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A persistent threat: trends in South Africa’s kidnap-for-ransom and extortion landscape

  • Africa
  • South Africa
  • Kidnap, Extortion and Threat Response
Sebastian Boe

Sebastian Boe

A persistent threat: trends in South Africa’s kidnap-for-ransom and extortion landscape


Kidnap and extortion have long been a feature of South Africa's challenging criminal environment. Some recent high-profile kidnap cases have pushed the issue up the corporate security agenda. In this podcast, Control Risks special risks analyst, Sebastian Boe discussses the current state of play.

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