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Record number of tips at Meld Misdaad Anoniem in 2020

Significant increase in willingness to report since start corona crisis In 2020, Meld Misdaad Anoniem (Report Crime Anonymously, M.) received a record number of 25,818 reports – an increase of more than fifty percent. Analysis of the annual figures shows a clear impact of the lockdown on the criminal situation. Due to corona virus restrictions, signs of drug trafficking on the streets and from homes -amongst other crimes- became more visible, and cybercrime increased. In addition, there wa...

Results 2019: Criminal money flows exposed via M.

Increase in anonymous tips regarding entire drug chain Never before has the number of anonymous tips regarding illegal money flows and hard drugs been as high as in 2019, according to analysis of the annual figures for Meld Misdaad Anoniem (M.; Report Crime Anonymously). The tip line received approximately one thousand tips (+44%) on issues such as money laundering and criminal and unexplained assets. There were 4,943 tips on hard drug trade, an increase of 30%. Last year, M. forwarded a tot...