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Kidnapping for ransom – part four: insurance inquiries on the rise

Usually for corporates only, families are now signing up and ‘we have seen ransoms vary from R1m and R76m’

24 February 2022 - 19:38 By ARON HYMAN and GRAEME HOSKEN

TimesLIVE Investigations found South African kidnapping-for-ransom syndicates emerged after gaining experience from their Mozambican counterparts, who started the scourge.

A surge in SA’s kidnappings for ransom has business owners and companies flocking to insurance firms for financial surety...

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