“Dutch police who found 350,000 euros … hidden inside a washing machine have detained a man on suspicion of money laundering.”

That’s the opening line of a recent report at the Daily Mail. The report continues:

Police said in a statement that officers were checking a house in western Amsterdam on Monday for unregistered residents when they found the valuable laundry load. …

The officers also found a money-counting machine, a gun and several cell phones.

The 24-year-old suspect’s name was not released, in line with Dutch privacy rules.

‘The municipal administration revealed that no one lived at the address,’ the police told CNN in a statement.

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Jon Guze / Director of Legal Studies

Jon Guze is the Director of Legal Studies at the John Locke Foundation. Before joining the John Locke Foundation, Jon practiced law in Durham, North Carolina for over twent...

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