Episode 607: Captive Market



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 (Ryan Kailath)
(Ryan Kailath)

Someone is kidnapped every day in Nigeria. It's big business, with potentially big rewards in ransom money.

And like any business, kidnapping has a particular set of principles and best practices.

Today on the show: how a consultant analyzed the kidnapping industry, in order to find its weak points and better protect the people he loved.

Music: Sylvan Esso's "Play It Right." Find us: Twitter/ Facebook/ Spotify/ Tumblr.

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