Erm, nobody is even slightly suspicious of this model?
Everybody is at least slightly suspicious.
oh I dunno, not want any cameras in her face for a while as she gets over the traumatic experience?
It looks like she's not particularly bright.
Hmmmm, I wonder and personally, even though I obviously can't say for sure, call BS on this.
Herba's computers (and his brother's) as well as mobile phones etc have been taken by the police for examination - that will probably establish what happened.
So far, the only hard forensic evidence is that he sent a ransom note.