Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

A Fake Internet Girlfriend, a Catfish Scam, and a $50,000 Ransom

From our friends at The Daily Dot: “Somebody help me,” pleaded Kate Brianna Felton on Twitter shortly before a friend reported her missing to the U.S. Embassy in Moldova. Soon police were combing hotels and hostels in a European town looking for the teenage kidnapping victim. But they would never find her. Kate Brianna Felton did not exist.

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