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Virtual Kidnapping

4 Charged In 'Virtual Kidnappings' Case

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 11.11.2013 | Latino Voices

SAN DIEGO -- SAN DIEGO (AP) — Four people have been charged in a scheme that used telemarketing tactics to shake down immigrants for ransom money un...

Spanish Band Is 'Virtually Kidnapped' In Mexico

Posted 10.09.2013 | Latino Voices

Spanish band Delorean was freed Tuesday after being “virtually kidnapped” in Mexico, a growing trend where kidnappers don't come into physical con...

"Virtual Kidnapping" Mexico's Latest Crime Craze

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Mexico has long battled crime problems, but a new racket called "virtual kidnapping" has emerged as the latest crime craze: The phone call begins wit...