Monday, October 17, 2011

Nino

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I want to tell something about the Turkish pimp Youssef O also known as Nino. You can read about him on rechtspraak.nl if you search on LJN-number BT6850 or BK7604. Youssef O is part of a gang of pimps that was investigated under the case name: Judo. Here are the links:

http://www.rechtspraak.nl/ljn.asp?ljn=BT6850
http://www.rechtspraak.nl/ljn.asp?ljn=BK7604

I want to tell about him because even I am shocked when I read this. Normally when I read all those human trafficking files I don't feel anything, perhaps because my nerve endings are overstimulated. But perhaps within that cold block of ice there is warm little heart beating, which is always good. Perhaps I'm a good person after all, perhaps I do have a conscience. By the way, there is another such evil pimp also known as Monti, who was an associate of Saban B. Reading about him also made me cringe, but I will tell about him later. But now I will tell about Youssef.

Many women were victim of Youssef. Like in many human trafficking cases it cannot be proven for many women in this particular case that they were actually victim of this pimp. Often there only is the testimony of the particular woman which cannot be backed up by other evidence. So the evidence is dismissed. Some women denied that they are forced by him. In this case it can't be proven for seven women that they were forced. I give one example from this case. The life of one woman is characterised by abuse and maltreatment by many men, like her stepfather and multiple pimps who bought and sold her amongst each other. She testified that at one moment she belonged to the suspect and that he forced her to work as a prostitute, and that he took her earned money from her. Unfortunately, there is no other evidence to back her claim up. The only other evidence is that she worked for the suspect as a prostitute and that he gave her a black eye. That apparently is not forbidden, or they forgot to accuse him of that. So he is acquitted of that accusation.

There are two LJN files. One file is the appeal. The names of the persons have been replaced in the verdicts by initials (many women have Dutch names, so you get names like Marieke van Beveren which become M van B) or the word 'name' followed by a number, [name + number]. Some mistakes have been made, often name 6 is called name 7 by mistake. Name 6 seems to be the same person as A van D (because of both persons the ulna in the arm was broken with a baseball bat, so I assume they are the same person), so I will call name 6 by the initials A van D. Often it is not clear which person in one LJN file is which person in the other LJN file. When I talk about the persons I prefer the initials, else I will use the [name + number]. In many cases the suspect was acquitted of facts after the appeal.

