Prime Minister Mark Rutte spoke to Queen Beatrix and Princess Mabel by telephone this morning. He told them that everyone in the Netherlands felt deeply for them in this time of concern and sorrow.
The Embassy in Sweden has received numerous inquiries from Swedish citizens regarding the legitimacy of certain solicitations they have received via normal mail or via e-mail. The solicitations promise large sums of money in return for the payment of certain advance fees, transaction fees, customs fees, etc. Some solicitations concern foreign lotteries. The Embassy would like to alert Swedish citizens that these solicitations are likely to be fraudulent.