- Sep 2007
U.S. Code collectionThe Lindbergh Act is a federal law (48 Stat. 781) that makes it a crime to kidnap—for ransom, reward, or otherwise—and transport a victim from one state to another or to a foreign country, except in the case of a minor abducted by his or her parent.
The Lindbergh law provides that if the victim is not released within twenty-four hours after being KIDNAPPED, there is a rebuttable presumption that he or she has been transported in interstate or foreign commerce.
TITLE 18 > PART I > CHAPTER 55 > § 1201
That should make for interesting reading. Liz