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Virtual Kidnappings Explained by Experts

How virtual kidnappings explained and how you can protect your family

In this gripping and informative podcast, Andy is joined by two seasoned experts as they delve deep into the world of virtual kidnappings and extortion calls, uncovering the tactics used by criminals and providing invaluable insights on how to stay safe in the digital age.

Gonzalo Senosiain and Pablo Ortiz-Monasterio share real-life cases to illustrate the methods employed by criminals in virtual kidnappings and extortion calls. They explore the psychological manipulation techniques used to instill fear and extract ransom, discussing common red flags to look out for and how to respond effectively in these high-pressure situations.

Whether you're a parent concerned about your family’s safety or a business leader aiming to safeguard your organization, this conversation equips you with the knowledge and tools to mitigate risks associated with virtual kidnappings and extortion calls.

Be sure to listen to both the full episode and the bonus episode for a full understanding of this evolving crime.

Note: This podcast does not condone or promote illegal activities. It aims to educate and raise awareness about virtual kidnappings and extortion calls for the purpose of personal and collective safety.

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Andy Murphy

Andy Murphy founded The Secure Dad in 2016 with the aspiration to help families live safer, happier lives. What started as a personal blog about family safety has turned into an award-winning podcast, an Amazon best-selling book, and online courses. He focuses his efforts in the areas of home security, situational awareness, and online safety.


Andy is a husband and father. His interests include coaching youth basketball, hiking, and trying to figure out his 3D printer.

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