Of the victim called J van O it can be proven that she was forced. The two LJN files tell a slightly different story. Now the first story. Around the time she became 18 years old she entered into a relationship with the suspect and she went to live with him. Shortly after this, he proposed to her that she could work in prostitution, so that they can build up a future together. Because she was so in love with him, she did it. Starting from the spring of 1998 she has worked in prostitution for approximately 3 years, during which the suspect was her pimp. He collected the money earned by her and kept it. After approximately 9 months she actually wanted to stop working as a prostitute, but the suspect didn't allow that. The relationship between them became bad, after which the suspect maltreated her multiple times and sometimes put a gun against her head. A number of times she fled, but again and again he was able to find her back and she had to continue working in prostitution. She had to work a lot and earn a lot of money. After she tried to flee with another prostitute called G, he took her back with a lot of violence, she was beaten throughout the whole room and she wasn't allowed to go outside anymore. During another attempt to flee she went to her mother. The mother said to the suspect that her daughter wouldn't work for him anymore. The suspect didn't accept that and he threatened J van O as well as her mother, after which both fled to the Blijf van mijn Lijf Huis in Haarlem. Her mother declared that her daughter was mentally broken, she was like a girl aged four. She told her mother that she had to hand over all her money to the suspect. Her mother says that her daughter fled many times from the suspect. Every time that this happened he threatened her daughter and other family members with death, so that her daughter would go back to him.
Now the second story. J van O was born in 1980 and she testified that at the age of 17 she entered into a relationship with the suspect. She worked in a pub at that time. He kept on visiting her, gave a lot of attention to her and eventually she fell for him. He obliged her to stop working in the pub. The suspect also said to her that she wasn't allowed to have contact with her family anymore because they did nothing for her anyway. She then could live in his home. He always stayed with her so that she couldn't go to old friends. After their relationship had lasted three months, she came to live with the suspect in an apartment with prostitutes who were supposed to be working for the suspect and another person. Later the suspect proposed to her to get rid of them and that she could work in prostitution for him to build up a future together. She felt very special because he wanted to get rid of the girls especially for her. He told her he was in debt. When she became 18 years old, he told that they could live a good life together by which he meant that she could work in prostitution. That was repeated again and again in conversations. Working in prostitution would be for their common future with a big luxurious house in Morocco where they would live together. She became convinced by him. Within a month after she became 18 years old she started working in prostitution.
The first time that she worked on the Wallen in Amsterdam the suspect brought condoms, lingerie, lubricant and bedsheets and paid for that. He brought her with his car. They practised together how to ask for money in a sort of play. During her work he stayed in the neighbourhood. He was with her 24 hours a day. With the car in front of the door or on the opposite side of the street. When she didn't want to let certain people in he came to protect her.
She phoned to the suspect after she had earned between 500 and 1000 guilders, after which he picked her up. He and she bought clothes of this. After this, it turned out that he had arrears in payments and the money went to his family, medical expenses and several cars.
More or less in the middle of the period that she worked behind the window, she said to him that she didn't want to work in prostitution anymore. Then she was put into the car by him and she was beaten up.
Around Christmas of the second year in prostitution, she resisted. On the highway, the suspect had the idea that if she wouldn't go to work, he would kill her. He would drive her to a lake, then kill her and throw her into the lake. After this, he indeed drove to the lake. He told there that he would phone his mother to say that he was sorry that he was going to kill J van O. He then stepped out of the car and then she locked the doors. He then put a gun against the window. While becoming very frightened, she then had to open the door again. A conversation followed that they needed money and that she had to say sorry because she didn't listen.
At another occasion the suspect showed her that there were bullets in the gun, he removed the magazine and clicked. On the bed he has held the gun against her temple for a while.
During menstruation she had to keep on working. He said to her that she had to do it with a sponge that she had to bring inside and he explained to her how it worked. He also gave her pills to lose weight with some sort of speed in it. She had to take those pills, because when she didn't do her best to work she was beaten up again. She had to earn between 1000 and 1500 guilders per day. In the weekend she sometimes made 3000 guilders per day and then worked without a break.
Starting from approximately 2001, J van O mentally collapsed, and then he didn't force her to work behind the windows anymore, but she had to serve rich clients as a call-girl. That wasn't full-time anymore. At the end in 2003 he allowed her to stop definitely with working in prostitution.
The grandmother of J van O said that her granddaughter told her she worked in prostitution. It struck her that her granddaughter never had money. Every time her granddaughter was gone, the suspect phoned her angrily and said to her that she should take care that her granddaughter would come back, and if she wouldn't do that, he would do something bad. That's why she became very frightened of him. An example of a threat is that he would take her or her great-granddaughter into hostage. It was five or six times that he phoned this way. She was also phoned once by a girlfriend of her granddaughter called G, who told her that the suspect had beaten her granddaughter badly and had also taken her with him. She then asked G why the suspect had searched for her granddaughter and taken her with him. G answered that it was because he forced her granddaughter to work in prostitution in Amsterdam. Her granddaughter also admitted that later to her. The grandmother also said that her granddaughter had a tattoo with the name of the suspect and that she later changed that tattoo. She said that she placed that tattoo on her left arm in the period that she had worked six months behind the windows. It made clear that others should stay away from her.
A prostitute called W Z said that she knew J van O and the suspect. She worked in prostitution in the period 1999 until 2003. She saw them daily. She said that they had a relationship with each other. She said that J van O worked the whole night and that the suspect was always with her. She tells that J van O and another girl (A van D) handed over their money to the suspect. That was the standard situation and he was known for that. She said he didn't work but did have expensive cars.

