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Malaysia’s not pleased after the US included it in a list of countries with kidnapping risks for travellers
The US foreign ministry said travellers in the state of Sabah in east Malaysia face the threat of kidnappings-for-ransom by terrorist groups, who target island resorts and boats ferrying tourists.
After an American was abducted in Uganda, the State Department has updated its travel advisories to indicate the risk of kidnapping around the world.
Patty Hearst, the Lindbergh baby, and John Paul Getty III are just three famous heirs that were kidnapped.
An American tourist and her driver have been rescued after they were kidnapped by four armed men last week in a national park in southwestern Uganda.
When kidnappers snatch the wealthy and powerful, the story often becomes the subject of intense media scrutiny.
Police say the 14-year-old claiming to have escaped kidnappers who held him for 8 years is actually a 24-year-old man with a reported criminal history...
The FBI said in a statement on Twitter that DNA test results confirmed the he was not Timmothy Pitzen, who went missing in 2011.
An American tourist was kidnapped in Uganda and the suspects are demanding a $500K ransom for her release
Uganda Media Centre said on Wednesday that four armed men kidnapped the woman and a Ugandan driver in Queen Elizabeth National Park.
A 22-year-old Chinese student was kidnapped in Canada by masked men who shot him with a stun gun, and the reason why is a mystery
The motive is not known, but Canadian media noted that multiple Chinese students in Canada had been abducted for ransoms in the past.
Jayme Closs’ alleged captor claims he and the teen played board games and cooked together in the 2 months he held her hostage
Suspected kidnapper Jake Patterson, 21, called a local reporter in Minnesota from jail on Friday to talk about Jayme Closs.
A Columbus police officer is charged with kidnapping women he arrested and forcing them to have sex ‘for their freedom’
Columbus police officer Andrew Mitchell was arrested Monday after prosecutors accused him of kidnapping two women under the guise of arresting them.