FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Graphic for “Vegas Abduction: The Inside Story of the Kevyn Wynn Kidnapping.”
(Courtesy of The Mob Museum)
TOMORROW, THE MOB MUSEUM TO PRESENT “VEGAS ABDUCTION: THE INSIDE STORY OF THE KEVYN WYNN KIDNAPPING”
In one of the most brazen crimes of the 1990s, two masked men kidnapped Kevyn Wynn, daughter of Strip casino mogul Steve Wynn, from her Las Vegas condo. The high-profile case fell into the lap of federal prosecutor Tom O’Connell. Now retired, O’Connell will join the Museum in-person as he recounts the dramatic rescue of Wynn’s daughter and how investigators tracked down the perpetrators. The Mob Museum will also provide a livestream of this presentation on its website.
Thursday, Jan. 21.
7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Mob Museum – In the Historic Courtroom on the second floor.
300 Stewart Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Capacity is limited due to current public health guidelines. Media reservations are on a first come, first serve basis. To cover the event, please email Desiree Webb at firstname.lastname@example.org. To watch a livestream of this event, click on the “Watch” button here.
PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICE:
To ensure the safety of staff and visitors, all guests are required to wear face coverings. All personnel of The Mob Museum have a comprehensive public health operational plan to follow which can be found here.
ABOUT THE MOB MUSEUMThe Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, provides a world-class journey through true stories—from the birth of the Mob to today’s headlines. The Mob Museum offers a provocative, contemporary look at these topics through hundreds of artifacts and immersive storylines. Numerous interactive exhibits include a Crime Lab, Firearm Training Simulator and Organized Crime Today exhibit. The Museum is also home to The Underground, a Prohibition history exhibition featuring a speakeasy and distillery sponsored by Zappos. The Mob Museum has accumulated numerous accolades, including being named one of TripAdvisor’s “Top 25 U.S. Museums,” one of Las Vegas Weekly’s “Twenty Greatest Attractions in Las Vegas History,” one of National Geographic’s “Top 10 Things to Do in Las Vegas,” USA Today’s “Best Museum in Nevada” and No. 1 in the 2020 10Best Readers’ Choice travel awards for “Best Las Vegas Attraction” and one of its “12 Can’t Miss U.S. Museum Exhibits,” “A Must for Travelers” by The New York Times and one of “20 Places Every American Should See” by FOX News. The Museum is a two-time winner of the Mayor’s Urban Design Award for Historic Preservation and Adaptive Reuse and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. The Museum is open daily; visit the website for admission rates and operating hours. For more information, call (702) 229-2734, visit themobmuseum.org, or download the Museum’s free mobile app.
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