December 8, 1963 - Frank Sinatra Jr Kidnapped

Dec 08, 2012

By AM740 Staff

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Frank Sinatra Jr was kidnapped at gunpoint from his room at Harrah’s in Lake Tahoe prior to a scheduled performance at the casino. He was released two days later after his father paid out the $240,000 ransom demanded by the kidnappersSinatra Sr communicated with the kidnappers via payphone and took to carrying a roll of dimes in his pocket. This became a lifetime habit for him and he was reportedly buried with a roll in his jacket pocket.

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