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Some Statistics Kidnapping is one of the most prominent criminal activities in Mexico. Mexico is second to Colombia with the second highest kidnapping rates in the world According to Kroll Inc., international risk-consulting firm that compiles kidnapping statistics in Mexico, upwards of three thousand people were kidnapped in the country in 2003 alone Statistically, there is a kidnapping in Mexico every six hours. o Believed to actually be every 6 minutes The Western world tends to believe that most victims are either tourists, businessmen or ambassadors o Only four percent of hostages are foreigners- the remaining ninety-six percent are locals Kidnappers globally take home over $500 million a year Avg. total of money demanded by kidnappers in Mexico during 2003 was $6,267,455 o Total ransom that was actually paid was $297,267 4 main types of kidnapping in Mexico o “Express” Kidnapping Most common form of kidnapping In Mexico City alone, there are 70 express kidnappings a day
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