Richmonders who pick up the July issue of Cosmopolitan magazine may recognize a familiar face on page 176 Amy Bradley, the young Chesterfield County woman who disappeared last year while on a Caribbean cruise with her family.
The subject of Style Weekly's
April 27 cover story
, Bradley is mentioned prominently in the Cosmo story "Will You Be Safe On Your Summer Vacation?"
Featuring an interview with a woman who claims she was raped by a crew member of a luxury cruise ship while on vacation, the article recounts other similar stories, such as that of a girl whose parents claim she was raped by a ship's bartender on her 16th birthday.
It closes with the story of Bradley, who disappeared from her family's cabin early one morning in March 1998. A witness claims to have seen her taken off the ship against her will later, according to a lawsuit filed by her parents.
Peppered with criticisms of cruise-line security, the story also has an ominous quote from a former security chief for Carnival Cruise Lines: "The cruise line is slow to respond [to crimes], and more to the point, they want to protect their interest and not the interest of the