Kidnapping is generally a state charge, although there are several situations that might occur where it becomes a federal offense. In these cases, federal jurisdiction takes over. Some of these situations include:
Whether you have been arrested or not, if you are facing charges for a federal crime you may be considering admitting fault in order to strike a plea deal and reduce the severity of the punishment phase. However, what you must take into account is that it isn't likely anyone you are dealing with is on your side and speaking with investigators and prosecutors will not likely help matters for you and may solidify the charges against you, thereby burying you in court.