The suspect also had a relationship with a Romanian woman called M C. She tells that she has worked for him for two and a half years. She came to the Netherlands at the age of 20. Before she met the suspect she didn't work in prostitution. He proposed to her that she could work in prostitution and said that she could make a lot of money in prostitution. She began working in prostitution in October or November 2004 in the Spuistraat in Amsterdam. Around Christmas 2004 she had to work on the Wallen because he said that she could make more money there.
In December 2004 she started to hand over her earned money to him. In the beginning he said that he wanted to lend the money from her and that he would pay it back. After this, he asked her to give the money to him and that he would save it. He often came in her room to ask how work was going and sick or not, she had to keep on working. On the advice of the suspect she lived in a house that he rented on his name in the Hague. He didn't live there himself during that period. For two years she worked seven days a week and she only had one day off every three months. During a bad week she earned between 4000 and 5000 euros per week and during the summer between 7000 and 8000 euros per week. The rent of the room which she paid herself is already deducted from that. He never returned the money to her. When she asked him to give the money back he said there was something wrong with the bank account, or something. She then decided that she could better go to her country of origin and leave the money behind, because she was afraid of him. She ended the relationship in April 2007.
When in 2007 she entered into a relationship with another man, she wanted to leave the suspect. While they drove in a car on the highway to the Hague he held a gun against her head. He threatened to her that if she wouldn't leave her boyfriend he would call negroes to shoot down the boyfriend. Furthermore, the suspect threatened her with SMSes or by telephone that he would catch her and would destroy her life and would murder her new boyfriend. After her departure to Romania he also phoned to her family in Romania.
During one inspection in her workroom the vice police noticed a tattoo on her body with the name of the suspect. She declared that she had a tattoo on her lower back, that this wasn't done voluntarily and that the suspect was present when she placed it there. Furthermore, police agents noticed that the suspect often walked around on the Wallen.
On June 21, 2007, she said to people of the police in the office of the company which rents out rooms that she wanted to report the suspect to the police because she was forced to work in prostitution. She said that from January 2005 until April 2007 he was her pimp whom she gave all the money she earned, between 4000 and 8000 euros per week.
It can be derived from telephone conversations between her and the suspect that in the period between February 22, 2006 until April 13, 2006, the suspect had almost daily contact with her via telephone. In a conversation on March 17, 2006 and also on March 26, 2006, the suspect said to her that he wanted to go with her to Spain. That she has to save money and then buy a house in Spain with a swimming pool and have children together. She also has to do what the suspect says.
When the relationship just started he said: "I want to have a serious relationship with you". She was alone and had no friends. She was in love with him. He abused that situation. He said: "we are going to save money together". He came every two or three days and she gave him the money that she earned in those days. He said: "when we are going to live together, then you only have to work for two or three years. Then you will stop and we will marry and make children." He had all the money and she had to ask for it when she needed money. In those years that she has worked for him she has earned a lot. She has spent little herself and made some transfers to Romania, but that was very little. At her request, the suspect transferred between 4000 and 6000 euros to her when she was already in Romania.
The suspect declares that he had an on-and-off relationship with M C, when he already had a relationship with A van D. She, M C, ordered him to put money on his account, because she wanted to hide the money from the tax department. He says that he put a lot of her money on his bank account.
A witness called S declared that in 2005 and some years after that, she was working as a prostitute in the passage (La Vie en Rose) on the Wallen in Amsterdam. Also M C worked there as a prostitute, in a room next to her and sometimes opposite to her. She recognises the suspect from a picture as the boyfriend of M C and she declares that everybody is afraid of him. She declared that M C really worked a lot and also earned a lot. She worked two or three years without vacation, seven days a week from 20.00 until 04.00 hours and she was always there, also on holidays, and she earned at least €1000 a day. She also worked when she was menstruating. She believes that M C was the one who earned the most money and she called her the number one of the red light district. M C told S that she was in love with the suspect and that she wanted to continue with him and have a baby with him. Every summer she said that she was going to stop working again, but she kept on working. Every time she told S that the suspect wanted to save some money for only a short while longer. According to S, it was generally known that M C gave her money to the suspect, and she has also seen that he brought her to work and she saw them together in the parking garage of the Bijenkorf.
A witness called D said that she knew M C as the ex of the suspect, but she never met her personally. When she, D, lived at the suspect's place she experienced herself that the suspect went looking for M C in Vinkeveen. She heard that he told this to A van D. She later heard that the suspect never found M C again. At the moment M C was gone, A van D had to work in prostitution again. D has experienced that herself, because she lived there at that time.
The bank accounts of the suspect have been inspected. In the period between January 1, 2005 until April 1, 2007, large amounts of money have been deposited on that account. That's the same period when M C worked for him. The total amount of money deposited is €237,000.

