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Former Australian Test cricketer victim of targeted kidnapping
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Former Australian Test cricketer victim of targeted kidnapping

May 5th 2021, 5:16 PM 4,462 Views 1 Comment

Police said that on 14 April Stuart MacGill was confronted by three men at an intersection and bundled into a vehicle.

Ex-NFL star Joe Montana and wife block attempted kidnapping of grandchild
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# Malibu

Ex-NFL star Joe Montana and wife block attempted kidnapping of grandchild

Sep 28th 2020, 7:13 AM 52,737 Views 12 Comments

Police say the woman fled the home but was later arrested. She faces kidnapping and burglary charges.

Austrian triathlete escapes kidnapping after convincing her captor to let her go
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Austrian triathlete escapes kidnapping after convincing her captor to let her go

Jul 26th 2019, 8:26 PM 30,772 Views 11 Comments

“He was full of hatred,” Nathalie Birli said. “He blindfolded me, forced me to drink wine, and he always held a knife in his hand.”

Police release footage of moment 5-month-old baby rescued from kidnapping in UK
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Police release footage of moment 5-month-old baby rescued from kidnapping in UK

Jun 13th 2019, 9:54 PM 56,788 Views 19 Comments

35-year-old James Dempsey was jailed for 27 months today over the incident.

US man pleads guilty to kidnapping girl and killing her parents
# Jayme Closs
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# Jayme Closs

US man pleads guilty to kidnapping girl and killing her parents

Mar 28th 2019, 2:04 PM 22,891 Views 0 Comments

The 13-year-old victim was held captive in a remote cabin for three months.

Kidnapping suspect 'kept teenager under bed for nearly three months' after shooting her parents
# Jayme Closs
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# Jayme Closs

Kidnapping suspect 'kept teenager under bed for nearly three months' after shooting her parents

Jan 15th 2019, 1:32 PM 36,085 Views 0 Comments

When Jake Thomas Patterson left the remote cabin on the 88th day of her captivity, Jayme Closs finally made a break for freedom.

'Give me a break' - Benzema rubbishes reports of involvement in attempted kidnapping
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# Denial

'Give me a break' - Benzema rubbishes reports of involvement in attempted kidnapping

Oct 19th 2018, 3:40 PM 4,917 Views 2 Comments

A former acquaintance who owes Real Madrid’s French striker €50,000 has made the allegation.

Judge says victims of tiger kidnapping deserve 'enormous respect' as she jails men for total of 52 years
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Judge says victims of tiger kidnapping deserve 'enormous respect' as she jails men for total of 52 years

Updated Jul 16th 2018, 7:33 PM 30,935 Views 30 Comments

This was the fifth time the case went to trial.

Armed raiders pointed gun at boy's head while he had panic attack, court hears
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# Tiger Kidnapping

Armed raiders pointed gun at boy's head while he had panic attack, court hears

Jan 30th 2018, 7:56 PM 29,252 Views 0 Comments

Four men are accused of kidnapping a man’s family and stealing €2.28 million.

Man arrested after British model (20) kidnapped, drugged and auctioned on dark web for €250,000
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# Italy

Man arrested after British model (20) kidnapped, drugged and auctioned on dark web for €250,000

Aug 5th 2017, 6:12 PM 44,384 Views 0 Comments

A 30-year-old Polish man has been charged with orchestrating the kidnapping.

Man accused of abducting, and stealing savings from, his own elderly father granted bail
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Man accused of abducting, and stealing savings from, his own elderly father granted bail

Jun 13th 2017, 8:34 PM 17,901 Views 0 Comments

Accused James O’Connor is charged with abduction and is also alleged to have stolen over €8,000 of his father’s pension and credit union savings.

Westmeath man who kidnapped his ex-partner handed 7-year jail term
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Westmeath man who kidnapped his ex-partner handed 7-year jail term

May 30th 2017, 6:10 AM 12,694 Views 1 Comment

At the time of the false imprisonment, the accused would not accept that the relationship was over.

