The Justice Department did not name the target, but journalist Masih Alinejad confirmed to The New York Times that she was the target of the scheme.
Antonio Taylor pinned down his parole officer and held her at gunpoint while she was making a check-in visit on Thursday, Memphis Police said.
The 57-year-old actress has played Captain Olivia Benson on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" since 1999.
Police arrested the would-be kidnapper after the girl smeared blue slime on him. 'Law & Order: SVU' inspired her to leave an evidence trail, she said.
Juarez was kidnapped while walking outside her home in 2003. TikTok users contacted police when they found a video of a woman who looked similar.
It is the latest in the spate of mass kidnaps in Nigeria. On Saturday, 42 people, including 27 students, were freed by gunmen after 10 days.
A federal grand jury indicted Nathan Larson on 5 charges related to an alleged kidnapping. Federal prosecutors say he used Discord, Kik, and a fringe chat room to talk with the 12-year-old. The failed Congressional candidate admitted in a 2018 HuffPost interview that he was a pedophile. Visit Insider’s homepage […]
Cassie Compton, an Arkansas girl who went missing in 2014 when she was 15 years old, was thought to be seen in a viral TikTok video. Local police said in a Facebook post that they were working with state police and the FBI to investigate the lead. Another girl came […]
Jayme Closs, who escaped an abductor who killed her parents and held her hostage for 88 days, is “doing good,” two years after the ordeal, her aunt said in a statement to NBC News. “She is enjoying dance, school activities, and many other things as much as is possible in […]
Two Tennessee inmates were found in Florida two days after they escaped from prison. The men, a convicted rapist and convicted burglar, kidnapped a state highway employee in Kentucky and stole two cars. They were found Sunday nearly a thousand miles from the prison and placed under arrest. Visit Insider’s […]
Hundreds of children are feared missing or kidnapped after a group of armed bandits attacked a secondary school in Nigeria on Friday, police have said. The gunmen were armed with AK-47s and exchanged fires with police officers at the scene, allowing some of the children to escape. Officials are unsure […]
On April 17, President Donald Trump tweeted “Liberate Michigan” and six months later the FBI says they foiled a plot by an armed so-called militia to kidnap the Democratic governor. More than a dozen men face state and federal charges for their involvement in the plot, which was born out […]
According to the QAnon conspiracy theory, liberal elites are kidnapping children and forcing them into sex trafficking. The outlandish accusations aside, most missing children cases have no relation to kidnapping. More often, missing children turn out to be runaways. Erin Albright, an anti-human trafficking and law enforcement consultant, said the […]
An unidentified woman was walking home in Chamblee, Georgia with her one-year-old son when an Acura SUV with two people inside pulled up to them on Saturday, NBC News reported. The mother was able to put up a fight against the driver, who held her at gunpoint while the passenger […]
The Dutch police uncovered a torture chamber inside one of several shipping containers near a small village in the Netherlands. Six other shipping containers were found with handcuffs and chemical toilets. The police found instruments at the site that could be used for torture. Six men have been arrested on […]
Venezuelan state television broadcast apparent confessions from former US Special Forces soldiers, detailing an alleged plot to kidnap President Nicolás Maduro and bring him to the US. On Monday, Maduro identified two US service members, Luke Denman and Airan Berry, and said they were part of a failed coup. Denman […]
The man convicted of kidnapping Jayme Closs and murdering her parents last year told detectives in an interview that if he hadn’t abducted Jayme, “it would probably be someone else.” Jake Patterson, 22, also said he had been thinking of kidnapping a girl for roughly two years before he finally […]