Police bust alleged ring involved in ‘recovering’ children in custody battles

By: Juliet
On: Friday, 1 November, 2013

Italian police claim former special forces agents used to get children back from parents who took them out of countries

Italian police say they have busted an international ring of former special forces agents hired to “recover” children involved in custody battles who had been taken across borders by one of their parents.

Palermo police said three Italians and a Ukrainian were arrested in Italy on kidnapping charges, and warrants were issued for two Norwegians and a Swede in custody in Tunisia.

Police said the investigation involved a Norwegian firm, APB World Group, which allegedly charged thousands of euros to recover children taken …read more

Source: Life and style: Divorce | theguardian.com