Ransom demand drops for American missionary; gangs, not Boko Haram suspected

February 26, 2015 8:48 PM

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Ransom demand drops for American missionary; gangs, not Boko Haram suspected

Rev. Phyllis Sortor was likely abducted by a low-level street gang according to geopolitical analysts familiar with the region of Nigeria where she was taken. (AP Photo/Mike Henry) (The Associated Press)

Nigerian kidnappers holding an American missionary reportedly slashed their ransom demand in half Thursday, in yet another sign that they are most likely a small time criminal gang and not the feared Islamist group Boko Haram.

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