Published On: Thu, Apr 9th, 2015

Plasterk supports investigation into money flow

Dutch ParliamentTHE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD – The Dutch Minister of Kingdom Relations, Ronald Plasterk said that he supports a Kingdom-wide investigation that is focused on the money flow within the gambling industry, drug trafficking and trafficking in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom.

The initiative for this investigation comes from the Dutch MPs André Bosman of the VVD and BosmanRonald van Raak of the SP.

During the parliamentary meeting on this topic, both MPs presented a motion in which they ask the Dutch Government to start with this investigation.

“…in the context of the Kingdom to allow an investigation of the (illegal) flows between the under and upper world in Curacao and St. Maarten, between these countries and with countries outside the Kingdom.”

Ronald van RaakThe investigation should focus on the gambling industry. "Money flows show where interests lie. The focus of the motion presented by the two MPs is especially for Curacao and St. Maarten, but I can imagine that Aruba would also be interested,” said Bosman. Plasterk responded positively.


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