Express kidnapping

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Express kidnapping (secuestro exprés, sequestro relâmpago), is a method of abduction where a small immediate ransom is demanded, often by the victim being forced to withdraw money from his or her ATM account.wikipedia
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Kidnapping

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Express kidnapping (secuestro exprés, sequestro relâmpago), is a method of abduction where a small immediate ransom is demanded, often by the victim being forced to withdraw money from his or her ATM account. This type of kidnapping does not require much experience or preparation and is suspected of being committed by inexperienced criminals more often than not.

Crime in Venezuela

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Known in the United States since at least 1986, they are more commonly associated with urban areas of Latin America, such as Mexico, Venezuela, Peru, Brazil, Colombia and Argentina.
According to the BBC article, 4 of 5 kidnappings are express kidnappings which are not included in government statistics.

Crime in Brazil

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Known in the United States since at least 1986, they are more commonly associated with urban areas of Latin America, such as Mexico, Venezuela, Peru, Brazil, Colombia and Argentina.
Express kidnappings, where individuals are abducted and forced to withdraw funds from ATM to secure their release, are common in major cities including Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Brasília, Curitiba, Porto Alegre, Salvador and Recife.

Ransom

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Express kidnapping (secuestro exprés, sequestro relâmpago), is a method of abduction where a small immediate ransom is demanded, often by the victim being forced to withdraw money from his or her ATM account.

Automated teller machine

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Express kidnapping (secuestro exprés, sequestro relâmpago), is a method of abduction where a small immediate ransom is demanded, often by the victim being forced to withdraw money from his or her ATM account. The passenger is taken to a variety of ATMs, and forced to "max out" their bank card at each.

Latin America

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Known in the United States since at least 1986, they are more commonly associated with urban areas of Latin America, such as Mexico, Venezuela, Peru, Brazil, Colombia and Argentina.

Crime in Mexico

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Known in the United States since at least 1986, they are more commonly associated with urban areas of Latin America, such as Mexico, Venezuela, Peru, Brazil, Colombia and Argentina.

Crime in Peru

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Known in the United States since at least 1986, they are more commonly associated with urban areas of Latin America, such as Mexico, Venezuela, Peru, Brazil, Colombia and Argentina.

Colombia

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Known in the United States since at least 1986, they are more commonly associated with urban areas of Latin America, such as Mexico, Venezuela, Peru, Brazil, Colombia and Argentina.

Argentina

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Known in the United States since at least 1986, they are more commonly associated with urban areas of Latin America, such as Mexico, Venezuela, Peru, Brazil, Colombia and Argentina.

Spanish language

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In some parts of Latin America, express kidnappings known as a millionaire tour (in Spanish paseo millonario) involve an innocent taxi cab passenger and a criminal driver, who stops to pick up associates.

Bank card

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The passenger is taken to a variety of ATMs, and forced to "max out" their bank card at each.

Crime

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This type of kidnapping does not require much experience or preparation and is suspected of being committed by inexperienced criminals more often than not.

Crime in Panama

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Panamanian authorities conducted a study which indicates that almost 90 percent of express kidnappings are unreported due to the threat that thieves impose on the victim and relatives of the victim.

Kidnappings in Colombia

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Following the guerrilla's example, criminal organizations mostly based in large cities began to practice Express kidnappings (secuestros express), colloquially named "Millionaire tours" (Paseo Millionario).

ATM SafetyPIN software

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Biaggi then proposed House Resolution 785 in 1987 which would have had the FBI track the problem of express kidnappings and evaluate the idea of an emergency PIN system.

Crisis in Venezuela

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Available data underestimates the amount of express kidnapping, where victims are typically released in less than two days after relatives pay a quick ransom.

Hyoscine

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Beside robberies it is also allegedly involved in express kidnappings and sexual assault.