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 ?
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Police in Glendale warned the public late Wednesday about the attempted abductions of two young children in a 20-minute period. In both foiled kidnappings, a person approached the children and said words to the effect of, “You’re so...
Police in Boston suburb of Newton say women have gotten phone calls claiming husband caused an accident, and he's being held until they fork over ransom
New Yorkers have forked over cash in a fake kidnapping scam that is sweeping across the city, the FBI and NYPD warned Tuesday.
Police in Southern California are warning the public about a series of telephone kidnapping scams that are believed to be originating in Mexico.