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Man says he fell victim to kidnapping scam

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Woman says man called her, saying her daughter was kidnapped -- but it turned out to be a scam

ATLANTA - It was a terrifying ordeal for a metro Atlanta man after he says thieves tried to extort him by pretending they had kidnapped his sister over the weekend.

Josh Doughtie told Channel 2's Justin Wilfon that he was out having a good time with his friends and family when the phone rang.

"It came up on my phone as 'Megan Doughtie' or Megan, my sister. At first, it almost sounded like a butt dial. A minute of some ruffling," Doughtie said. "I heard a man come on the phone and they said, 'Is this Josh? Is this ...

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dailymail.co.uk     6+ mon ago

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Katie told ABC Action News affiliate WPTV that she received a call on Monday from a number she didn't recognize. On the line she heard a whimpering child, then a mysterious man say he had kidnapped he...

Family warns of terrifying child kidnapping scam

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Family warns of terrifying child kidnapping scam Copyright by WSPA - All rights reserved It was a number she didn't recognize, but Katie Watson picked up the call anyway. "It sou...

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Florida family warns of virtual kidnapping scam

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Brownsville police: Don t fall victim to virtual kidnapping

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Police said a Brownsville family recently fell victim to the common phone scam. In the scam that was reported to police, the suspect s audio recorded the target family member while extorting money f...

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Man, woman from Edmonton fall victim to Saint John apartment scam, police say

globalnews.ca     8+ mon ago

Police say they chose an apartment on Princess Street after viewing images online, then were told to pay a $750 deposit to hold the unit until they could get to the city. Upon arrival, they found t...

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