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Fake Kidnapping

Man Fakes Kidnapping So He Can Party Without Girlfriend

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 08.25.2014 | Weird News

Lots of men tell stupid lies to their girlfriends, but not all of them end up involving the police. A British man was fined after he called texted...

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DEA Employee, Contractor Husband Admit To Faking Kidnapping Plot

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An employee of the Drug Enforcement Administration and her contractor husband pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to FBI agents after pret...

Man's Alleged Fake Kidnapping Backfires When Mom Won't Pay Ransom

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.23.2014 | Weird News

A man accused of staging his own kidnapping failed to quickly make cash when his mother wasn't willing to pay his ransom. Zachery Logsdon, 25, of K...

Pastor Makes Plea In Fake Kidnapping Case

AP | Posted 11.16.2012 | Religion

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A central Pennsylvania church and its youth pastor have pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from a mock kidnapping of a youth gr...

Woman Fakes Kidnapping To See Boyfriend

AP | Posted 04.18.2012 | Crime

AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Police say a 22-year-old suburban Phoenix woman has admitted she lied about being kidnapped in order to meet her boyfriend in Mexic...

Stephanie Benatatos, Zifiris Valsamis Fake Kidnapping

nydailynews.com | By Erik Badia | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A Long Island man and his girlfriend wound up in handcuffs after they allegedly staged a fake kidnapping - for a mere $400 ransom. The plot unfolded ...