During his vacation in Croatia, Formula One tycoon Bernie Ecclestone's mother in law has been kidnapped in Brazil, reports the Daily Mail.
The crime apparently happened on Friday. Mother of Ecclestone's wife Fabiana Flosi, Aparecida Schunk was kidnapped near hear home in Sao Paulo. It is said that kidnappers are demanding a ransom of 28 million pounds.
This is the largest amount of money ever requested in Brazil, which has hundreds of abductions every year.
Ecclestone, who is worth 3.1 billion dollars according to Forbes magazine, and is one of the most powerful men in the world of sport, married Fabiana Flosi in 2012, three years after they met at the Brazilian Grand Prix.