Russian police are looking into reports that the son of software tycoon Yevgeny Kaspersky was kidnapped in Moscow, an Interior Ministry spokesman said on Thursday.
"Russian Interior Ministry and Moscow police personnel are checking information that unidentified persons abducted in Moscow the son of well-known entrepreneur Yevgeny Kaspersky," the source said.
Russia media report that Ivan Kaspersky, 20, may have been snatched on Tuesday and some reports say he is being held for a 3 million euro ransom.
Yevgeny Kaspersky, who is behind the Kaspersky Labs anti-virus software, has a personal fortune of $800 million, according to Forbes magazine, and ranks 125th among Russia's 200 richest persons.
MOSCOW, April 21 (RIA Novosti)
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