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Thieves Steal Millions In Swiss Francs From Cash Van In Elaborate Kidnap Scheme

Thieves have targeted a cash van delivery driver on the French-Swiss border in an elaborate heist involving the kidnap of his daughter, BBC News reported. They stole up to 30 million in Swiss francs ($32m; £23m) from the van, reports say. The driver’s 22-year-old daughter had been kidnapped from her apartment in the French city of Lyon on Thursday by two men posing as plumbers. The driver was headed toward the Swiss city of Lausanne when he received a call demanding a ransom for her. He was forced off the highway and directed to a car park near the municipality of Chavornay in Switzerland, where several armed and disguised men were waiting, police said.”There, several armed men who were…