Investigations: The Kidnaper Who Panicked

"It was," said Frank Sinatra Sr., "a fantastic job. The rapidity of the FBI in this case was just incredible." The FBI certainly did nothing to discredit this notion, and the facts seemed to bear out the idea. Only five days and a few hours after he was taken at gunpoint from a motel room on the California-Nevada state line in the Sierra Nevadas, Frank Sinatra Jr. was back home. Three men had been arrested and charged with his kidnaping, and all but $6,114.24 of a $240,000 ransom payment had been recovered....

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