As far as the similarities- I don't think they are yet very strong, certainly not as strong as Tulloch and Parker.
Anyhow, they are...
ransom. Ten Million dollars. L and L's ransom was $10,000
More striking- the random victim. This is what has made this a sensational crime- regular people, going about their activities. This is what made the L and L case *so* spectacular, among other things.
Apparently toying with the police.
Mohammed and Malvo are vegetarians. This has been described as Mohammed keeping Malvo on a strict diet of crackers and honey- but here's a little fact. Malvowas attending a Seventh Day Adventist school BEFORE he med Mohammed- 7th Day Adventists are vegetarians.
What could be worse than a possibly homosexual Vegetarian Muslim?
Meanwhile, the authorities are fighting over who gets to kill them first, calling it Justice.