Cyprus police make arrests in hunt for kidnapped girl
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Cyprus police make arrests in hunt for kidnapped girl

Apr 28th 2017, 11:54 AM 14,296 Views 7 Comments

The child’s Norwegian father and Greek Cypriot mother have been engaged in a bitter custody battle.

Man wanted on charges of kidnapping his ex-partner surrenders himself to authorities
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Man wanted on charges of kidnapping his ex-partner surrenders himself to authorities

Mar 1st 2017, 12:26 PM 12,578 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested on a European Arrest Warrant and surrendered to Northern Irish authorities.

Man threatened to cut off penis of man he wrongly thought was a sex offender
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Man threatened to cut off penis of man he wrongly thought was a sex offender

Dec 21st 2016, 9:37 PM 19,937 Views 19 Comments

Morgan Doran was one of four men who abducted a young man they wrongly believed sexually assaulted a girl.

Man convicted of kidnapping ex-partner, jury fails to reach verdict on rape charge
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# Longford

Man convicted of kidnapping ex-partner, jury fails to reach verdict on rape charge

Dec 21st 2016, 8:07 PM 8,946 Views 0 Comments

The man allegedly beat and threatened the mother of his children throughout their five-year relationship.

Uefa vice president's niece found dead after kidnapping
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Uefa vice president's niece found dead after kidnapping

Sep 21st 2016, 8:55 AM 26,053 Views 15 Comments

The woman’s body was found in Mexico after being held for ransom for several days.

Man 'hijacks woman's car' before crashing with her still in it in early morning drama
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# North Dublin

Man 'hijacks woman's car' before crashing with her still in it in early morning drama

Sep 14th 2016, 8:19 AM 33,091 Views 29 Comments

The incident began at 5am this morning near Dublin Airport.

South African woman jailed for 10 years for kidnapping baby she raised as her own
# Zephany Nurse
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# Zephany Nurse

South African woman jailed for 10 years for kidnapping baby she raised as her own

Aug 15th 2016, 1:46 PM 25,720 Views 33 Comments

The girl’s real identity came to light in February 2015, when her younger biological sister began attending the same school.

Hate mail, attacks and hugs: Ten years after being freed from her kidnapper
# Natascha Kampusch
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# Natascha Kampusch

Hate mail, attacks and hugs: Ten years after being freed from her kidnapper

Aug 14th 2016, 9:00 PM 42,881 Views 16 Comments

“I am not angry,” says Natascha Kampusch

Primark kidnapping: 'They offered her sweets... there was a level of planning'
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Primark kidnapping: 'They offered her sweets... there was a level of planning'

Jul 19th 2016, 7:56 AM 25,857 Views 31 Comments

Two teenage girls were detained for three years and three months at a sentencing hearing yesterday.

Trucker accused of keeping women as sex slaves faces 20 years in prison
# Utah
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Trucker accused of keeping women as sex slaves faces 20 years in prison

Jul 1st 2016, 6:20 AM 29,578 Views 18 Comments

Timothy Vafeades allegedly trapped a series of women on his truck the Twilight Express over the course of 30 years.

Mexican footballer beat his kidnapper up in order to free himself
# The Great Escape
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# The Great Escape

Mexican footballer beat his kidnapper up in order to free himself

May 31st 2016, 8:22 AM 24,893 Views 20 Comments

He threatened and beat his captor while on the phone, demanding to be told where they were.

Utah father and son arrested after five women lured into house and tied up in basement
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Utah father and son arrested after five women lured into house and tied up in basement

May 16th 2016, 10:30 AM 34,358 Views 15 Comments

It is believed both men had been using methamphetamine heavily.

Fake kidnapping case: Kevin McGeever's sentence suspended to not waste more taxpayer money
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Fake kidnapping case: Kevin McGeever's sentence suspended to not waste more taxpayer money

Apr 12th 2016, 2:54 PM 15,926 Views 15 Comments

The property developer was guilty of wasting garda time by giving false information about his own alleged kidnapping.

