It could be a good plot for the next Ocean’s 11 sequel, but then again, maybe not.
According to police, last week, a man from Oklahoma was arrested at a Tulsa casino for allegedly faking his own kidnapping, in the aim of collecting ransom payments from his wife and friends.
Jonathon Michael Davis, age 34, of Owasso, Oklahoma, had not come home for three days since February 27 when his wife reported him to be missing. According to the wife, she received text messages from her husband’s cellphone on March 1, supposedly from her husband’s kidnapper.
The messages from the ‘kidnapper’ demanded that money must be deposited into a PayPal account.
Owasso police Deputy Chief Jason Woodruff said, “One message showed a photo of a broken finger and said that ‘they were going to continue breaking fingers until they pay’.” The ransom amount was $375.
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