• #44: What is the value of a confession?

    It is completely up to a Court to decide upon a punishment when a suspect is found guilty of a crime. The Courts are only bound by the maximum penalties as stated in the law. In fraud cases it hardly ever happens that the maximum......

  • #43: The fading and fallible memory

    In many criminal investigations under the Dutch continental law system, the investigation à décharge on behalf of the defense is a challenge. Due to the inquisitorial system it is not a given that the defense can interview any and all witnesses. The defense has to......

  • #42: The right to a trial within a reasonable period

    Article 6 of the ECHR gives a suspect the right to a public hearing before an independent and impartial court within a reasonable period of time. Our experience is however that (financial) criminal investigations take a very long time. The workload of the Financial Intelligence......

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