Dean Reid, of Fairfield, warns of kidnapping scam

Dean Reid says he got a phone call

Dean Reid says he got a phone call from a man saying he had kidnapped his father and wanted $1,000 for his return. (February 10, 2014 5:19 PM)

A Fairfield man says he was scammed into wiring money to people claiming to hold his sick father hostage.

Dean Reid says he got a phone call from a man saying he had kidnapped his father and wanted $1,000 for his return.

Reid’s father is sick, so he was immediately concerned for his safety. Reid says the story seemed real, and he ended up wiring the money to an account in Harrisburg,...

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