An “Amber Alert” Has Been Issued to Help Find 9-Year-Old Nicholas Farber, Kidnapped From California-Truth! but Resolved!
Summary of eRumor:
You are told of a new “Amber Alert” to help find a 9-year-old boy named Nicholas Farber who is missing.
This is a true story, but Nicholas was found alive and unharmed and returned to his father.
The story caused alarm because Nicholas was violently kidnapped by two masked men at 2 o’clock in the morning from his father’s home in Palm Desert, California on August 28, 2002.
An “Amber Alert” was issued.
He was found on August 30 in a campground in Jamul, California, not far from San Diego. A spokesperson for the San Diego County Sheriff’s department said Nicholas was found in a motor home in the campground with his mother and a an unidentified man. Both were arrested. Nicholas had been the focus of a custody dispute between his mother and father.