ST. LOUIS – Prosecutors are trying to seize two properties where a man says that he was arrested during a kidnapping in which a St. Louis-executive area.
Prosecutors say that the victim was abducted Nov. 21 and taken to a house where he was beaten, abused and attacked with a stun gun, then transported in a container to a different house.
The U. S. attorney’s office, says the man’s parents paid $27,000 ransom for his release.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2iaaE99 ) reports that prosecutors want to seize those properties, plus numerous firearms and vehicles.
Todd Beckman, Kerry Roades, Zachary Smith, and brothers Blake and Caleb Laubinger all pleaded not guilty Tuesday to kidnapping conspiracy in the incident.
Beckman was president and CEO of BAM Brands, which according to the website, the owner of the tanning and age-management companies.