FBI warns 'Virtual Kidnappings' are on the rise
If anyone has information about a 'virtual kidnapper', you are asked to contact the FBI's New York office through their website, www.fbi.gov/newyork or call their main number at (212) 384-1000. For parents who would like ongoing safety tips for their ...

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Forest Acres kidnap suspect had earlier run-ins
Hilton Head Island Packet
FOREST ACRES, SC — The man identified Thursday as the suspect in last week's attempted kidnapping of an 11-year-old Crayton Middle School boy had two previous incidents in which he frightened children, police said Thursday. ... “A child maybe shouldn ...
Forest Acres Police arrest kidnapping suspectWACH

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Talk Show Host Subject to NSA Human Trafficking Probe
Front Page Africa
But Reeves did tell FPA after Fawaz's return that he felt vindicated after numerous reports had suggested that the BIN had kidnapped and deported Mr. Fawaz from Liberia. “We will continue with our investigation, but this will clear my name. It is now ...


ATM kidnapping victim talks about terrifying ordeal
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Police are asking for the public's help to find the man in a dramatic robbery and kidnapping at an ATM, and it's all caught on surveillance camera. For the first time since she was robbed and kidnapped, ... Safety experts say this ...

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Domestic violence, rape up in Savannah, Chatham County
Savannah Morning News
Locally, SAFE Shelter assisted more than 800 women and children in 2014. That's about 140 more than in ... The 38-year-old man was initially arrested in March when metro police charged him with the February kidnapping and rape of a woman abducted at ...

Liberating advice from a 'worst mom'
Childhood abduction is exceedingly rare. As of 1999, the latest year for which we have statistics, the number of American children abducted in what's known as a “stereotypical kidnapping” was 115, according to the Department of Justice. Sadly, children ...

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Facebook announces Amber Alert system, citing Balto. Co. case
Baltimore Sun
"Remember, finding an abducted child and returning him or her to safety depends on a fast response," U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said in a video statement posted Tuesday on the Justice Department website. "The more vigilant citizens we ...
Facebook to issue missing children alerts in USReuters
Facebook, Justice Department partner on AMBER Alert serviceWJCL News
Facebook launches Amber Alerts to help find missing childrenKXAN.com
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Morocco arrests suspected Algerian member of IS-linked group
In September, French hiker Herve Gourdel was kidnapped and then beheaded in Algeria by a group called Jund al-Khilafa (Soldiers of the Caliphate), which had declared allegiance to Syria- and Iraq-based IS. The Moroccan statement issued late Sunday ...

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Can 9-year-old ride subway alone?
New Haven Register
That weekend I started my Free-Range Kids blog to explain my philosophy. Obviously, I love safety: My kid wears a helmet, got strapped into a car seats, always wears his seat belt. But I don't believe kids need a security detail every time they leave ...

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Parents take newborn baby from hospital without permission
The hospital went into lockdown after the 2-day-old baby disappeared. The parents secretly took the baby from the hospital because they found out caseworkers from the Arizona Department of Child Safety planned to take custody of the child. Glendale ...

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