficking, money laundering related to organised crime, international war crimes, child pornography, child sex tourism and cybercrime. These serious, and often invisible, forms of crime damage the fabric of society and therefore require a coordinated approach involving partners both within and outside the Public Prosecution Service.
Dutch prosecutor demands 27 years jail in war crimes case for Syrian living in the Netherlands
02-07-2021 | 15:26
27 years imprisonment. The Netherlands Public Prosecution Service demanded a high prison sentence in a case against a Syrian man ...
Coordinated action cuts off access to VPN service used by ransomware groups
30-06-2021 | 13:00
This week, law enforcement and judicial authorities in Europe, the US and Canada have seized the web domains and server ...
ABN AMRO pays EUR 480 million on account of serious shortcomings in money laundering prevention
19-04-2021 | 07:30
ABN AMRO Bank NV (ABN AMRO) has accepted a settlement of EUR 480 million offered by the Netherlands Public Prosecution Service ...
Rwandan Genocide: suspect arrested in The Netherlands
26-10-2020 | 17:00
Monday 26 October the International Crimes Unit of the Dutch police arrested a 71-year old Rwandan man. Rwanda has requested his ...
Change in prosecution team MH17-trial
21-07-2020 | 12:52
A change will occur within the in-court team of public prosecutors conducting the MH17-trial. On 1 August 2020, public prosecutor ...
Dismantling of an encrypted network sends shockwaves through organised crime groups across Europe
02-07-2020 | 16:58
At a joint press conference today, French and Dutch law enforcement and judicial authorities, Europol and Eurojust presented the ...