A Defective Camera & the Biggest Kidnapping in Europe’s History

  Ashish Jha, Consultant, SLI What to do, when your worst fears come true? As the owner of world’s second biggest beer brand Heineken, Freddy had always lived in the fear of being kidnapped. Policing was very lax in Netherland and there was not much of private security network either. On 9th November 1983 Freddy Heineken and his driver Ab Doderer were kidnapped just outside the brewery’s head office in Amsterdam. The kidnappers Cor van Hout, Willem Holleeder, Frans Meijer and Jan Boellaard demanded 30 million euros in ransom. It was…

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