Virtual kidnapping scams are popular and terrifying

A caller claims to have your child and demands money. What do you do? Law enforcement agencies are warning about this type of extortion and explaining what to notice if you get a call.

Amy Iverson is a graduate of the University of Utah. She has worked as a broadcast journalist in Dallas, Seattle, Italy and Salt Lake City. Amy, her husband, and three kids live in Summit County, Utah. Contact Amy on