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In criminal law, kidnapping is the taking away or transportation of a person against that person's will, usually to hold the person in false imprisonment, a confinement without legal authority. this may be done for ransom or in furtherance of another crime, or in connection with a child custody dispute. when it is done with legal authority, it is often called arrest or imprisonment.