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May 1, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Search Continues for Missing Exxon Executive: Police and FBI agents combed a New Jersey suburb for a second straight day searching for signs of Sidney Reso, the president of Exxon International, Exxon Corp.'s largest division, who mysteriously disappeared early Wednesday from his luxury home. Reso, 57, left his car running at the foot of his driveway with the door open.
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May 1, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Search Continues for Missing Exxon Executive: Police and FBI agents combed a New Jersey suburb for a second straight day searching for signs of Sidney Reso, the president of Exxon International, Exxon Corp.'s largest division, who mysteriously disappeared early Wednesday from his luxury home. Reso, 57, left his car running at the foot of his driveway with the door open.
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BUSINESS
April 30, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Exxon Executive Reported Missing: Sidney Reso, president of Exxon International, was reported missing when he did not show up for work, and police are not ruling out "any possibility," officials said. Reso, 57, set out from his home in Morris Township, N.J., about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday and was reported missing by his office when he did not arrive at company headquarters in nearby Florham Park.
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August 24, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Exxon Names New Chief of International Subsidiary: The Texas-based oil company said Rene Dahan, a Dutchman, will become president of Exxon Co. International following the abduction and slaying of its former president, Sidney Reso. Dahan, 50, has been executive vice president of Exxon International since March 1991. The subsidiary, based in Florham Park, N.J., is responsible for oil and gas operations, except exploration, outside North America.
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June 23, 1992 | From Associated Press
A husband and wife charged with kidnaping an Exxon executive were ordered held without bail on Monday after prosecutors said the couple planned to flee the country. The executive's whereabouts remained a mystery. Arthur D. Seale and Irene J. Seale, both 45, of rural Lebanon Township, face charges of kidnaping, extortion and conspiracy in the disappearance of Sidney J. Reso, president of Exxon Co. International.
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December 1, 1992 | from Times Wire Services
Former Exxon Corp. security guard Arthur Seale was sent to prison for the rest of his life Monday for kidnaping a senior company executive in a botched attempt to get an $18.5-million ransom. Seale, working with his wife, Irene, kidnaped Exxon International President Sidney Reso on April 29. But the crime went horribly wrong. Reso, 57, was shot when he was snatched outside his New Jersey house, and he died five days later in a sweltering storage locker.
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October 8, 1987 | From Reuters
Ford Motor Co., spreading the fruits of a year in which it will likely become the nation's most profitable company, today approved a stock split and boosted its dividend 33%. The dividend rose to $1 per share from 75 cents and the stock will be split on a two-for-one basis. Rising profits make it possible that Ford will earn more in 1987 than any other American company, surpassing the recent top earners Exxon, International Business Machines and General Motors.
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June 26, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A former Exxon security officer and his wife were formally indicted in Newark, N.J., on charges of kidnaping Exxon International President Sidney Reso as officials said they were getting discouraged in their hunt for the missing executive. Arthur and Irene Seale, both 45, were indicted by a federal grand jury on charges that they kidnaped Reso on April 29, tried to extort $18.5 million from Exxon, used the mails to send extortion letters and crossed state lines to advance their plot.
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November 19, 1992 | From Times staff and wire reports
The former security guard who admitted kidnaping the late Exxon executive Sidney Reso will be sentenced on federal charges of extortion and conspiracy Nov. 30, the U.S. attorney's office said. Arthur Seale, who has admitted that he and his wife, Irene, kidnaped Reso and then stuffed him in a hot storage locker where he died, has also pleaded guilty to state charges of kidnaping and murder. Seale faces up to 95 years in prison on the federal charges and up to life in prison on the state counts.
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August 4, 1992 | Associated Press
A federal judge Monday refused a defense request to move from New Jersey the trial of the suspect in the fatal kidnaping of an Exxon executive. U.S. District Judge Garrett Brown Jr. also wouldn't suppress evidence found in a car shortly after Arthur D. and Irene Seale were arrested. The car was driven by Irene Seale, who has pleaded guilty to federal extortion charges and agreed to testify against her husband. Officials contend Arthur Seale abducted Sidney J.
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June 7, 1992 | Reuters
Employees at Exxon International headquarters here have taken to wearing blue ribbons pinned to their clothing as a reminder that their chief, Sidney Reso, is missing and feared kidnaped. It has been 37 days since the Exxon division president vanished from outside his New Jersey home in what many believe was a bold kidnaping. A massive FBI manhunt that started hours after his disappearance has shed few clues as to his whereabouts.
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