FBI Arrests Couple Allegedly Involved in Cross-Border Kidnapping Ring of Americans

An American woman and her boyfriend were arrested and charged for allegedly collecting ransom money as part of their involvement in a deadly kidnapping conspiracy of U.S. residents in Tijuana, Mexico.

Leslie Briana Matla, a 20-year-old U.S. citizen who lived in Mexico, and her boyfriend, Juan Carlos Montoya Sanchez, a 25-year-old resident of Tijuana, were arrested by U.S. authorities pursuant to money-laundering conspiracy charges, according to an announcement from the Department of Justice (DOJ).

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Tad Cummins Appears In Court For Alleged Kidnapping Of Elizabeth Thomas

Notorious high school teacher Tad Cummins appeared in federal court Monday for a hearing to set his trial date. Cummins, 50, was arrested in April after allegedly kidnapping his 15-year-old former student, Elizabeth Thomas. A judge set Cummins’ trial date for April 17, 2018, according to WKRN-TV. It was previously…

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