Alert: Murfreesboro Police Warn Public About Escalating Kidnapping Scam

Jan 26, 2024 at 12:05 pm by Chandelar Williams

The Murfreesboro Police Department is cautioning the community to remain vigilant regarding a prevalent kidnapping scam circulating within the city. Reports indicate that individuals are receiving fraudulent calls from scammers purporting to have abducted a family member, issuing threats of harm, and demanding ransom for their safe return. The Murfreesboro Emergency Communications 911 Center has fielded numerous reports of such incidents. Law enforcement authorities advise residents to promptly disconnect such calls and directly contact the purported family member to verify their safety. Individuals are encouraged to report any such fraudulent activity to the police for investigation.

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