ABP World Group Being Interviewed by Russian News Today on Parental Abduction and Child Recovery


April 30, 2013

ABP World Group being interviewed by Russian news today on child recovery. Due to air mid may on channel one news. Also features parents of recovered children.

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ABP World Group`s Director Martin Waage being interviewed by Russian TV

What is Parental Abduction?

Parental child abduction is child abduction by a parent. It often occurs when the parents separate or begin divorce proceedings. A parent may remove or retain the child from the other seeking to gain an advantage in expected or pending child-custody proceedings or because that parent fears losing the child in those expected or pending child-custody proceedings; a parent may refuse to return a child at the end of an access visit or may flee with the child to prevent an access visit or fear of domestic violence and abuse.

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Risk Assessment – Threat of ‘lone wolf’ terrorism growing, experts warn


April 30, 2013

Source: The daily telegraph

All eyes may be on Africa, but there are fears of a new, unpredictable threat in the west: the so-called “lone wolf”.

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This isn’t about a particular country or cause, and some worry it could be a growing trend.

In 2011 Anders Behring Breivik shocked the world with a Norwegian terror rampage. He bombed government buildings in Oslo before going on a shooting spree at a camp held by the country’s Labour Party. The bombings killed eight people, and the shooting left 69 dead.

Breivik was later found to hold various far-right beliefs, including a perception of Islam and Marxism as “the enemy”.

There are fears this kind of attack could happen more often.

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In America, Nidal Malik Hasan is set to undergo court martial proceedings this year after being accused of carrying out a mass shooting at the Fort Hood military base in Texas. The shooting, which happened in 2009, left 13 dead and 30 injured.

The Fort Hood attack is regarded by some as terrorism because of Hasan’s alleged radicalisation, with reports he had been emailing Anwar al-Awlaki, a cleric and alleged al-Qaeda recruiter based in Yemen, and monitored for several years as a security threat. The US Department of Defence, however, has referred to it as an act of workplace violence.

Lone wolf attacks could be related to various forms of extremism – for example, Islamism or neo-Nazism – but the danger is that they are hard to track. People operating alone can be harder to follow than a large organisation.

In a recent book, Lone Wolf Terrorism: Understand the Growing Threat, security consultant Jeffrey D Simon argues that lone wolves can be more creative than terrorist groups.

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He also points out the importance of the internet as a potential breeding ground for terrorists – though this is also an opportunity for counter-terrorism agencies to monitor potential threats.

Britons present their own risks, with a potential rise in British-born terrorists who have trained abroad before returning to the UK.

Last year the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) think tank predicted that terrorists could put their training in countries including Somalia, Yemen or Nigeria to use on UK streets.

In a report, RUSI director-general Michael Clarke wrote: “The threat they pose, so far, is in the possibility that high numbers of such individuals, operating alone and unsupported, albeit in an amateur way, may nevertheless be lucky in a few attempts.

“They are harder to track and their behaviour much harder to predict.”

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News: Boston Marathon: Two bomb blasts at finish line


April 16, 2013

Source: BBC – ABC News

Two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon have injured a number of people. Video and photographs from Boston show a scene of confusion, with emergency services descending on the scene.

See the video here: BBC

Two bombs erupted at the famed Boston Marathon today, killing two people and injuring at least 78 while turning the race into what lookedlike a war zone.

Within hours of the explosions, law enforcement officials, including those with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, were questioning a potential person of interest at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where many of the injured were taken, sources told ABC News.

The casualties were caused by two bombs that exploded almost simultaneously near the race finish line on Boylston Street before 3 p.m. The area was crowded with runners and spectators, and thousands of runners were still completing the race at the time of the first explosion.

Police said that two people were killed. At least 78 were taken to hospitals with injuries, including some which have been described as amputations and severe burns.

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Watch ABC News’ Live Coverage of the Boston Marathon Explosions

Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis declined to say whether he thought the devices were acts of terrorism, but said, “You can reach your own conclusion based on what happened.”

According to law enforcement sources, the first bomb exploded at the Marathon Sports running store, and blew out windows in four nearby buildings, injuring 15 to 20 individuals. The second blast occurred about 50 to 100 yards away, severely injuring more bystanders, Davis said.

