Number of Reported Kidnappings Versus Estimated in Mexico in 2007

Between 2004 and 2007, the number of kidnappings in Mexico increased by 40 percent.

In 2007, security officials in the country stated that there were 430 officially reported kidnapping cases in the country.

Estimates by independent crime researchers say that as many as 7,000 people could have been kidnapped in the country in 2007.

 

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  1. Source: Reuters, “Satellites track Mexico kidnap victims with chips,” Yahoo News, August 21, 2008.

    Source: “Mexico launches anti-kidnap squad,” BBC News, August 12, 2008.

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