He Found His Girls

Hidden abroad by their mom, two kids are now snatched back by Dad

He had spent $3.2 million of his fortune, hired private investigators on four continents, attracted about 100 bounty hunters by offering a $2 million reward and turned his suburban Philadelphia mansion into an international command center--all in hope of tracking down the two young daughters abducted by his ex-wife.

In the end, after 22 months of false leads and dashed hopes, it was as simple and dramatic as this: Bipin Shah, 59, got a call from one of his private eyes in Europe. Sarah Lynn, 9, and Genevieve ("Vivi") Marie, 7, had been found living in Lucerne, Switzerland, with their mother,...

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