Right under his nose
July 30, 2018 11:00 AM   Subscribe

The threat to Holleeder’s life stems from a decision that she made, in 2013, to become the star witness in a mob trial. She agreed to testify against the most notorious criminal in the Netherlands, a man known as De Neus—the Nose, a reference to his most prominent facial feature. This was a risky choice. “Everyone else who has turned on him ended up dead,” she pointed out. How a notorious gangster was exposed by his own sister.
posted by zeptoweasel (4 comments total) 20 users marked this as a favorite
A good read. Thank you for posting.
posted by greermahoney at 2:52 PM on July 30, 2018 [1 favorite]

Great read.
posted by BlahLaLa at 6:37 PM on July 30, 2018

very interesting thanks for posting.
posted by wilful at 7:42 PM on July 30, 2018

Helluva story. That last quote from Astrid is heart wrenching. (I’d say more, but I don’t want to post any spoilers.)
posted by MexicanYenta at 5:11 AM on July 31, 2018 [2 favorites]

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