Tag: Child Abduction

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Con Man Jailed for Preying on Parents of Abducted Children

A New York man, who conned desperate parents of internationally abducted children into giving him thousands of dollars by falsely telling them he could find and return their youngsters safely, was sentenced to three years in prison Wednesday.

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45 Arrested in Louisiana Human Trafficking Sting

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested 45 individuals in Louisiana as part of an operation related to an international human trafficking sting.

IVORY COAST, Bonoua : A witch-doctor stands on a pot on May 3, 2008 during the procession of the 30th Popo carnival of Bonoua, 60 km south of Abidjan. AFP PHOTO/ KAMBOU SIA

In Uganda, Election Season Means Spike in Witch Doctor Child Sacrifice

The number of incidents of child sacrifice — in which witch doctors abduct children to use their body parts in potions or rituals — in Uganda increased significantly in 2015 as the nation braced for election season, thanks to desperate political candidates seeking any possible advantage at the polls.

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Kidnapped Texas Schoolgirl Strikes Back and Escapes Attacker

HOUSTON, Texas — A sixteen-year-old female Katy Independent School District (ISD) student is safe after being kidnapped Monday morning while waiting for school bus.  The young girl’s ordeal ended after about two hours when she managed to escape using some quick thinking and