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Featured Ecclestone's Mother-in-Law Reportedly Kidnapped in Brazil

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Paul Jeffrey, Jul 26, 2016.

  1. Paul Jeffrey

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    BBC News in the UK have made claims that the mother-in-law of Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has been reportedly kidnapped in Brazil with a ransom of £28,000,000 UK Sterling demanded for her safe return.


    Ecclestone - reportedly worth an estimated £2.4 billion - is supposedly required to have the £28 million ransom divided into four separate bags of cash, as reported by Brazilian publication Veja.

    Brazil is no stranger to kidnapping attempts even within the Formula One circle, when at the 2010 Brazilian GP, Jenson Buttons' vehicle was approached by three men carrying machine guns on the Saturday evening of the Grand Prix weekend. However the news of Ms. Schunck's alleged kidnapping and ransom appears to be the highest recorded demand in Brazil's history.

    No comment from Ecclestone has been forthcoming at this stage, but be sure to stay tuned for more information as and when it becomes available.
     
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  4. Andy Jackson

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    Wish somebody would kidnap mine.:whistling: I'd want the kidnappers to pay me before I'd accept her back.:cautious:
     
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  5. jimortality

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    You know I was gonna post the link earlier lol I knew you'd guys would say exactly what I said about keeping.
     
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  7. Chris

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    Wow. Some of these comments have been utterly disgusting. You may not like Ecclestone, but simply because this woman has a connection to him does not mean she in anyway deserves the situation that she is reportedly in.

    Grow up gentlemen.
     
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  8. BattleOvce

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    Typical Brazil.
     
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    :roflmao::roflmao::roflmao::roflmao::roflmao:
     
  10. Will Mazeo

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    Well if you live in Brazil you kinda get used to this stuff. And whenever you want to change the situation you are called all the words that ends in "ist" and "phobic" so meh
     
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  11. Vantoil Lima Jr

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    I wish this woman get free soon and well and the criminal person go to jail and don't receive any money. And all other similar cases.
    Things here in Brazil are going from bad to worse...
     
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  12. Vantoil Lima Jr

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    This is really true!!
    But I wish (maybe hope is the wright word) all things get resolved well.
     
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    :cry::cry::cry:
     
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    I was surprised to read that she lived in a district of Sao Paulo, not exactly known to be the safest place on earth!:O_o:

    With the current world we live in though I'm not too sure where's safe...:unsure:

    Just hope that they manage to get her back home safely.
     
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    Like in EU, Our politicians just telling us to get used to the terrorist attacks :)
     
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    it will go well... to the criminals as the human rights groups got a chance to get some exposure and will defend them at any cost.
     
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  17. Lorenzo Bonder

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    Even though I had the mother-in-law joke ready at the tip of my fingers, once again we (Brazilians) go down on the news, but in the bad side of news.

    First, the President has fallen, second, the Copa America debacle, third, the olympics, now this.

    What else now? Isis?
     
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  18. Vantoil Lima Jr

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    But what is her fault!?? She is involved with Bernie 'cause her daughter (that was 38 by the time) got married to him.
    The way Bernie is, I don't think she get anything from him...
     
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  19. Will Mazeo

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    Well the only bad thing about the president falling is that she didn't fall deep enough yet :D
     
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  20. Lorenzo Bonder

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    Yeaaaah, but she's right now in my town nowadays, so that's the lowest standard possible, geographically speaking :p
     
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