Dutch Military Intelligence and Security Service

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Group.png Dutch Military Intelligence and Security Service  Rdf-icon.png
Parent organizationNetherlands
Typeintelligence agency

Drug trafficking connections

Militaire Inlichtingen- en Veiligheidsdienst (MIVD) is the Military Intelligence and Security Service of the Netherlands. It was formerly known as the Militaire Inlichtingendienst (MID) and got its current name in 2002. MIVD is part of the Dutch Ministry of Defence.

Willem Matser, an officer in Dutch Military Intelligence and adviser to NATO Secretary General was arrested in 2003 together with an Italian crime boss on a 9 digit money laundering charge. Sibel Edmonds has cited this incident as evidence of NATO's connections with the high level international drug trade.[1]