Wednesday, 20 June 2007

111 suspected "419" scammers arrested in Amsterdam

Source: AFP (via Yahoo!)
Police in Amsterdam arrested 111 West Africans on Saturday, June 16th, for being in the Netherlands illegally. Those arrested are now under further investigation as suspected Internet fraudsters. Eight of those arrested were carrying false papers, and have been prosecuted. The others were detained and then released unless there were any extra charges against them. Dutch police believe over 2,000 Internet fraudsters are active in the country.

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