Taking the fight to the kidnappers and human traffickers Kidnappers and Human Traffickers are operating without impunity throughout the world. There are currently an estimated 25-30 million humans in captivity being sold for sex, forced into labor, or exploited for ransom. Kidnapping networks on average get $150,000 to $500,000 USD per person in ransom payments. …

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Over two years ago, we started Captive Audience Prevention Training and Recovery Team in order to fight back against human traffickers, kidnappers, and others who enslave or exploit humans in captivity. We took our decades of experience in the government sector and coupled that with additional training and certifications in the civilian sector. Not only …

Why is it easier for Human Traffickers, Kidnappers, and Criminals to succeed than for those who fight against them?Read More »

For two weeks, we have been blessed by a unique opportunity. We have been training a multi-faith group of women in how to protect themselves in all situations. In the room, there are Jewish women, Christian women, and Islamic women. They have an amazing relationship with each other. Each person present is a devout adherent …

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KRET risks are some of the biggest risks for businesses operating at home or abroad. Unfortunately these risks happen in both the physical domain and the cyber domain. The same actors who run the physical networks often handle the cyber networks. While a cyber kidnaping for ransom may not take away your physical freedom, it …

KRET: Kidnap, Ransom, Extortion, TerrorismRead More »

I have spent the day sifting through all of the available statistics on global kidnapping and am amazed by what these statistics do not show. While I think the available statistics are important, we should be asking ourselves some questions. The first bias in the available reporting is that global kidnapping is underreported. Many kidnapping …

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Many of my friends think I am crazy for leaving the $140,000 -$200,000 a year job I landed as I left the Army in 2013. They would tell me things like “wow you really landed on your feet” or “it is amazing you picked that job up right out of the gate.” I have to …

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