‘We have your daughter’: A virtual kidnapping and a mother’s five hours of hell
“Police call it a virtual kidnapping — an old scam that is having a renaissance across the country and particularly in the Washington region. The callers target affluent areas and find enough information online to make their ruse plausible.
Mueller, 59, had no idea that she was being played. She believed her daughter’s life was at stake and did everything she was instructed to do.”