Alleged Mafia Member Said to Have Financed Former Curacao PM

Cicely Van Der Dijs and Former Curacao PM, Gerrit Schotte

Six documents have been published with regard to former Curacao Prime Minister, Gerrit Schotte’s partner, Cicely van der Dijs.

The whistleblower website curaleaks.org disclosing bank statements and transactions, stating that on June 14, 2012, van der Dijs received $73,422 from Betplus Giocolegale, which is reportedly owned by Francesco Corallo, who is wanted in Italy for organized crime/transnational crime and fraud, according to Interpol’s ‘most wanted’ webpage.

On June 15, 2012, the same amount was transferred to Schotte on his bank account in Curacao.

Another $140,000 was transferred to van der Dijs from Betplus Giocolegale on May 14, 2010. Schotte and van der Dijs flew to Miami to withdraw these funds on June 6, 2010. On that day they withdrew $120,000 at Citibank.

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