By Aidan Wondracz For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 15:56 BST, 15 August 2019 | Updated: 23:04 BST, 15 August 2019
A gang of kidnappers bundled an Australian woman into the back of a van in what police believe could have been a case of mistaken identity.
The thugs are understood to have been trying to recover 50,000 euros lost in a currency exchange scam before the ordeal unfolded in Turin, in northern Italy, on Wednesday.
Police say the men were dressed in bullet proof vests and carried knives and handcuffs.
A gang of kidnappers bundled an