“Virtual Kidnapping” Scam Targeting Wealthy Areas In U.S.

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Authorities are warning about a scam in which criminals call parents' cell phones and demand money, claiming to have kidnapped their son or daughter, the Washington Post reports. The scam is known as virtual kidnapping. The callers target affluent areas and find enough information online to make their ruse . . .

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