Virtual Kidnapping https://i0.wp.com/www.chooseadventurebook.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Virtual-Kidnapping.jpg?fit=1000%2C1000&ssl=1 1000 1000 Greg Ellifritz https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/e0796fbe64c5c54764b80b72b3148061?s=96&d=mm&r=g
Virtual kidnapping is a growing trend. Travelers (especially those traveling in Latin America) should understand how the process works and educate family members back home so they don’t get scammed.
The article linked below goes into some of the basics of how virtual kidnappings happen.
If you want some additional information on the topic, check out my book. I have an entire chapter on virtual and express kidnappings.