Utrecht COFFERS Team in the News: Money Laundering in the Netherlands

COFFERS made it to the headlines of the Dutch newspaper Trouw. The new money laundering estimates made by the Utrecht COFFERS team in The Netherlands found it to be €16 billion. This accounts for 2.5% on average of the Dutch GDP in the last few years. “The danger for the Dutch economy is that criminals undermine the legal economy, because they are active in many sectors of the Dutch economy,” Coffers project leader Prof. Dr. Brigitte Unger said. Coffers team member Ass. Prof. Dr. Joras Ferwerda mentioned increasing fraud as the biggest danger.

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