There is a new way to counter act this common Internet SCAM. This is the adopt a pet or puppy just pay the shipping SCAM, almost always coming from but not limited to Cameroon, Africa, Nigeria etc.. It seems we are not the only ones fed up with this trickery. With every day that passes this SCAM weakens. In this post I will try to provide some new insight into ways we can strike back against these criminals who prey on the unsuspecting. I am including some tips from our undercover SCAM buster who's name shall be changed to protect his identity. Below are his tips on how to avoid these SCAMS, fight back against these crooks and band with others who have also joined the fight!
Willy Eckislike's- Advice on puppy/pet scammers.........Puppy/pet scammers will post on website forums and blogs pretending to offer 'puppies' or various other animals for adoption for a small fee.They normally ask for all payments to be made by either western union or the money gram method. If you do send any money by any of these methods you will LOSE your money. They normally operate from west African countries such as Nigeria,Ghana,Cameroon and republic DE Benin. If you do get into communication with a scammer,please DO NOT send the following information 1. home address and telephone number 2. bank/credit card details 3. any form of ID eg passport or drivers license etc. 4. MONEY by any form if any scammers sends you any ID,it will be fake.they will workhard by e mail and phone to convince you they are legit. Always 'Google' their e mail address and if they provide any,company name DO YOUR RESEARCH. NEVER SEND ANY MONEY UNTIL YOU HAVE ACTUALLY SEEN THE ANIMAL IN REAL LIFE (in person) always buy from a recognized breeder to be safe. If you have been a victim of this type of scam or any other please visit scamwarners.com for free advice if you feel you want to take up baiting these criminals, please visit and join http://www.419eater.com/ where there are people who will teach and advise you on how to shut down these crooks.
These are all great ways to combat this SCAM. If these crooks are claiming that a PET TRANSPORT company will be handling the delivery of any pet, make sure to confirm that they are a real company and on the up and up. As always, if it sounds to good too be true, IT IS!