FBI: Criminals Use Rideshare Services To Kidnap Kids

FBI issues public service announcement warning of criminal actors using rideshare vehicles for kidnappings
Miami, Interstate I-95, missing child alert. (Photo by: Jeffrey Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • A public service announcement issued by the FBI warned that criminals are using ridesharing vehicles to kidnap children.
  • According to the Bureau, “criminal actors” use rideshare vehicles because there is a “lower likelihood of detection and ease of facilitation.”
  • “Since the onset of COVID-19 pandemic, law enforcement received several reports of rideshare services being used to facilitate child abduction,” the FBI warned.

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