Example: [Collected on the Internet, 2005]
TO EVERYONE ESPECIALLY THOSE OF US IN THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY.
KATHLEE HENNIGAN'S (DIRECTOR OF CONSUMER COMPLIANCE AT THE LOUISIANA INSURANCE DEPARTMENT) DAUGHTER IS MISSING. HER PICTURE IS SHOWN ABOVE.
THE AUTHORITIES BELIEVE THAT SHE WAS ABDUCTED BY AN INTERNET PREDATOR.
SHE WAS DISCOVERED MISSING AT AROUND 6:00AM ON
KATHLEEN AND HER FAMILY NEED HELP. PLEASE SEND THIS EMAIL TO EVERYONE IN YOUR ADDRESS BOOK AND ASK YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY TO POST THIS PICTURE IN AS MANY PLACES AS POSSIBLE. THE POLICE HAVE PUT OUT AN AMBER ALERT BUT WE ARE HAVING TROUBLE GETTING NATIONAL PRESS ON THIS. PLEASE DO WHAT YOU CAN TO HELP US CIRCULATE THIS PICTURE AND DESCRIPTION.
TO OUR INSURANCE ASSOCIATES: KATHLEE HAS ALWAYS BEEN THERE FOR US, NOW IT IS OUT TURN TO TRY TO HELP HER, HER HUSBAND RICHARD, AND HER SON SEAN.
PLEASE CONTACT THE NEAREST FBI OFFICE OR THE ZACHARY, LOUISIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT AT 225-654-1921 IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION REGARDING THIS CHILD.
PLEASE KEEP KATHLEE AND HER FAMILY IN YOUR PRAYERS.
Origins: The usual problem with pleas to find missing persons distributed via
Briana Hennigan (whose first name is never mentioned in the above-quoted plea), a 13-year-old eighth-grader, disappeared from her Zachary, Louisiana, home in the early morning hours of
Suspicions proved correct on the evening of
Last updated: 4 February 2005
Troxler, Brett. "Missing Zachary Teen Could Be with Internet Man." WBRZ-TV [Baton Rouge]. 2 February 2005. Minton, James and Heath Druzin. "Authorities Get Subpoena to Track Origin of Missing Girl's E-Mail." WBRZ-TV [Baton Rouge]. 4 February 2005. Minton, James and Heath Druzin. "FBI Finds Missing Zachary Teenager in Texas." WBRZ-TV [Baton Rouge]. 5 February 2005.