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President Of Popular Restaurant Chain Kidnapped At Gun Point

The president of a chain of popular breakfast restaurants was kidnapped at gun point and then mysteriously released - and almost no one can figure out why.

Nicholas Tsouflidis was allegedly taken on Wednesday night just north of Montreal. He was found - alive and uninjured - later that night, bound in a ditch miles from where he was taken.

A witness said he found a man who claimed not to know where he was and repeatedly said he'd been kidnapped.

Tsouflidis was taken to hospital as a precaution but had no apparent injuries.

Police are currently investigating to corroborate his story, but what happened between his capture and his release remains a mystery.

Tsouflidis is president of Cora Group, a company that runs the hugely successful chain of Cora restaurants. There are more than 150 locations in Canada.

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He is the youngest son of the restaurants founder, Cora Mussely Tsouflidou, and has been president since 2008.

While successful, the Tsouflidis family normally keeps a low-profile, making this bizarre story even weirder.

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