Officers raided Tuesday morning at four addresses. As a key player in Kris B. from Rotselaar was arrested, just like his pal notary Jan D. from Werchter. The court held a search warrant at two employees of B. in Sint-Gillis-Waas, and Sint-Niklaas. All were on Wednesday brought before the examining magistrate. B. is suspected to be at the head of a criminal organization, and is further indicted for large-scale scams. The Leuven investigating judge extended his detention. B. to appear Friday before the court. The three others were, after a night on the cell, released. The notary is accused of scams. The two employees of B. from the Waasland are suspected of membership of a criminal organisation.
“They declare that their process within the legal framework is already installed”, responds parketwoordvoerster Sarah Callewaert. “It is certainly not in the wrong to have gone. For the moment, we know of a dozen victims, but it is plausible that there is still a lot more.” Concretely, this involves victims who are scammed by the credit broker and the like. All they got B. on the floor when she is on one of his many kredietsites the shortest road to money and trying to find because they are in financial problems. B., with offices in Schaarbeek, Charleroi and Liège, and always came with the same solution. “There is nothing for it but to sell your house to me.” With the thought that it is a temporary sale, zeulde he everyone to his fellow notary in Werchter to the act in order to bring. It would be the same notary public eye have toegeknepen when everything was signed.will not Stop
Even when recently the illegal practices come to light, continued B. lustig continue to do so. “I have determined that between 19 January and 19 april, there is still 17 additional families have become a victim of the practices of Immovite. They played all lost their house. Meanwhile, there were once again three homes were sold by Immovite” said Eric Van Hauwermeiren, lawyer for the civil parties. “The company has at the end of 2017, in an amount of 8.3 million euro real estate in the balance sheet. That means that there are probably a hundred or more victims. With me there are 19 victims known. Most of them don't even dare with their story to come out.”
“It is incredible how these men work. Compare it with drug dealers that bags of cocaine in the middle of the city out of a truck, hurl and thus come off. The real gangsterpraktijken, in which each time the same notary comes into the picture. Victims in East-Flanders were allegedly in a taxi taken on the way to the notary in Werchter, but actually it was a vintage Mercedes which is also a male of B. sat. Who told then-stop against which gullible people how wonderful B. it was not and that they would be well kept with him in the sea.” The Leuven court will decide Friday whether B. remains held.