2017 kidnapping trends in review: infographic
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2017 kidnapping trends: infographic
The well-established crime of kidnapping-for-ransom saw notable developments in 2017. Alongside this dynamism, there was also a broad continuity in global trends which will allow businesses to plan for 2018 and mitigate this threat.
Find out about:
- The top three developments in kidnapping trends in 2017
- Kidnaps by region
- Kidnap durations
- Kidnap of local vs. foreign nationals
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