Saturday, October 4, 2008

Kipnapping - A Prevalent Overseas Crime

Kidnapping within the United States is a very scarce crime; however, overseas it has grown to disquieting proportions. Some countries are infamous for kidnappings - such as Mexico, Yemen, and Colombia. Americans, particularly businessmen of large corporations, are a common target of kidnappers. The motive is ransom - money paid by either the family or business for the release of the kidnap victim. Read an online posting of recent kidnapping cases of Americans overseas in "Kidnap Inc.", Forbes.com, October 4, 2008. Visit a web page which provides info, advice, and tips on executive protection. Click here for more information about personal security and safety.

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