WILLEMSTAD - Former Prime Minister Gerrit Schotte must discuss the blockade on his personal account with Orco Bank. The judge has given them until May 23. Schotte called on his supporters to donate money.
Schotte, who was convicted of corruption, must pay 1.8 million guilders to the Public Prosecution Service. He allegedly obtained this amount during his premiership. If he does not come up with the money, he faces a prison sentence of 3 years. The Orco bank took measures to stop the stream of income that is difficult to verify. Schotte wants this blockade to be lifted and has therefore started summary proceedings. The former MFK politician can still receive his income and carry out his own transactions.