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F1 Hungarian GP: Ecclestone’s mother-in-law kidnapped in Brazil

Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law has reportedly been kidnapped in Sao Paulo with an estimated ransom of 120 million Brazilian Reals (£27.9m).
Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law has reportedly been kidnapped in Sao Paulo with an estimated ransom of 120 million Brazilian Reals (£27.9m).

According to Brazilian reports by Veja and Jornal Nacional Aparecida Schunck has been kidnapped from the Interlagos region last Friday with investigations currently ongoing.

The kidnappers have put up a 120m Brazilian Real, around £27.9m, for the safe return of the 67-year-old. Schunck is the mother of Ecclestone's third wife Fabiana Flosi, with the pair marrying in 2012.

The ransom figure is the largest ever demanded in a kidnapping in Brazil.

If reports prove to be correct it will be the second high-profile kidnapping case Ecclestone has been involved in inside four years after his daughter Tamara was threatened by Martin Peckham for the price of £200,000, but he was later found guilty and sentenced to five years in jail.


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benignlyindifferent

July 26, 2016 1:54 PM

Bad form, George. Brazilian kidnappings have ended in tragedy for many. Hopefully the authorities can secure her release without injury or worse. Please suspend your personal thoughts about Bernie and consider only that an innocent woman has been seized for illegal, financial gain.



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