Don’t Get Caught! Pet Scams That Will Break Your Heart
The Nigerian/Cameroon Internet Pet Scam
Don’t be caught! If you are looking for a new pet, including a pet to rescue, get educated on this scam BEFORE you buy!
It’s not only about dogs and cats. It can be about any pet of relatively high value – macaws, rare parrots, pure bred cats, pure bred dogs, even high value fish have been included in this scam.
This international scam cheats legitimate pet owners out of lots of money. It also causes lots of heartbreak and anger, and can unwittingly involve legitimate businesses in Australia.
Members of Pets Australia can login to see how the scam works, how you can get caught up in these scams, and how to avoid them.
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What is it?
This scam relies on getting you emotionally involved in getting a pet – enough to send money before the pet is shipped. It goes like this:
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