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Dad of missing 5-year-old believes ex-wife, son headed west


April 15, 2013

Source: wtop.com

Cameron Serafin is missing. (Courtesy of Fairfax County Police)

UPDATE: Sunday- 4/14/2013, 12:10pm ET

WASHINGTON – The father of a missing 5-year-old boy tells WTOP he believes his ex- wife may be heading to the west coast with their son.

Joe Serafin says he thinks Rebecca Serafin and Cameron may be heading west, but is not aware that she has any friends or family in that part of the country.

Fairfax County police say Rebecca Serafin is now being charged with felony parental abduction, because police believe she’s taken Cameron out of Virginia where she and Joe Serafin share custody.

Police sources tell WTOP, they’vee tracked Rebecca Serafin and Cameron from BWI Airport to Birmingham, Ala., but it’s not known where they are at this point.

EARLIER: Thursday – 4/11/2013, 6:59pm ET

WASHINGTON – A 5-year-old boy is missing, and the boy’s father and Fairfax County police are asking for the public’s help in locating him.

Cameron Serafin is believed to be with his mom, Rebecca Serafin. Fairfax County police in the Reston district say they are concerned about his welfare.

The missing boy’s father, Joe Serafin, spoke to WTOP Thursday afternoon. He is very scared about his son.

“I’m worried about him, I don’t know where he is, I don’t know what’s happening to him,” Serafin says.

The child was supposed to have been returned to his dad on Sunday.

According to police, Rebecca Serafin altered her appearance and Cameron’s appearance in an “apparent attempt to avoid being located.”

Serafin says his ex-wife, Rebecca has a history of mental illness and substance abuse, which includes prescription drugs and heroin.

He says she disappeared with their son once before in 2011. The couple shares custody of Cameron.

Police tell WTOP that Rebecca Serafin also goes by the name Rebecca Love and Cameron also answers to Cameron Love.

He is 3-foot-5 and weighs about 40 pounds.

 

This photo shows what Rebecca and Cameron Serafin apparently now look like. (Courtesy of Fairfax County Police)

An arrest warrant has been issued for Rebecca Serafin, 32, charging her with a misdemeanor of custodial interference.

She is 5-foot-4 and weighs between 120 and 130 pounds.

Rebecca lives at home with her parents in the Great Falls Area, Serafin says. He says she packed some bags and told her parents she was going on a weekend retreat to a friend’s lake house. But, he says, there were an awful lot of bags packed.

Serafin says he knew immediately when they didn’t return that something was wrong. He says she wouldn’t answer any telephone calls or texts.

That’s when he called Fairfax County Police.

He has a message for Rebecca: “Please, just get Cameron home safely. Nothing else matters.”

He pleads with anyone with information to also help: “Please, help bring my son back.”

Information can be emailed to Crime Solvers. Police say people with information may text “TIP187” plus their message to CRIMES/274637 or call police at 703-691-2131.

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Europol : Mexican cartels gain ground in European drug trade


April 14, 2013

Source: LA Times

MEXICO CITY—Mexican drug cartels are striving to become “key players in the European drugs market,”  Europol officials said Friday.

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Their statement, issued from Europol headquarters in the Hague, said that Mexican criminals have become “global market coordinators” in trafficking cocaine and synthetic drugs to Europe. Police officials also alleged that Mexicans were moving firearms from southeast Europe and trading them with cocaine dealers in the Americas. They also specifically cited the Zetas cartel–perhaps the most ruthless of the Mexican gangs—for reportedly trafficking human beings “for sexual exploitation” from northeast Europe to Mexico.

Concerns about the presence of Mexican cartels in Europe are not new, but the statement by theEuropean Union’s top crime-fighting agency underscores a growing worry about the Mexican criminal groups’ ambitious plans for global expansion. Fears have spread across the Mexican border to nearby Texas, and as far away as Southeast Africa.

Last month, Texas’ public safety department declared that Mexican cartels were the “the most significant organized crime threat” to the Lone Star State. Along with other criminal groups, the cartels are suspected not only to be deeply involved in the Texas drug trade, but also to be responsible for extortion, kidnappings, public corruption and money laundering, according to the report, an annual threat assessment issued by the agency.

