whereabouts are vs whereabouts is :

whereabouts are or whereabouts is

Despite the deceptive S on the end of the word, “whereabouts” is normally singular, not plural. “The whereabouts of the stolen diamond is unknown.” Only if you were simultaneously referring to two or more persons having separate whereabouts would the word be plural, and you are quite unlikely to want to do so.

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  • Taliban offers to swap American POW for five Gitmo detainees
    The Afghan Taliban has offered to hand over the only known American prisoner of war from the conflict in Afghanistan in exchange for five senior operatives held at Guantanamo Bay, Taliban sources told NBC News.U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, 27, from Hailey, Idaho, has been held captive since 2009 after going missing from his base in Afghanistan. His whereabouts are not known, but it is believed ...
    June 20, 2013 - NBC NEWS

  • Riverside County Supervisors to give out Dorner reward
    A couple taken captive by fugitive Christoper Dorner in their Big Bear Lake condo and who told authorities of the ex-cop's whereabouts is entitled to 80 percent of a $100,000 reward offered for Dorner's capture by Riverside County, the county has determined.
    June 15, 2013 - Redlands Daily Facts