Last year 13 year old Jayme Close escaped an 88 day kidnapping. Her kidnapper, Jake Patterson, brutally kidnapped her from her own home after killing her parents in front of her. Jayme was kept under her bed in a rural cabin during the entire ordeal and often went more than 12 hours without going to …

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There are currently over 1000 confirmed cases of westerners in captivity somewhere in the world. Westerners are targeted at a higher rate because they are perceived to be individually wealthy. A western hostage will bring a ransom of anywhere from $250,000 to $20,000,000. Even with Kidnap and Ransom Insurance, the individual’s family or company will …

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Are you a tailgater? Do you follow too closely in traffic, and are always in a hurry to get somewhere? If you are a high profile individual, celebrity, or international traveler, these habits could be your undoing. One of the most high-profile kidnappings in history was that of Aldo Maro a former Italian President, and …

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We have looked at hundreds of case studies of people who were targeted by criminals, terrorists, kidnappers, and traffickers while traveling abroad because of their affluence, religious affiliation, their sexual orientation, or their political leanings. It does not matter if you are right or left leaning or if you have an agenda or not. Your …

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Human traffickers, and sociopaths love to use the drug Rohypnal also known Roofies as their colloquial name.  Rohypnal falls under a category of drug generally referred to as a date rape drug along with other popular drugs such as Ketamine and Gamma Hydroxybuterate. Date Rape drugs have gained a lot of notoriety over the past …

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