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FBI warns of ‘virtual kidnappings’ in Illinois where scammers extort ransom money in fake kidnappings

The Federal Bureau of Investigation in Chicago is warning the public about a virtual kidnapping scam targeting families in Illinois and across the United States. Emmerson Buie Jr., Special Agent-in-Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Chicago Division, issued the warning Friday. Authorities say the scam has occurred for at least two decades but has […]