James Foley's captors originally asked for huge ransom

August 21, 2014 11:16 AM

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James Foley's captors originally asked for huge ransom

(CNN) -- The captors of American journalist James Foley originally demanded a ransom of 100 million euros ($132.5 million), according to GlobalPost spokesman Richard Byrne.

Earlier, Philip Balboni, the president and chief executive of GlobalPost, told the Wall Street Journal that the captors also demanded that money from Foley's family.

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