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iTOO is in a partnership with a specialist company that trains and assists people in case a kidnapping happens. The company does not want to be identified due to the sensitive nature of its work. Photo: iStock
iTOO is in a partnership with a specialist company that trains and assists people in case a kidnapping happens. The company does not want to be identified due to the sensitive nature of its work. Photo: iStock

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Experts in solving kidnappings and ransom situations help “high-risk individuals” and their families – even using simulated kidnapping situations – to practise in case the unthinkable happens, says Justin Naylor, managing director of the niche and special risk insurance company iTOO Insurance, whose customers are mainly people who work for large companies.

Naylor says such situations are therefore also practised with clients who work at large companies so that they are well aware of how to act in such a situation.

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