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Kidnappers report ransom prices down for fourth consecutive quarter

'Pay up, or we pull my wife's teeth out.'Latest figures released today from the kidnapping sector show no signs of recovery, as hostage-takers around the world reported further drops in the market rates for hostage release. ‘Trouble is, it’s a ransom-payers’ market,’ said sOmEOnE yOu dON’t WaNT tO mESs wiTh, who used to kidnap to order on behalf of terrorist organisations, but picked a bad time to go freelance last year.

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Posted: Oct 2nd, 2009
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