Category Archives: Kidnapping

Kidnapping is typically a crime that starts at the state level. Under Illinois Compiled Statutes 720 ILCS 5/10-1, kidnapping is secretly confining someone against their will, or using deceit or secrecy to take a person from one place to another. … Continue reading

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In 1932, the abduction of Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr. became one of the most highly publicized crimes of the 20th century. It led to Congress passing the Federal Kidnapping Act, or the “Lindbergh Law,” which prohibits the illegal transport of … Continue reading

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