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Virtual kidnapping is a new way to scam people in the U.S.

Yanette Rodriguez Acosta, a woman from Texas is the first person in the US to be charged in connection with a virtual kidnapping scheme. She faces 20 years in prison for each of 10 counts if she is convicted. Fake or "virtual kidnappings" is an actual trend to force people to give money.

  • Written by James Prewitt
  • Category: USA

A teen woman from Florida won good money for her life at lottery

Daniela Leon Ruz, an 18-year-old Florida woman, will be receiving $26,000 a year for the rest of her life after winning on a lottery scratch-off ticket. That means $500 a week for life. She procured the $1 lottery ticket from her local grocery store, having one in 6 million chance of winning. Ruz chose to receive her winnings in annual payments for the rest of her life.

  • Written by James Prewitt
  • Category: USA

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