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  • 23-05-2018

    Beware of scams when looking for a student room

    Attractive accommodation for little money – which prospective student wouldn’t want that? Watch out, though, because scammers are lurking out there, waiting for you to take the bait.

    Criminals are cashing in on the shortage of affordable rooms in many Dutch student cities. They’re placing ads offering cheap rental accommodation for students. They know exactly what most students are looking for. When students respond, they’re asked to pay…

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Welcome to the Fraud Help Desk

Scam or not? You can turn to us with your questions and reports about fraud and internet crime, committed in or from the Netherlands.

Checklist for booking your holiday home online

The Fraudhelpdesk would like to offer some tips to prevent you from falling victim to this type of fraud and having your dream holiday turn into a nightmare.

Dating fraud in the Netherlands

The film Crime without Blood shows the devastating impact of dating scams and other online fraud.