N.Y.: man kidnapped tortured in attempt by assailants to extort money from family in Ecuador

Posted on May 23, 2013 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador, Police/Military Activity, United States

myfoxny.com reported that two New York City men and a New Jersey man have been charged in the kidnapping of another man off a Queens street in broad daylight, holding him for over a month and demanding a $3 million ransom from his family in Ecuador, authorities said Wednesday. Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said Christian Acuna, 35, and Dennis Alves, 32, both of Queens, and Eduardo Moncayo, 38, of Lyndhurst, N.J., are facing charges of kidnapping and unlawful imprisonment. They face 25 years to life in prison if convicted. Read Article

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