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'Millions' robbed in French cash van kidnap and heist

Robbers posing as plumbers kidnapped the daughter of a cash van driver and demanded the vehicle's contents as ransom in a heist that could have netted them over 20 million euros, investigators said Friday. The hold-up, which resembles the plot of a Hollywood action movie, took place Thursday near the French-Swiss border. It began in the evening in the southeastern French city of Lyon, where two men pretending to be plumbers kidnapped a young woman from her apartment, a source close to the investigation told AFP.
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