Former Hells Angel sues for damages

The former president of Amsterdam’s Hells Angels chapter, ‘Big Willem’ van Boxtel, is suing the justice ministry for more than €1m in damages because his private and business life have been ‘ruined’ by groundless allegations against him.

Van Boxtel was thrown out of the Angels after he was falsely accused of planning to blow up underworld leader Willem Holleeder. Other Hells Angels are also preparing claims, the Parool reports on Wednesday.

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