The suspect was convicted of forcing another woman into prostitution, but after appeal he seems to have been acquitted of that. This girl is called [name 5] in the file. On July 13, 2004 during an inspection on the Oudezijds Achterburgwal [name 3] and [name 5] were encountered. They each rented a room in the same building and testified that they lived together. They each testify about an encounter with each other after they were placed in a house by the suspect and they remember about an incident with hot tea that [name 3] threw over [name 5] after which the suspect maltreated [name 3]. They also confirmed that they worked in prostitution next to each other. They both worked in prostitution for the suspect in the summer of 2004. [Name 5] already worked in prostitution in Amsterdam when the suspect said that he could help her. He called himself Nino. In the summer in 2004 the suspect took [name 5] in a car to a hotel in the Hague. He then let her take another sim-card and then told her that she could work in the Hague in prostitution. There also was a French-speaking girl, recognised by [name 5] as [name 3]. After one day, [name 5] went working in Amsterdam again. At the end of her shift the suspect came and asked how much she had earned. [Name 5] was allowed to keep €50 herself and she had to give the rest to the suspect. When [name 5] was menstruating, she had to keep on working and she used a sponge for that. After she had been together for too long with a client, the suspect threw her on the bed after which she fell on the stone edge of the bed and she felt pain. After this, she was hit by the flat of his hand on her body. [Name 5] has worked for the suspect for two months, six days a week.

The suspect was convicted of forcing yet another woman into prostitution, but after appeal he seems to have been acquitted of that. On October 15, 2002, the mother of A van D reports to the police that her daughter works in prostitution for the suspect, that A van D didn't want this anymore and that she was dragged into the car by him and was kidnapped. Later that day she is encountered in the prostitution area in the Hague behind the windows. A van D acknowledges the quarrel with the suspect but says that has been talked through. She said that when her previous relationship ended she didn't know what to do anymore. She had a child aged three and accepted the offer of the suspect that when the need was high he could arrange a place to live. She then stayed with a couple of friends of the suspect a couple of days. She then arranged a house and began to work as a prostitute again. In 2003 the suspect went to live with her.
During the relationship with the suspect she has worked in prostitution for five years. The money that she earned went into a jar. The suspect always had money and was often spotted on the Wallen. The suspect also put money in the jar and she and the suspect took money from that. At the end nothing was left for her of her earned money. When she said that she wanted to leave him, he threatened to harass her mother.
J van O declares that she had contact with A van D and that A van D told her that she worked for the suspect. A van D didn't want to work in prostitution anymore but didn't dare to leave the suspect because he often stood at the school of her child and she was afraid that her son would be kidnapped by the suspect. That was in 2004 or 2005.
After an interruption, A van D went working in prostitution again on the Zandpad in Utrecht on April 30, 2007. She earned between 1300 and 1400 euros after deduction of the expenditures.
It can be deducted from wiretapped conversations that the suspect and A van D had a quarrel on May 19, 2008, because she didn't come home. Then the suspect picks up her son. It can be derived from wiretapped conversations that the suspect said to his friend that this is his only trump card and that the suspect is planning to go with her son to Belgium and to stay with her son a couple of days at an acquaintance’s place. In a conversation with this man in Belgium, the suspect says that he has a woman who ran away and that he now has taken her son to scare her. The suspect also says in that conversation that he would do something strange with her son but that he's not going to do that.
A van D has testified that she lives together with the suspect, that the suspect makes use of the money that she earned and that in the past she was beaten multiple times by him and always on places where the injury is not visible. He also threatens in cryptic words that he would do something to her son. She reports to the police that the suspect has taken her son away from her. She declares that she feels threatened and unsafe and that in the past the suspect has beaten her multiple times with objects, including a baseball bat.
From telephone conversations on May 19, 2008 it turns out that the suspect says the following to:
-to A van D: don't act as if I'm stupid. I come there and break your whole cancerous set of teeth. […] You are a dirty sufferer of cancer. I will slaughter you.
-To the mother of A van D: haha … If I get her into my hands now… I will cut her open completely. What did you think of that mamas?
On May 19, 2008 A van D says to [name 12]: I can't go home, because I will be beaten up like the last time.
A message on March 27, 2008 from A van D to the suspect reads:
you are thrilled when you hit me with a bat… You must do that to other whores whom you cheat … But you don't do it with them because you know that if you hit me I'll do nothing and I also don't go away because I have nothing .. You have me in your grasp like a tyrant.. You are like Hitler but then ten times worse.
After appeal the suspect was acquitted of forcing A van D into prostitution. But he again was convicted of breaking the ulna of her arm. On November 26, 2008 the suspect was arrested around 06.30 in a house. She was also present there. She told the police officers that earlier on, the suspect had broken her ulna and that the baseball bat that was used for that lied in the kitchen. She testified that he found out that she was befriended with M O A and that's why she was maltreated by the suspect with a baseball bat. She also said that she couldn't work anymore because of the injury and that's why the girlfriend of T D could take over her workroom in Utrecht for six weeks. She didn't dare to report the suspect to the police. She did explain extensively about how he maltreated her in general and how he threatened her, and she also told about the incident with the baseball bat. She said that she got to know M O A in the nightlife and that they exchanged telephone numbers. Half August the suspect read a SMS message from M O A to her. The suspect became very angry and hit her with a baseball bat. The next morning they went to the hospital together. Her ulna turned out to be broken and her arm had to be put in a cast. Actually, her arm had to be operated, but she didn't want that. At the moment of the testimony she couldn't stretch her arm because of that. In the hospital she told that she was drunk and that she fell with her elbow on the stairs.
On several occasions her father has seen bruises on her body. Then on her neck, then on her head or legs. Each time she had excuses that she had bumped into something. In a telephone conversation on November 26, 2008, the suspect says to his brother-in-law that he has not beaten her since one month. This brother-in-law says that she often showed him bruises, once on her arm, once on her leg. She also asked him why she was beaten up so often, she says that she works and she is busy. One witness told to the police that she has seen how he maltreated her. She screamed so badly that it chilled her to the bone.
A van D denies that she is forced by him to work in prostitution. She says that she has a relationship with him and that before she first met him she already worked in prostitution. Later on, she also denied that he broke her arm with a baseball bat. She said that she had a broken arm because of a robbery.

