The Dutch Gaming Authority, Kansspelautoriteit , announced that houses in the municipality of Velsen, as well as in Spain, were searched and goods seized as part of the " international day of action " on Tuesday 19 May "in the investigation of subversive activities".
Regulator says Velsen resident's home was searched on suspicion of money laundering and offering unlicensed online gambling
Two luxury cars, money, jewellery and documents were seized during the search. In addition, the suspect's home in Spain was also searched and further items were confiscated.
carried out on two companies in Curaçao, with the Tax and Customs Administration have imposed an additional assessment.
In the investigation, the police, the public prosecutor's office, the tax authorities, FIOD, Ksa and the municipality of Velsen cooperated within the framework of the Regional Information and Expertise Centre Noord-Holland. The RIEC focuses on combating subversive crime by combining information, experience and strengths of different government agencies.
The Criminal Investigation Division is continuing its investigation and says it is not ruling out arrests.
And Ksa's statement read: "Undermining crime blurs the lines between the underworld and the higher world. Criminals set up businesses for their activities, apply for permits and rent and buy buildings.
"For this they need the cooperation of the higher world, for example real estate agents and notaries. In this way, these 'worlds' intertwine and criminals can put pressure on the higher world and exploit it ".