Fact vies with fantasy in 'Black Death' model kidnap case
August 10, 2017
LONDON (AP) — The man accused of kidnapping a British model in Italy painted a picture of big money, international intrigue and spine-chilling dealings as a member of Black Death, an organization selling drugs, guns and murder on the dark web.
The reality of Lukasz Pawel Herba's life appears to be more prosaic, riddled with exaggerations and contradictions. Investigators are picking through his story to sift truth from myth — and uncover whether the shadowy Black Death group really exists.
Italian police have arrested 30-year-old Herba over the abduction of Chloe Ayli...