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Schools warn of ‘virtual kidnapping’ scam targeting parents

Schools across the U.S. are warning about a scam to convince parents that their children have been kidnapped — even though they haven't — and to collect ransom money. Continue reading ? The post Schools warn of ‘virtual kidnapping’ scam targeting parents appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
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