Articles from April 2008

Father of Kidnapped Children Taken to Egypt Awarded $3 Million by US Court

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md., April 10  /PRNewswire/ — A Maryland Court of Appeals upheld a jury’s decision on Wednesday, granting Michael Shannon over 3 million dollars in punitive and compensatory damages. The decision is stemming from visitation interference against Shannon’s ex-wife and mother-in-law, after they abducted their two sons to Egypt. This is a groundbreaking case and is the first successful case in the US filed over an international kidnapping and is precedent setting. (more…)