Top ten list highlights the most dangerous areas for tourist kidnappings

Posted on June 20, 2013 • Filed under: Expatriates Kidnapped, Tourist Kidnapped, Tourist Warning

According to, the top 10 threat areas for kidnap for ransom have been identified. The crime has become a multi-billion dollar global phenomenon that is now occurring more frequently, and in more locations across the world. The top 10 list, which is of greatest relevance to foreign nationals or local individuals of high-net worth, shows that historically risky locations such as Mexico, Venezuela and Colombia continue to experience very high levels of kidnapping, hostage taking, piracy and extortion. However, places such as Iraq, Pakistan and Nigeria also feature. Read article

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