It's every parent's worst nightmare.
A terrified call from your screaming child and a faceless kidnapper demanding $1million for their safe return.
When Arizona mother Jennifer DeStefano received such a demand from her 15-year-old daughter Brie this week, she panicked, froze and started thinking about how much she could afford to save her daughter's life.
Only Brie wasn't gagged or on her way to Mexico, as the voice had claimed.
She was safe on a ski trip, completely unaware of the terror her mother was enduring.