Kidnapping-for-ransom is a well known business model for organized crime and has continuously been an attractive opportunity to extort money in a range of few hundred dollars up to several millions, depending on the wealth of the victim and it’s relatives or affiliated companies, organizations and governments.
Incidents with audience appeal, like the recent kidnapping of Aparecida Palmeira, mother-in-law of formula-1-boss Bernie Ecclestone or the abduction of Jesus Guzmán, youngest son of mexican Sinaloa-Cartel kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán showed, that especially high-profiled targets of kidnappings may become victims of a malicious disclosure of insider informations by their close social enviroment.
A professional and pre-emptively risk management assists the reduction or mitigation of such specifically planned kidnappings of high-profile individuals as well as randomly place taking „Express Kidnappings“ by the enlightenment of gaps and weak-spots in daily routine - also by identifying potential leaks in the closer socioenviroment by a constant monitoring and sensitization of the privat sphere.
Such measures may also include the assessment and training of employees with designated security tasks, a service which i.b.s. has recently very successfully provided for several weeks to a large scale enterprise based in Central America in the light of the still severe threat for kidnappings in the region.
Based on a holistic approach such training covers several aspects of a professional risk management to meet the individual requirements of our customers. This comprises predictive preparations and reconnaissance while the daily routine as well as in-depth procedures and the use of firearms according to the tactical scenarios also besides the sensitization for the dangers of social engineering and it’s possibilities for the extortion of confidential information by criminal third parties.
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Lindenstr. 11, 27419 Sittensen / Germany / Europe
P.O. Box 1417, 27416 Sittensen / Germany / Europe
Phone.: +49 4282 59 40 798
Branch Office Hamburg / Germany
Georgsplatz 1, 4. Floor
20099 Hamburg, Germany, Europe
Harbour City Operations Office
Überseeallee 1, 2. Floor, 20457 Hamburg
Phone.: +49 40 879 79 85 0
Representative Office Florida / USA
66 West Flagger Street, Suite 900, Downtown Miami
Miami / Florida 33130
United States of America
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Representative Office Muscat / Oman
Tamina Building, 02nd Floor
Al Nahdha Road, Wattaya, P.O. Box 395
PC 118 Muskat / Sultanate of Oman / Middle East
Phone: +968 2466 7782
Representative Office Singapur / Singapur
3 Temasek Avenue
Centennial Tower / Level 21 / 039190 Singapore
Republik Singapore / Asia
Tel: +65 65 49 72 09
Representative Office Vilnius / Lithuania
Vilnius, Lithuania, LT-01103
Phone: +370 520 78892