On Thursday, September 14 2023, potato breeder Royal HZPC Group B.V. became the target of a form of cybercrime. A large amount of money was transferred by criminals to their bank account.
On Tuesday, September 26 2023, Royal HZPC Group B.V. announced with a reasonable level of certainty that the money is in blocked bank accounts and out of the hands of criminals.
The potato breeder says in a press release that it has started the necessary legal procedures to recover the money and assumes it will be successful. Nevertheless, internal and external forensic investigations continue. The overall legal process may take months.