Another PVV MP reveals criminal record he kept secret

26 11 2010


Another MP for the anti-Islam PVV has criminal convictions he had not revealed to party leader Geert Wilders, it emerged on Wednesday evening.

Jhim Bemmel has a 2006 conviction for fraud, for forging freight documents. He was fined €500. He also has a drunk driving conviction in 2000.

The MP, who has had some of his parliamentary responsibilities removed by Wilders, said he did not come clean about his past because it was private.

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Meanwhile, from Radio Netherlands Worldwide: Seven Dutch MPs have past convictions.




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