Big rise in kidnapping, murder threats and sexual offences
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Big rise in kidnapping, murder threats and sexual offences

Mar 30th 2016, 1:38 PM 12,897 Views 29 Comments

But there’s been a massive drop in the number of murders, according to new crime statistics.

Woman on trial for stealing baby, 18 years after snatching newborn
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Woman on trial for stealing baby, 18 years after snatching newborn

Feb 22nd 2016, 8:00 AM 33,974 Views 0 Comments

Zephany Nurse was reunited with her birth family after unwittingly getting to know her biological sister.

Jennifer Guinness, survivor of one of Ireland's most notorious kidnappings, has died
# RIP
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Jennifer Guinness, survivor of one of Ireland's most notorious kidnappings, has died

Jan 24th 2016, 4:12 PM 40,879 Views 54 Comments

She was 78.

Group of American civilians kidnapped in Iraq
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Group of American civilians kidnapped in Iraq

Jan 18th 2016, 9:16 AM 12,341 Views 13 Comments

The individuals were taken from an interpreter’s home in Baghdad.

Concern after five booksellers critical of Chinese government disappear
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Concern after five booksellers critical of Chinese government disappear

Jan 4th 2016, 3:04 PM 8,099 Views 6 Comments

They are feared to have been detained by Chinese authorities.

Gardaí want to know if you saw these two vans involved in the tiger kidnapping
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# Dublin

Gardaí want to know if you saw these two vans involved in the tiger kidnapping

Dec 4th 2015, 11:53 PM 29,799 Views 33 Comments

There have been calls for cash-in-transit van employees to sit mandatory training in how to deal with situations like a tiger kidnapping.

Family found safe and well after tiger kidnapping
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Family found safe and well after tiger kidnapping

Dec 3rd 2015, 1:03 PM 99,287 Views 67 Comments

A ransom was handed over.

YouTuber Sam Pepper has released a video featuring a 'prank' murder...
# Prank Murder
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# Prank Murder

YouTuber Sam Pepper has released a video featuring a 'prank' murder...

Nov 30th 2015, 10:34 PM 13,511 Views 24 Comments

People are outraged. There are fresh calls for Pepper to be banned from the site altogether.

Here's why YouTuber Sam Pepper's new 'prank' video has caused so much outrage
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# Kidnapping

Here's why YouTuber Sam Pepper's new 'prank' video has caused so much outrage

Nov 30th 2015, 10:18 PM 6,049 Views 4 Comments

There are fresh calls for him to be banned from the site altogether.

Well-to-do London couple abducted boy from Nigeria and made him their slave for 24 years
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# Ealing

Well-to-do London couple abducted boy from Nigeria and made him their slave for 24 years

Nov 18th 2015, 10:12 PM 37,950 Views 36 Comments

Dr Emmanuel Edet engaged in charity work for children in the developing world, while keeping a Nigerian “house boy” trapped in his home.

Man suspected of killing 4-year-old Bosnian refugee admits murdering another child
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Man suspected of killing 4-year-old Bosnian refugee admits murdering another child

Oct 30th 2015, 1:14 PM 16,299 Views 16 Comments

The little boy, a Bosnian refugee, was abducted from a registration centre for asylum seekers.

Terrorists release video of tourists kidnapped from Philippine resort
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Terrorists release video of tourists kidnapped from Philippine resort

Oct 14th 2015, 3:00 PM 21,564 Views 67 Comments

The video shows three men and a woman at gunpoint.

Mexico's government says corrupt cops kidnapped 43 students and burned them - investigators disagree
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Mexico's government says corrupt cops kidnapped 43 students and burned them - investigators disagree

Sep 7th 2015, 6:03 AM 17,318 Views 3 Comments

The medical and legal experts from Spain and Latin America said they don’t believe the official story.

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