He also forced another girl into prostitution, called [name 2]. After appeal he also seems to be acquitted of that, while at first he was convicted of that. She testified that since 1999 she already worked in prostitution in Amsterdam and that she came into contact with the suspect there. She then had a relationship with a man. The suspect told her that if the man became difficult she should phone him. After a quarrel with the man, she indeed phoned the suspect. He then picked her up and brought her to a hotel where she stayed for three or four days. In the hotel, the suspect told her that she could start working again. He brought her to Amsterdam and also collected her again. After the client left she put money on a certain place. The suspect then came by and took the money with him. She gave her money to him every evening. That was between 1000 and 1500 guilders per week on average per evening and during the weekend it was between 2000 and 2500 guilders per evening. He gave her her first xtc pill. It became more and more, and she swallowed pills when she started working. He also let her sell pills to clients.
J van O confirms that during the period that she worked herself behind the windows [name 2] also worked behind the windows for the suspect.
On January 15, 2000, suspect is involved in an incident in the house of [name 2]. When the suspect is heard by the police, he testifies that since October 1999 he has a relationship with [name 2] and regularly stays in her home. [Name 14] was also involved in this incident, and declares that the suspect could be very aggressive and that he could threaten [name 2] terribly, she was very afraid of him. [Name 2] declares on January 15, 2000 that she has had a relationship with the suspect for two months and that she ended this relationship on January 1, 2000.
In March 2000, [name 2] reports the suspect to the police because he has threatened her a day earlier. [Name 2] testifies that she worked five days a week at that time, and he tried to snatch her earned money away from her and if she didn't give him the money he would maltreat her.

