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The Multimillion-Dollar Private Investigation To Find James Foley

The privately held GlobalPost and James Foley’s family were prepared to pay a ransom for the kidnapped freelance journalist’s release.
While the United States government has a policy against paying ransom to terrorists, the privately held GlobalPost and James Foley’s family were prepared to pay a ransom for the kidnapped freelance journalist’s release, according to GlobalPost co-founder and CEO Phil Balboni. “Jim was a special member of our family,” Balboni said of the longtime GlobalPost correspondent.…

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