In May, a deputy administrator for the Drug Enforcement Administration told a group of U.S. senators that Mexican cartels are involved in the African methamphetamine trade, and have “documented links” to criminal groups in Mozambique, Ghana, Nigeria, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

“We haven’t identified specific cartel activity in Africa,” a DEA official told the Voice of America in June. “We’ve identified Mexicans in Africa, and we know they are affiliated with cartels – we just haven’t put it together.”

The Europol statement said that law enforcement officials had recently “averted” the Sinaloa Cartel’s attempts to set up a major European cocaine wholesaling operation. Thus far, according to the report, few violent incidents in Europe have been attributed to the Mexicans.

“We do not want the level of violence and brutality which we see in Mexico mirrored in Europe,” said Rob Wainwright, the Europol director.

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Kindesentzug: Kindesentführung und Wiederherstellung von entführten Kindern


April 13, 2013

Kindesentzug, Kindesentführung oder Kindesmitnahme, wie es im Allgemeinen genannt wird, ist juristisch ein Vergehen nach §235 Strafgesetzbuch (Entziehung Minderjähriger). Kommt eine Gefährdung des Opfers hinzu, wird es zu einem Verbrechen.

Die deutsche Rechtsprechung unterscheidet u.a zwischen den Begriffen Kindesentführung, Kindesmitnahme, Kindesentzug. Umgangssprachlich finden wir i.d.R. alle Begriffe meist im Zusammenhang mit einem internationalen Kindesentzug durch einen Elternteil, welcher aus familiären, privaten, oft auch aus religiösen Gründen das gemeinsame Kind ins Ausland verbringt.

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Die Kindesentführung stellt i.d.R. eine Kindesmitnahme durch einen fremden Täter dar. Ein Kindesentzug dagegen eine Mitnahme durch einen Elternteil. Im sprachlichen Gebrauch fallen meist alle Tatbestände unter den Oberbegriff Entführung bzw. Kindesentführung. Juristisch stellen die verschiedenen Straftatbestände jedoch Unterschiede dar. Unterschieden wird dabei meist in der unterschiedlichen Strafzumessung.

Ein Kindesentzug oder eine Kindesmitnahme ist zuerst einmal eine Sorgerechtsverletzung oder eine Verletzung des Umgangsrechts. Dies trifft zu, wenn ein Elternteil, der nicht im Besitz der alleinigen elterlichen Sorge oder des Aufenthaltsbestimmungsrechtes ist, das gemeinsame Kind gegen den Willen des anderen Elternteils aus dessen Einflussbereich bringt und/oder den Umgang mit dem Kind verhindert. Irrelevant bleibt hierbei die Dauer des Kindesentzug, so dass einige Minuten hierfür schon ausreichend sein können.

Entscheidend ist jedoch nicht immer das Sorgerecht sondern in erster Linie das Aufenthaltsbestimmungsrecht! Verfügen beide Elternteile über das Sorge-und Aufenthaltsbestimmungsrecht sind auch beide Elternteile entscheidungsberechtigt. Gemeinsam sorgeberechtigte Elternteile müssen gemeinsam über den Aufenthaltsort des Kindes entscheiden, d.h. dass auch ein Elternteil der zwar im Besitz der elterlichen Sorge ist – aber eben gemeinsam mit dem anderen Elternteil – nicht das Recht hat, mit dem Kind seinen Aufenthaltsort ins Ausland zu verlegen, selbst wenn das Kind normalerweise bei ihm oder ihr lebt.

Findet ein Kindesentzug oder eine Kindesentführung durch den Aufenthaltsbestimmungsberechtigten Elternteil statt, muss hierbei nicht immer ein Verstoß gegen §235 StGB vorliegen, besonders dann nicht, wenn dem anderen Elternteil der Umgang ermöglicht bleibt.

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Mittlerweile urteilen Gerichte bei der Strafzumessung im Rahmen eines internationalen Kindesentzuges schon so, dass der Täter nicht, oder nur gering verurteilt wird, wenn er dem anderen Elternteil die reelle Möglichkeit geboten hat, dass entzogene Kind im Ausland zu besuchen.

Was also bleibt ist das Umgangsrecht, im Allgemeinen auch Besuchsrecht genannt. Geregelt wird dies durch das Kindschaftsrecht im BGB (Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch). §1684 I BGB regelt hierzu völlig deutlich: “Das Kind hat das Recht auf Umgang mit jedem Elternteil; jeder Elternteil ist zum Umgang mit dem Kind verpflichtet und berechtigt.

