Mexico gang 'used women to lure kidnap victims over the internet'
Two alleged members of a gang that used women to lure victims before kidnapping them have been arrested, Mexican police say.
The gang held the victims for ransom and in most cases killed them even after money had been paid, according to the authorities.
The suspected leader and another member were arrested in the eastern town of Coatzacoalcos.
Up to 12 kidnappings have been linked to the group.
They operated by "using female members of the organisation to attract victims through social media and invite them to various locations," head of police investigations, Omar Garcia Harfuch... read more
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