Family Says Puppy Advertised for Sale Online During Pandemic Was Actually a Scam

July 28, 2020

Some families looking to buy puppies during the coronavirus pandemic say they ended up getting scammed out of hundreds of dollars. Kerry De Voogd and her family were thrilled when they found a Bullmastiff puppy for sale online. They say the website looked legitimate, so they wired $850 to the breeder and excitedly waited for their new puppy to arrive. Everything was set, the family said, until the “shipper” called asking for a $1,500 insurance fee they said was “required” due to COVID-19.

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