 

Kindesentzug ist ein Antragsdelikt!

Kindesentzug ist ein Antragsdelikt , was bedeutet, dass vom Betroffenen Elternteil selbst eine Strafverfolgung eingeleitet werden muss. Dies geschieht in aller Regel bei der für Sie zuständigen Polizeidienststelle in der Form einer Strafanzeige und eines Strafantrags. Strafantrag und Strafanzeige müssen innerhalb von 3 Monaten nach Kenntnis der Tat gestellt werden.

 

Kindesentzug und Binationale Lebensgemeinschaften

In binationalen Lebensgemeinschaften wurden leider die Drohung einer internationalen Kindesentführung oder internationalen Kindesmitnahme zu einem gängigen Mittel, oftmals bei Familienstreitigkeiten Krisen und Scheidungen. Gerne wird versucht über Drohungen und Druck in Bezug auf das gemeinsame Kind eine Trennung zu verhindern oder eigene Forderungen durchzusetzen. In bestimmten Kulturkreisen spielen hierbei auch “Ehre” und “Gesichtsverlust” eine große Rolle, so dass eine Trennung im Umfeld des ausländischen Partners noch akzeptiert wird, eine Überlassung des Kindes jedoch an den in Deutschland lebenden Partner nicht mehr als akzeptabel angesehen wird. Hierbei wird gerne , besonders bei binationalen Partnerschaften welche die arabischen bzw. muslimischen Staaten betrifft, der Grund vorgeschoben, dass die Entwicklung des Kindes in der westlichen Kultur, sich negativ auf die Weiterentwicklung des Kindes auswirkt, da es hier vermehrt unmoralischen und “schlechten” Reizen ausgesetzt wird. Viele ausländische Lebenspartner werden auch von der Angst geprägt, dass sie im Falle einer Trennung keinen Zugang mehr zu ihrem Kind bekommen, da davon ausgegangen wird, dass deutsche Gerichte das Sorge- sowie das Aufenthaltsbestimmungsrecht dem deutschen Lebenspartner zusprechen.

Vermehrt finden derzeit aber auch internationale Kindesentführungen ohne jegliche vorherige Warnung oder Drohung statt. Der entführende Elternteil versucht Streitigkeiten zu vermeiden und verhält sich nach außen hin völlig normal, während er den Plan für den internationalen Kindesentzug minutiös ausarbeitet. Von daher ist es wichtig auf kleinste Veränderungen im familiären Bereich, welche auf einen Kindesentzug hindeuten können, sehr ernst zu nehmen.

Siehe hierzu auch Prävention Kindesentzug…..

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What Are the Different Types of Stalking Crimes and How to Deal With it


April 13, 2013

In legal terms, stalking refers to obsessive and unwanted attention or surveillance that is directed toward a person or group of people. In the 1990s, the United States was one of the first countries to make stalking illegal, and since then a few types of stalking crimes have been recognized. The three major types of stalking include online stalking, phone stalking, and physical stalking.

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Cyberstalking, or online stalking, occurs when an individual uses the Internet or some other kind of technology to stalk or otherwise harass victims. Although it is a relatively new concept, incidents of cyberstalking have prompted new laws that specifically outlaw online stalking. In the United States, California was one of the first states to outlaw cyberstalking.

Some online stalkers create a website, blog, or online profile in their victim’s name. With this, they can post false information or make fake threats to a third party. In one example of this, two Florida teenagers were arrested and charged with aggravated stalking after creating a fake profile on a popular social networking site under a classmate’s name, where they posted lewd photos and messages.

Stop-Stalking

The Internet is a wealth of information for stalkers. With it, they can monitor an unsuspecting victim’s activity several ways, especially through social networking sites. In addition to their full names, addresses, and birth dates, many users also post information such as email addresses, phone numbers, or even where they will be and what they are doing at any given moment. This information can be used in a variety of ways.

Online stalking crimes often lead to phone stalking or physical stalking. Individuals who engage in phone stalking often call their victims at all hours of the night and day. Sometimes these calls can be threatening or sexually explicit, while other times they are just annoying to the victim.

