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Two years in prison for Flemish ex-beursgoeroe

BRUSSELS – The former beursgoeroe Jean-Pierre Van Rossem from Flanders is found guilty of forgery, money laundering, tax evasion and scams. The Brussels court explained the 73-year-old former politician Friday to two years in prison after a requirement of three years, notify Flemish media.

The ex-parliamentarian led, according TO many years of a luxurious life with money from Swiss bank accounts, while he is the irs, yet millions of due. The court explained van Rossem also a fine of 12,000 euros and declared 390,000 euros forfeited. His girlfriend was sentenced to a year conditionally.

The Fleming was previously a prison term of five years after a conviction because of beleggingsfraude. The millions that he was earned, remained outside the reach of justice.

The chance that Van Rossem appeal is very great, said his lawyer after the verdict.

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