Kidnap for Ransom (K&R) and Threat Extortion Response Services
The risk of kidnap for ransom can be minimized but it cannot ever be completely eliminated. In the event of a kidnap occurring, our Consultants expertly guide the client through the entire process, using proven principles and methodologies to ensure the safe and timely return of the victim. Our specialist team has over 50 years’ combined experience of successfully resolving hundreds of kidnap cases worldwide. Quote for services
Kidnap and Threat Extortion
Kidnap and Threat Extortion in their various forms can have devastating effects, not only on the victims, but also on a victims’ family, company or organisation, and on others connected to the crisis incident. They can lead to weeks or months of stressful and exhausting negotiations. An ill-considered kidnap or extortion response could have a detrimental effect on the victim’s well-being, increase the risk to other potential targets, and threaten the viability of, or have a negative reputational impact on, a family, company or organization.
GardaWorld is an approved response consultancy for, and has agreements with, most of the world’s leading specialist risk underwriters. This allows our clients the freedom and flexibility to place their insurance where they choose while maintaining their relationship with us as their preferred security partner.
In the event of a kidnap or extortion event occurring, a degree of fear and panic will naturally follow. Understanding the mechanics and sequence of the crisis, and planning, preparing and rehearsing for this eventuality, is the best way to minimize the levels of stress for those dealing with the kidnappers or extortionist, and to ensure the safe and timely release of victims.
We have developed specialized risk management tools that support prevention, deterrence, detection, and appropriate response measures for our clients. These tools comprise of a range of bespoke pre-incident products, services and training, including Crisis Management Plans, Crisis Management Tabletop exercises and Simulated Incident (SIMINIC) exercises, all of which can be tailored to meet the needs of the client. They can help guide organisations in establishing effective crisis management policies, crisis management structures, processes and procedures.
The threat of kidnap or extortion can be minimized, but it can never be completely eliminated. In the event of an incident, we will immediately dispatch one or more experienced consultants to the client’s aid, anywhere in the world. Using principles and methodologies developed and proven over several decades, our specialists will guide the client through the entire process to a successful conclusion of the incident.
If you would like to learn more about Kidnap and Threat Extortion services from GardaWorld, contact us today.