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Ransom demanded for missing wife of a Norwegian businessman

The wife of one of the richest men of Norway is presumably kidnapped. Of her family’s ransom in cryptomunten required, says the police.

The 68-year-old Anne-Elisabeth Hagen is the wife of the Norwegian property Tom Hagen. Since October 31, she went missing. The news about her disappearance is only now published.

“There is a ransom demanded, and there are serious threats made in this case,” said police inspector Tommy Broeske at a press conference. ‘We advise the family currently to not have to pay.’

The Norwegian tabloid Verdens Gang reported on the basis of anonymous sources that 9 million euros is demanded, in the cryptomunt Monero. The police will give no comment about the required amount.

This type of kidnap cases is very rare in Norway, a country with very low crime rates. The fortunes of Tom Hagen is estimated at 1.7 billion kroner (174 million euros).

Anne-Elisabeth Hagen would be out of the bathroom of her home have been kidnapped. Via the internet there would be limited communication have been with the kidnappers.

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