We have all heard by now about the tragic murders when the Craigslist killer lured in women and ultimately too their lives. While this classified ad based website can be extremely useful for buying and selling goods and services it can also be a lure for criminals to bring in their victims. Outside of the murders those selling goods have been lured in to a “sale” and instead robbed of the item along with anything they happen to have on them.

For families the latest concern is fake casting calls which lure in kids where they are abducted right from under the noses of their parents. In a specific incident in Toronto one mother brought her infant in to a casting call only to have the child stolen when she was in another room. While this story had a happy ending it only goes to remind parents to be wary of the internet and their children and to protect them with a child locator device should they ever end up in such a situation.

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