In Part 2, David Amoruso continues the story of Dutch master criminal Willem Holleeder and how he became the leader of a major Dutch motorcycle gang called the No Surrender. and eventually challenged the American based Hells Angels. Along the way, we learn that Willem Holleeder becomes an extortionist of wealthy European real estate investors. Holleeder went into business with a real estate businessman named Willem Endstra and involved him in money laundering. Holleeder had a dispute with Endstra and he became an informant about Holleeder and his criminal activities. Holleeder has Endstra and another partner murdered while they are on holiday in Thailand.
By 2006, Dutch police have charged Holleeder with murder and extortion and his trial was dubbed the trial of the century. Holleeder’s lawyer, Bram Moszkowicz, argued that media pronunciations on Holleeder as one of the “topcriminelen” had prejudiced the case against him.
I recommend you go to David’s website, Gangstersinc by clicking here. David has written about American gangsters and famous American crimes as well as the La Cosa Nostra, Camorra and ‘Ndrangheta in Italy and Sicily and other European criminal organizations.
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