The suspect also forced yet another girl again into prostitution. Also in this case he was convicted for this at first, but after appeal he was acquitted. The first time [name 3] reported the suspect to the police on December 10, 2004 she declared that she fled for the suspect, for whom she was forced to work in prostitution. She slept in the suspect's home after she was taken with him, also later on she slept there. Also A van D - who was the girlfriend of the suspect - was present in the house of the suspect. The next morning, [name 3] went buying clothes with the suspect and A van D. The suspect told [name 3] that she looked bad and that she had to go to the hairdresser first. Next he told her in his house that she had to work in Amsterdam. She didn't want that but she felt such a pressure from him that she had the feeling that it was no use to resist him. In her feeling she had no way to go. At that moment he had snatched her passport from her and she didn't have any money or another place to stay. He then took her together with [name 15] in a BMW to Amsterdam. He bought condoms for her and paid the rent of the window. At the end of the night, he went to [name 3] and snatched her earned money. During that period she has worked for approximately two months for the suspect and had to hand over her money to him. During her work, helpers and caretakers of the suspect stood before the window where she worked.
[Name 3] slept in a hotel in Amsterdam on the Zeedijk. The hotel costs which were €70 per day were paid by the suspect. At the end of the night the suspect collected her, took her money and brought her to the hotel. She felt like nothing other than a money machine for him. He said to her that if she wanted to work for herself she could buy her passport back for €6000. After a while, she fled to France. In the summer of 2004 she returned to the Netherlands because of family problems in France. After working two or three days in prostitution independently, she encountered the suspect again and then everything was like it was before. At first he treated her very kindly, he told her that his relationship with A van D was over and said that [name 3] had to work even harder so that he could rent an apartment for her. In this second period, she has worked three or four months for the suspect and then fled to the Hague.
[Name 3] also was forced to have sex with suspect, sometimes under the eyes of his friends. He determined her workhours, mostly from 19.00 until 04.00 hours. She had to work even when she was menstruating. On a bad day her earnings were between 400 and 500 euros and normally between 500 and 750 euros per day. Those earnings were taken by the suspect in her room at the end of each workday.
He has beaten her up multiple times. With a trash bin on her birthday, a butt with his head against her eyebrow, after which there was contact with the police, and also one time after she had thrown coffee on [name 5]. That last incident is confirmed in the testimony of [name 5]. [Name 5] has declared that she was taken by the suspect to a house in the Hague and that she spoke with a French-speaking girl that evening. She recognises the French-speaking girl on a photo. That evening, [name 5] had a quarrel with [name 3] because it turned out that the suspect wasn't only her boyfriend but also the boyfriend of [name 3]. During the quarrel, [name 3] threw hot tea over [name 5], and [name 5] told that to the suspect. Next [name 5] heard that in the room next to her the suspect was beating up [name 3]. [Name 5] heard that [name 3] was screaming very loud and she heard the sound of beatings. Later she saw that [name 3] was sitting in the room while crying. [Name 5] knew that [name 3] was working in prostitution because later on she saw [name 3] behind the window on the Stoofsteeg in Amsterdam.
On July 31 in 2004, the senior police officer encountered [name 3] at the Oudekennissteeg in Amsterdam with two black eyes, in the presence of the suspect. Later on, the senior police officer had a chat with [name 3] and she told him that she was more or less coerced but she was very afraid, and the black eyes were caused by the pimp. She couldn't tell more out of fear.

The suspect also forced another girl into prostitution, he was convicted for this at first, but after appeal he seems to have been acquitted of this. [Name 7] got to know suspect in the nightlife in the summer of 2007 when she was 18 years old. He gave her clothes, a new sim card and presents which he paid for, and they did pleasant things together. He told her that he was searching for a steady relationship. [Name 7] wanted to leave her home and he offered her to live with him at his place. Next she went to live at his place in the Hague. That same evening he told her that he needed money for his mother and that he wanted to build up something with her and that she then could acquire a driver's license. [Name 7] could then work together with [name 23], who also lived in that house, and the suspect said lots of money can be made in prostitution. [Name 7] had just run away from home and couldn't go back.
The suspect arranged that she could work in Amsterdam. He phoned to ask if there were vacant rooms, he then gave [name 7] the telephone number and then she phoned to the prostitution business and reserved a room. In the car, the suspect gave her money for the rent of the room and explained to her which price she should ask to the clients. [Name 7] wasn't allowed to speak to the other girls. At the end of the first day he came to pick her up. She had earned €300 and had to give it to him. He would give that to his mother who had to go to Morocco. [Name 7] felt that she had to give the money to him because now she lived in his house.
She has worked in prostitution for four days. In those days she earned between €3000 and €4000 and gave it all to the suspect plus a part of her savings. The day after, she decided to go away. The first time that she wanted to leave, she got a slap in the face with the flat of his hand. The next day or a couple of days later, she still left anyway and then the suspect followed her with a baseball bat until [name 21] intervened.
[Name 10] testified that she sat in a car in which also the suspect was sitting and that he left the car in Maassluis. A short while later he came back to the car with a Turkish girl. The girl was named [name]. She carried a couple of bags with her. The suspect asked [name 10] to keep an eye on her, because he didn't want her to phone with other boys and she wasn't supposed to know that he had another girlfriend.
Furthermore, the witness called [name 13] confirms that [name 7] has worked for the suspect.

