Pet Scams

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Unresolved

Cathy Aviary Fraud.

  • by: garylnorton
  • #141
  • Jan 6, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $330
We paid for a bird to be shipped to us. The bird was supposed to delivered today, 6 Jan 2016. The bird has not been delivered and our phone calls and messages are not being answered or returned.
Names reported:
Alin Lewis
Phones reported:
240-583-0393
Web/emails reported:
Facebook page
Unresolved

I was scammed for a puppy

  • by: waterlily2016
  • #159
  • Jan 8, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $175
I found an add on Hoobly.com for pittbull puppies for sale, around 12/1/15, price of $150. I sent a message asking if any puppies were still available and received a reply on 12/3 /15, that there were. I received phone calls and text messages from this individual during the process of purchasing the puppy. He sent me several pictures of the puppies, the parents, and pictures of the papers showing that the parents were registered. I have included pictures of the papers which show the scammers name, and address and a picture of the puppies that were used in the add. I have purchased a puppy on line before and realize it is a chance you take. Unfortunately I fell for this one. I sent him the money on 12/4/15, Walmart to Walmart from the Walmart in North Versailles, PA 15137 to a destination of a Walmart in Philadelphia, PA, reference #695640576. The scammer stated that the puppies were only 5 weeks old and not ready yet, which was on 12/4/15. I sent him a text asking him about the puppy because now 1/5/16 they were now 9 weeks. I have not received a call or a text from him. The user name was desire8888, and the location in the ad stated Upper Darby, PA. Incase the files do not download the names on the AKA papers are Eric Edwards and Erica Hamilton, 5843 Florence Ave, Philadelphia, PA.
Names reported:
Eric Edwards
Phones reported:
443-993-9334
Unresolved

I have been scammed for a white pomeranian dog

  • by: tdbell
  • #161
  • Jan 8, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $100
I contacted a lady on Craigslist to ask about a white pomeraninlan. We talked a bit and I told her I would buy the dog but was there any way we could talk via phone instead of email. The lady claimed she couldn't because she had miniseries disease, which is she can't hear. So I talked to her brother in which I sent him 100 for the dog and hours later after no response she claims they need 100 more for the shipping because the special crate the dog needed was 200. Basically it was all a scam and I sent them my name and address.
Names reported:
lily, Godlove Tanyi, Tracy S. Williams
Phones reported:
570-392-6777
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Unresolved

White English Bulldog puppy for free adoption/pick up

  • by: rivj90
  • #188
  • Jan 9, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $0
[email protected] has multiple ads online - some dating back to 2005.

They ask multiple questions trying to get to know you, to see if you are good candidate to "Adopt" their puppy. Then ask you to pay shipping fees or go to MEXICO to meet them and pick up the puppy yourself.

Classifieds: english bulldogs
Local LA Classified Ads

Community Classifieds: bulldog
Local OH Classified Ads

For Sale Classifieds
Local NY Classified Ads from SILive.com

For Sale Classifieds: bulldog
Local OR Classified Ads

Gifts Classifieds
For Sale Local NY Classified Ads

Lawn and Garden Classifieds
For Sale Local NJ Classified Ads
Names reported:
Courtney
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Unresolved

Pet Scam

  • by: Halemarie14
  • #189
  • Jan 9, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $250
We were trying to pay for a puppy to get shipped to our home from another state and we laid for the ticket. We got an email saying the puppy needed insurance and it was an additional $512 we didn't have the money to pay 512 and wanted our 250 back and this India guy refused and he had already picked up a moneygram so we could not get our money back.
Also reported:
International Pets Cargo Agency
Names reported:
Jama Anderson
Phones reported:
240-394-5962
Unresolved

Failed to send updated pictures

  • by: Ali
  • #251
  • Jan 11, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I asked to see a photo of the puppy with the date and time that way I knew the puppy existed and I wasn't being scammed, and he wouldn't do it. I have a bad feeling about this guy. He could be legit, but something seems off. He even made up a contract to seem legit but I didn't sign bc I wanted to see the dog. Not just the website photos. And the website didn't have where they are located, or reviews, or the dogs birthdays. It just didn't add up.
Names reported:
Malcom walters
Phones reported:
302-585-4697
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]