SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- (KTXL) -- A phone scammer who leverages terror is at work in California, claiming to have kidnapped a family member and demanding immediate payment.
Reports of the scam have surfaced in Folsom and Milpitas. FOX40 acquired a recording of the fake kidnapper at work in Citrus Heights. That recording can be found at the bottom of this story.
"I don't know who it is. It's one of my girls. He's going to kill them," says the panicked victim in the recording.