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Synonyms for kidnap

Synonyms for kidnap

to seize and detain (a person) unlawfully

Synonyms for kidnap

take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom

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Companies can help protect their employees against both kidnapping and virtual kidnapping by having a robust kidnap and ransom policy in place.
Twenty-five (25) countries fall into a category just below the worst, wherein the threat of Kidnap for Ransom and Extortion is high.
They confessed that they decided to kidnap the victim after knowing that he had Dh10,000 in his possession.
Franz Muller QC, defending Michael Collins, 44, one of five men accused of a kidnap and blackmail plot, suggested that brothers Tony and Jonathan Pattison faked the kidnap to rip off a Manchester gang in a cigarette-smuggling scam.
Thomas Neil Ashton, 20, of no given address, is charged with conspiracy to kidnap, conspiracy to commit blackmail, having a firearm with intent, possession of a firearm and conspiracy to cause GBH.
In a significant admission against interest, Macedo stated that his reason for being implanted was because of "widespread corruption" in his own government, which is "considered to be a major factor in the authorities' lack of success in tackling the kidnap problem.
The Foreign Ministry statement, carried by North Korea's state-run Korean Central News Agency, accused the Japanese government of keeping the kidnap victims ''captive'' in Japan.
Kidnap and ransom insurance is purchased by corporations to cover the costs associated with the recovery of abducted employees, anywhere in the world.
FIVE men are to appear in court charged with plotting to kidnap Victoria Beckham.
The men were arrested following an alleged kidnap attempt on November 2 last year.
Last week at Warwick Crown Court, Biddulph, 29, of Small Heath, Birmingham, was jailed for three years and eight months after pleading guilty to two charges of kidnapping and one of attempted kidnap.
If you have a good life here," says Medina, "you leave because they might kidnap or rob you.
The new counts against Barwell are kidnapping, raping and attempting to murder a woman in Leeds in 1983, kidnapping and raping a woman in Bradford in 1982, and attempted kidnap and theft in Leeds in 1993.
A Law was rushed through yesterday to close a loophole in a new Act revealed by the Jim Lacey kidnap case.
As reported in its white paper entitled, "Managing Kidnapping, Extortion & Other Global Security Risks," incidents of kidnap for ransom, hostage taking, "war tax" demands and other extortion tactics, piracy and sabotage are occurring more frequently, and in more locations worldwide, than ever before.