Experts agree that the best method of dealing with these calls is to ignore them. Victims of phone stalking crimes are typically advised against answering the calls, but to record when they come in. It is also suggested that they report the harassing phone calls to their phone companies, as well as local law enforcement officials. Many police departments can’t do much, however, until some sort of physical contact has been made.

Physical stalking crimes are believed to be the scariest and most dangerous of the types of stalking crimes. Individuals involved in this type of stalking will often follow their victims, sometimes even showing up at their homes or places of business. Although the stalker may start by simply watching the victim or possibly leaving gifts for him/her, this type of behavior can possibly escalate into more dangerous behavior. It is not uncommon for these types of stalkers to vandalize a victim’s home or car, or even physically attack the victim.

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Tiger Kidnapping and family hostage situations


April 6 2013

Tiger Kidnapping is an extremely stressful crime whereby criminals abduct a member of staff’s family (often a child) and threaten them with harm unless the employee attends their work place, removes a large sum of money then delivers it into the hands of the criminal.

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It’s called ‘Tiger Kidnapping’ because of the way the criminals stalk their victims for some considerable amount of time before the kidnap attack and robbery takes place.

Tiger Kipnapping occurs frequently in Europe

here has also been an increase in Tiger Kidnap offences in England, Scotland and Wales, with some high profile cases attracting media attention because of the scale of loss.

To fully understand the methods and impact on the victims, it’s worth looking at these cases as reported in the media:-

BBC: The Securitas raid followed a classic tiger kidnapping. So what can be done about it?

Mum and her Four-year-old Son Kidnapped for Ransom Demand

Father and son held captive in 11-hour tiger kidnap ordeal by armed gang in cash van heist

The tiger kidnapping  

Preventing Tiger Kidnap

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Three areas you may choose to cover off to prevent Tiger Kidnapping are:-

Physical Security – Use of Drop Safes means that no one person has access to to the cash at any one time. Use time locks on the outer safe. Ensure good CCTV covers cash holding areas, and this is monitored for signs of unusual activity.

Adequate Processes and Procedures – Make it impossible for one single person on their own to access cash (dual key doors etc). Strictly enforce access and key controls, and ensure segregation of duties. E.g Store Keyholders don’t have access to the safe. Severely restrict the number of employees who can access cash areas. Have cash operation confidentiality policies backed by disciplinary action.

Situational Awareness – Potentially vulnerable staff and managers are made aware of Tiger Kidnapping, how to spot the likely surveillance which precedes it, and action to take if they see suspicious activity.

The above is intended as a very basic guide. For far more detailed advice and research see the resources below.

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Europol identifies 3600 Organised Crime Groups active in the European Union (SOCTA 2013 Report)


April 6, 2013

Source: Europol

In the most detailed study ever undertaken of its kind in the European law enforcement community Europol has identified an estimated 3,600 organised crime groups currently active in the EU. The EU Serious and Organised Crime Threat Assessment (SOCTA), published by Europol today, found that international drug trafficking remains the most active organised crime activity but it also identified the emergence of new criminal phenomena, many linked to the current economic crisis and the internet.  These new developments are changing the nature of organised crime towards a model based around a networked community of heterogeneous, international groups.

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“A new breed of organised crime groups is emerging in Europe, capable of operating in multiple countries and criminal sectors. These groups are no longer defined by their nationality or specialisation in one area of crime but by an ability to operate on an international basis, with a business-like focus on maximising profit and minimising risk. They are the epitome of our new globalised society,” says Rob Wainwright, Director of Europol.

The 2013 Serious and Organised Crime Threat Assessment (SOCTA) delivers a set of recommendations based on an in-depth analysis of the major crime threats facing the EU. The report draws on significant intelligence collected from law enforcement agencies in the EU Member States, other EU Agencies, and Europol’s own databases.  The Council of Justice and Home Affairs Ministers will use the report’s findings and recommendations to define priorities for the next four years.

