The major difference for the victims is that in a real kidnapping someone is actually taken from someplace by force and held somewhere else until the ransom is paid. In a virtual kidnapping, loved ones of the victim are the ones who really suffer.
In case you missed it, the 17 year cicadas you learned about in school are supposed to return this summer.
I personally have yet to see any, but I've seen videos of people hearing the sound of cicadas around Rockford. Now that's its finally really hot out, I think they're going to start to emerge from the ground...
At the end of last week, Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White issued a warning to Illinoisans about two scams that have the same goal of defrauding people of their hard-earned money and stealing their personal information.