American Expat Kidnapped In The Philippines

The associated press is reporting an  American Expat and retired Soldier was kidnapped along with his 19 year old daughter.  The retired serviceman was later released but the daughter is being held for more than $67,000!

The kidnappers entered their home in Manila and took jewelry and other items worth over $2,500.00.   The Manila police say that kidnapping gangs are common in the Philippines but are usually found in the south and that most kidnapping groups have been dismantled near Manila.

For more on this story see:  http://www.startribune.com/world/25678354.html?location_refer=World

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