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By Jeff Pack

Fallbrook woman reports 'Virtual Kidnapping' fraud attempt


Last updated 8/31/2018 at 2:27pm

Imagine you’ve just dropped your children off for school and you’re headed out to your day when you receive a phone call.

It’s a phone number you don’t recognize but considering your children had just started the school year and because you worry, you answer.

On the other end you hear a young girl crying in the background saying “Mommy, mom, please help me, they took me.”

You respond by blurting out your daughter’s name and then a menacing voice picks up the phone and tells you that they are with the Mexican Mafia and they have your daughter and that this “is a kidnapping....

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