Elite FBI Team Rescued Kidnapped Military Contractor

Man rescued had high security clearance, but it is not believed the abduction was related to his job.
1:16 | 04/10/14

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Now, to the bizarre kidnap and rescue story. A military contractor with high security clearance, abducted five days ago, rescued overnight by the FBI. ABC's Martha Raddatz has the latest from Washington. Good morning, Martha. Reporter: Good morning, George. This is a kidnapping that has been kept very quiet. But the fan, frank Jansen, who was reportedly working as a military contractor here in Washington, , was rescued from an apartment in Atlanta. He has been missing for nearly a week. Grabbed after returning from a bike ride. When his wife returned later, she noticed blood on the doorstep and called to report he was missing. But the team that rescued him is what is raising eyebrows this morning. It is an elite team. A national level counterterrorist unit, normally called in for any extraordinary hostage crisis or very complex FBI cases. George? They say this has no connection to his job. Reporter: Exactly. He reportedly worked on missile defense and had that high security clearance. But this morning, asked why the elite team was called. An FBI spokesman said, it was a very big deal. And if anytime a threat to human life is at stake.

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