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A Madeleine McCann Found In France

by | 8th, July 2009
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a-mannequin-painted-in-the-likeness-of-madeleine-mccann-marks-the-first-anniversary-of-madeleine-mccanns-disappearance-in-praia-da-luz-portugal1 MADELEINE McCann Watch : Anorak’s at-a-glance look at Madeleine McCann in the news Another Our Maddie is found in France…

The Times : “Girl, 12, abducted by ‘internet stalker’ on family holiday in France”

Kaya Burgess reports:

A 12-year-old British girl was found sobbing in a French airport after a Belgian man abducted her from a holiday villa and tried to take her on a flight to Madrid. The girl from Glasgow had been staying with her family in a villa in Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer in the South of France when she was lured away by a 41-year-old man she had met on the internet.

Paedo . Internet . Foreigners . This story has all the elements of a tabloid hit. But one thing is missing…

The girl met her kidnapper on the social networking and role-playing website Gaia.com, which describes itself as “an online gathering of environmentally and spiritually conscious people”.

Global warming . Good effort. But one more thing a keyword is still missing…

He said he was 28. How old she said she was is not said. In any case, he’s been arrested. But go on…

Campaigners in Europe have been lobbying governments to set-up an all-ports alert system similar to the Amber Alert system in the United States, which would notify air and shipping ports across the continent when a child was reported missing.

But she wasn’t reported missing. So what use the Amber Alert System?

Experts say that such a system could have aided in the investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann…

It’s Tabloid Bingo ! Madeleine

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