Based on analysis of the prevailing threats the SOCTA 2013 has identified the crime areas which require the greatest concerted action by EU Member States and other actors to ensure the most effective impact on the general threat. These threats include crime areas that have recently gained significance or were not regarded as priority areas earlier, but now stand out against other crime threats because of their impact on society.  The priorities identified in the report are:

  • Facilitation of illegal immigration
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Counterfeit goods with an impact on public health and safety
  • Missing Trader Intra Community (MTIC) fraud
  • Synthetic drugs production and poly-drug trafficking in the EU
  • Cybercrime
  • Money laundering

The conditions of the current economic crisis and resulting changes in consumer demand are fuelling a shift in serious criminal activity.  Reduced consumer spending power has inspired counterfeiters to expand into new product lines such as commodity counterfeiting, illicit trade in sub-standard goods and goods violating health and safety regulations. In addition to the traditional counterfeiting of luxury products, organised crime groups are now also counterfeiting daily consumer goods including foods and medical products. The increased production and distribution of these goods have significant implications for public health and safety.

Meanwhile other forms of economic crime, especially fraud, have grown in scale and impact.  Missing Trader Intra Community (MTIC) fraud, which derives from a manipulation of the VAT tax regime, is responsible for the loss of billions of Euros each year in the government revenues of Member States, illustrating the extent to which organised crime harms the economy.

Money seized by German customs agency Zoll during anti-money laundering operation is displayed before agency's annual statistics news conference in Berlin

“The fight against organised crime has big implications for the EU’s ability to secure an effective economic recovery.  Through a recent expansion of the ‘black market’ and notable developments in fraudulent activity criminal groups are denying governments, businesses, and citizens billions of Euros each year in lost tax receipts, profits, and private income.  Stronger action is needed in the EU to close down these criminal activities and protect our economic base,” says Rob Wainwright, Director of Europol.

The internet is also a major driver of criminal activity, enabling organised crime groups to access a large pool of victims, obscure their activities and carry out a diverse range of criminal acts in a shorter period of time and on a much larger scale than ever before. The spread of the internet and technological advances have caused significant shifts in crime areas and the pattern of criminal activity.

The SOCTA 2013 report is Europol’s flagship product providing information to Europe’s law enforcement community and decision-makers about the threat of serious and organised crime to the EU. The report exists in two versions a restricted for law enforcement and a public version which is available in the Europol publications section of their website.

EU crime gangs find new ways to make money in bad times

 

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Search continues for two boys believed abducted from Florida


April 5 2013

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This is not the first time a man with ties to Louisiana is suspected of abducting his two young sons. Last year, the boys’ biological father reportedly kidnapped them at gunpoint from foster care in Louisiana.

Today, authorities in Louisiana and several other states continue to search for Joshua Michael Hakken, a 35-year-old with ties to the Slidell area who is suspected of taking his 4- and 2-year-old sons from their maternal grandparents’ home in Florida after tying up their grandmother.

“It’s the manner in which the kids were taken that concerns law enforcement,” FBI Special Agent Dave Couvertier said during a news conference today.

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Hakken, 35, entered his mother-in-law’s house north of Tampa, tied her up and fled with the children, authorities say. Hakken, the boys and the boys’ mother might be traveling in a black 2006 GMC pickup bearing University of Florida license plate U95KT.

Tips about 4-year-old Cole Hakken and 2-year-old Chase Hakken have poured in from several states, an FBI agent and a Hillsborough County, Fla., sheriff’s spokesman said during a news conference.

Officials say Hakken and 34-year-old Sharyn Patricia Hakken are the prime suspects in the abduction. “Both suspects are anti-government and have attempted a previous abduction at gunpoint in Louisiana,” an earlier news release says. Authorities are focused on the children and not the parents’ political views, Couvertier said. “We’re working on the safe return of the entire family, specifically the children. We don’t anticipate or expect them to hurt their children. And, hopefully, we can put the family back together.”

The Hillsborough sheriff’s office has issued an arrest warrant for Joshua Hakken. He faces two counts each of kidnapping, child neglect and false imprisonment and one count each of burglary with a battery and grand theft auto.

Joshua Hakken lost custody of his sons last year after his arrest on a drug possession charge, authorities say. He later tried to take them at gunpoint from a foster home in Louisiana, they added.

The two boys have been living with their maternal grandparents since last year, officials said. A Louisiana court informed the Hakkens on Tuesday that they’d been stripped of their parental rights. This morning, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued a statewide alert after the family’s vehicle was believed to have been seen about 8 p.m. Wednesday in Etowah in southeast Tennessee.

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