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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Gang embezzles €5.6m from unnamed Dutch bank

Police have arrested 13 people in connection with the embezzlement of €5.6m from a Dutch bank by manipulating the computer system.

Police refused to say which bank was involved but said the money was taken directly from the bank rather than private accounts.
The cash ended up on the bank account of a 26-year-old man from Wageningen and was then moved to a number of different accounts abroad. So far €2m has been recovered.
The 26-year-old is among the 13 people who have been arrested. The oldest was 52. Not all the men knew each other, police said, and it is not clear if more arrests will follow.

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