Kidnapping of Robert A. Levinson
March 6, 2012
The United States government is offering a reward of up to $1 million for information leading to the safe return of retired FBI Agent Robert Levinson.
Mollie Halpern: The United States government is offering a reward of up to $1 million for information leading to the safe return of retired FBI Agent Robert Levinson.
James W. McJunkin: This week is the five-year anniversary of Levinson’s disappearance.
Halpern: I’m Mollie Halpern of the Bureau, and this is Wanted by the FBI. Bob Levinson—a father and grandfather—went missing in March of 2007 on Kish Island in Iran. Levinson had traveled there as a private contractor. In November of 2010, Levinson’s hostage-takers released a video showing him in captivity. Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI’s Washington Field Office James McJunkin…
McJunkin: We believe that Bob is alive, and we are concerned for his health. We want to bring him home safely to his family.
Halpern: Last March, the U.S. government received indications Levinson was being held in southwest Asia.
McJunkin: This includes the border region of Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan.
Halpern: If you have information about this case, call your local FBI office.
McJunkin: It may be the clue we need to locate Bob.
Halpern: For photos and video of Bob, visit www.fbi.gov.
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