Four men have pleaded guilty in a court in Northern Ireland to their role in a tiger-kidnapping that happened in 2012. They were accused of abducting the son of a cattle dealer and demanding €400,000 for his release. Article below has much more detail.

From the Irish News

Four Co Tyrone men plead guilty to involvement in a tiger-kidnapping plot to extort a €400,000 ransom from cattle dealer

FOUR Co Tyrone men have pleaded guilty to their involvement in a tiger-kidnapping plot to extort a €400,000 ransom from a cattle dealer in the Republic.

Although no details of the 2012 plot were given to Dungannon Crown Court today an earlier hearing was told told that dealer’s son, originally from Co Meath, but living in Essex, was lured to Northern Ireland on the pretext of a lucrative business deal involving a meat boning plant near Ballymena, Co Antrim…

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