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Dueling Getty Kidnapping Projects Take Advantage of Rome’s Production Incentives

Roma/IPA/REX/Shutterstock On July 10, 1973, J. Paul Getty III, grandson of oil baron J. Paul Getty, acknowledged by many to be the richest man in the world, was kidnapped in Rome’s Piazza Farnese. The bandits severed the 16-year-old’s right ear to put pressure on his reluctant grandfather to pay a ransom. This story first appeared in the July 11, 2017 ...

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