SoCal College Pays $28K Ransom After Student Data Is HackedA Los Angeles community college has paid a $28,000 ransom after a hacker took student data hostage.
Scared Milpitas Mom Wires Ransom Money To Caller Posing As Her Daughter's KidnapperA Milpitas mom answered the phone and heard a female voice screaming "Mom, please help me! Someone grabbed me and I am in a van," It was a scam.
Search For Vallejo Mom After Kidnappers Demand Ransom From Son, Kill Her DogPolice are searching for 57-year-old Elvira Babb. She was last seen by a co-worker who dropped her off at a market on June 29.
Man Who Kidnapped Chowchilla Schoolchildren In 1976 Released From State PrisonOne of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore for ransom was paroled from the California Men's Colony in San Luis Obispo at 5:15 a.m. Friday, state prison officials said.
Oakland Man Found In Trunk After Being Kidnapped, 2 ArrestedTwo men have been arrested Friday on suspicion of kidnapping a man in Oakland and holding him for ransom for several hours.
Lawyers For Vallejo Woman, Boyfriend Claim Kidnapping Happened, Slam Police For Calling It A HoaxAttorneys representing a Vallejo woman who was allegedly kidnapped for ransom and her boyfriend disputed claims Thursday from police that the whole ordeal was a hoax.
5 Red Flags That Turned Vallejo Kidnap/Ransom Case Into An Alleged HoaxIn a matter of hours, the kidnapping and ransom case involving a Vallejo woman went from a tearful, happy ending to allegations of a hoax.
Police Say Vallejo Kidnapping For Ransom Likely An Orchestrated Event, Not A Kidnapping At AllThe Vallejo Police Department released a statement Wednesday night indicating that there was no evidence to support the claim that Denise Huskins was kidnapped from her Vallejo home early Monday morning.
'Daddy, I'm Okay' -- Kidnapped Vallejo Woman Found Safe In Southern CaliforniaThe Vallejo woman at the center of a kidnap ransom case in Vallejo has been found, safe and sound.
SF: Tow Truck Scammers Hit Unsuspecting Car Owners With Hefty RansomsIt's a scam that's resulted in hundreds of stolen cars and in major cities across the country. Tow truck bandits show up at an accident before police and paramedics, tow away the cars, and hold them for ransom.
14-Yr-Old Jailed In Kidnapping, Sex Assault Of 65-Yr-Old Vallejo WomanA 14-year-old boy was arrested in connection with the kidnapping, physical and sexual assault and attempted murder of a 65-year-old woman in Vallejo on Thursday evening, according to police.
State Officials Appeal Release Of Chowchilla School Bus KidnapperCalifornia officials are appealing a court order that called for the immediate release of one of three men convicted of kidnapping and burying a busload of schoolchildren in a 1970s ransom attempt.