Our family is our most prized possession. We can’t imagine losing them but what will you do if someone kidnaps your family and the kidnapper asks a ransom of $20,000?
Hypothetically speaking, of course.
What will I do?
First of all, the jokes on them ‘coz I don’t have $20,000 lying around in my room.
Secondly, I would start freaking out…
Yeah, I can’t fathom the idea.
Ever since Goody Feed did a video with SPF on online scams, I am extra careful not to fall prey to it.
For one guy, this was not a hypothetical situation.
Going by the name of Wang, he shared his story to stomp.
On Nov 7 at about 7:51 P.M., he received a Whatsapp text where the sender threatened him.
If you can’t read:
I have all your details! If tonight you never banking 20k into this acc, I will kidnap your family!!
(Since you’re here, subscribe to our YouTube Channel for more informative videos lah)
Don’t believe? You can try challenge!!
Afte banking call and let me know!! Final Warning!
But this scammer is not the brightest crayon in the box because he provided Wang with his details.
Wang also mentioned that the threat was sent from a number with a dialling code of +91.
+91 is India’s country code, so it is safe to say that this moron is from India and the odds of him actually kidnapping his family is little to none.
What did the netizens say?
The comment section was filled with varied sentiments.
This guy gave a very elaborate solution.
Well, at least someone noticed the scammer’s poor use of the English language.
It helps that Wang shared his story with the netizens.
Then, we have this joker.
Judging from the texts, it seems like his family was unharmed and it was a hoax.
I am not sure how it played out but we all can learn from this incident.
When we receive a fake threat or even a real threat, our best bet is to report to the police first.
Always bored during your commute to and fro work or school? Here’s the best solution: download our app for new articles, Facebook videos and YouTube videos that are updated daily…and most importantly, exclusive contents that are only available in our app! It’s your perfect companion for your daily commute!
This article was first published on goodyfeed.com
- Free $500 IKEA Vouchers? It’s a Scam, Says IKEA
- S’pore Student Lost IC & It Was Used By Scammers to Cheat Victims
- Lamest Scam: Sign for a Mobile Plan, Give the Phone, Get $500 & Be Blacklisted Forever
Do you love writing? Do you want a platform to showcase your works? Goody Feed is looking for part-time writers to join the team! Click here to find out more!
Feature image: stomp.straitstimes.com
- Don’t Say Bojio: COMPLETELY FREE Flights on Jetstar (Book Before 30 Nov). We Tried Buying & It’s Legit
- Going to BKK Soon? You Need to Go to This Super Big Mall That Just Opened on 10 Nov
- Li Nanxing Became Fake Face of an Online Scam That Sounds Pretty Legit