Average Ransom Demand in the Philippines in 2009

in Transnational Crime

In 2009, there were 138 cases of kidnapping for ransom cases reported in the Philippines.

In 2008, there were 135 cases reported.

The ransom payments demanded fell between the range of $11,000 to $44,000 (500,000 to 2 Million Philippine Peso).

Source: Alexis Romero, “Kidnapping cases up in 2009 – risk consultancy,” Philippine Star, August 20, 2010.

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