The suspect was convicted of trying to force A van der H into prostitution, he was also convicted after appeal. She got to know him during nightlife. He was then 30 years old, she was only 17 years old. She then knew him for three years. She was attracted to the suspect. She had a sexual relationship with him and she believed she was his girlfriend. That's also what he said to her. And she wasn't allowed to mix with other boys or to go out. He said that he had no money, wanted to earn money quickly, to have a shared future together and wanted to become old with her. He started to talk about prostitution. He said that she had to buy condoms. She received a couple of telephone numbers to arrange a prostitution room in Amsterdam. She then phoned a number and arranged a room. Next, the suspect phoned her and said that he would pick her up within an hour. He also said that she should bring attractive lingerie with her. Next, he collected her at her house and drove her with his BMW to Amsterdam. He knew exactly where he should be and dropped her off at the corner. He gave her money for the rent of the workroom. When she walked to the room, he phoned her and said to her that she did it for their shared future and that she must think about that and about the money and not about the men. When the suspect collected her later on, the only thing he asked was: "do you have money?". Finally, she burst into tears in the rented prostitution room and she didn't receive clients. When the suspect heard this in his car, he totally freaked out.
She testified the following: "approximately a year ago, [suspect] (the court understands in each case: the suspect) spoke with me for the first time about prostitution. He told me he had no money and that we would grow old together. He wanted to make money quickly. He told me that I should do this for our future. I don't know how he managed to do it, I loved him. [Suspect] then ordered me to arrange a (prostitution) room in Amsterdam. After I had arranged the room, he phoned me and said that he came to pick me up. He dropped me off on the corner and when I walked to that room, he phoned me. He told me once more that I must think about us. During sex, I mustn't think about those men, but about the money. In the room I could only cry. I also didn't really stand there. After this, he brought me to Amsterdam one more time. Then I also didn't work."
SMSes have been wiretapped by the police. It turns out that on May 16, 2008, she lets him know that she will work the next day and she asks him: "are you going to bring me and will you pick me up, then you can see for yourself that I really go". Then he answers: "I will not pick you up the first time phone me but if you have worked and bring me the money". On May 19, 2008, he lets her know that she has until Friday the time to do what she has to do, or else he will go loose and fuck with others.
When she then asks him if he could bring her, he answers that he brought her the last time, but that the first time she allegedly bought a present for her father, the second time his money and that she had used up what she had earned, and the third time did it with a Moroccan. He tells her that if she gladly wants to see him she should do that first, and that he then wants to see her because if she has done it on a given moment then she has money and then she can bring it to him.
On May 21, 2008 he sends her an SMS that in Amsterdam a place is certainly free.
On June 15, 2008 he sends her an SMS: I won't collect you, you go yourself and come back yourself and you bring the money to me...
When he threatens to leave her, she lets him know on June 20, 2008, that "I say I do want it but I do it against my liking because I don't lose you, you understand", after which he reacts: "but you still didn't do it".
At the end she didn't do it. But he was convicted for this accusation anyway.

He was convicted for other crimes aside of prostitution as well. Once he maltreated a woman who was driving not quickly enough. He hit her in the face, her nose piercing was slammed out. And her hand was hit, which just before had been medically treated. He also raped a girl using GHB. He got a five-year jail sentence, also after the appeal when he was acquitted of many accusations.

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