Friday 24 January 2020

Police find €700,000 in cash, hidden in car secret compartment

The cash. Photo:

A 25-year-old man from Zaandam has been arrested after police found €700,000 in cash, hidden in a secret compartment in his car.

Police stopped the car on the A16 last week and found the money, in €100 notes, in a bag in the compartment. They arrested the man and sequestered the car for further investigation.

The police statement did not say if the car had been stopped in a routine control, or why it was picked out for investigation. The driver remains in custody. has been free for 13 years, but now we are asking our readers to help. Your donation will enable us to keep providing you with fair and accurate news and features about all things Dutch.
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