Virtual Kidnapping Scams Continue to Increase

What is virtual kidnapping?

Virtual kidnapping is on the rise, adding to the list of ways criminals attempt to scam you out of your money. Virtual kidnappers call and claim to have your children, while making ransom demands for the child’s safe return. Parents who decide to pay the ransom, which can range from $600 to $1,900, will only find out after paying that their child is safe.  Continue reading