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A drawn sign that says 'Beware of Scams'. Inside of a tan rectangle area in the middle are the words 'Puppy For Sale' and a puppy with a wind-up knob on the back of it symbolizing the puppy is not real.

These stories are posted so you can read them, learn from them, and not let them happen to you.

Buyer

I responded to an add for two English Bulldog puppies on Craigslist. The owner Amanda Tyra said her daughter Bella had died in a car crash six weeks ago and they were her puppies. Now everytime she sees the puppies it reminds her of her dead daughter and was too painful for her to keep them. She sent pictures to me via email of both puppies and pics of her family. She also provided the entire story Via email along with the same questions you see in all these other scammers. She refused three times to allow us to come pick the dogs up and insisted on shipping them for their welfare. After numerous text messages and her even offering to pay half the shipping to get them to us the same day, we started wondering (scammer). I did some checking and her ad showed she and the dogs were in Owensboro KY, She told me she was in Baltimore MD, Her phone number is an Arizona phone number and her IP address from her email she sent was in California.....Seriously! All she was interested in was us sending her money ASAP and even asked how much we had that day and she could work something out. The pics of the pups are on several sites where she is running the same scam and on pedigree sites which she took them from. During our text messages I asked her if she would send pics of her daughter with the pups so I would know she existed. She became angry and demanded I tell her if I had the money that day for the shipping or the conversation was over. I assured her I had the money so she sent two pics, one of a girl around 8 with a face cut off holding an english bulldog, the other was a woman supposedly her holding up the other, problem is she was not the woman in the original pics of the family she sent. I spent two day searching every database for a young girls tragic death in June 2016 with and without the name Bella...NOTHING nowhere in the USA. I ran a check on Amanda Tyra NOTHING....nowhere, she does not exist. the only one I found was African American and she is white. She still has a current ad up on Craiglist for the puppies in owensboro ky. Buyers beware They never got a dime of our money but they will yours if you dont look out for this ongoing scam with all breeds.

Buyer

Last week my boyfriend and I were looking for a boxer puppy. We came to a site ware we found an 11 weeks old male puppy that we fell in love with. We have contacted the seller about the puppy and he has set us pictures of the litter of puppiess so we told him which 1 we want and he told us that the puppy will cost $500 and $100 for shipping so we said that sounds good. He told us that we would have to send him western union it to Maryland and we did. We told him that we were going away for the weekend and would like him to ship him on Saturday so we can pick him up on Sunday. The seller has contacted us and told us that he would need to ship the dog a day early and still get it on Sunday and we said ok. Then the seller told us that we will get a email of the time and ware to pick it up so we got a email stating that the dog will be shipped to the airport at 4:30 and will be their for 5:30 and picked up at 6:30 that was a red flag. Then we got another email saying that the pet travel has the puppy and that it doesn't have insurance on it and that we would need to send $2400 for the dog insurance. I told my boyfriend that is a fraud. He didn't want to believe it at first. He had to here it from others just to know it was a fraud. We have phone calls recorded, emails, text messages and phone number from them too. We have asked them if we can come and get the dog and they said no cause they still need dog insurance for the puppy.

Beware of

Beware of seller peterbrooke555 advertising adoption of pembroke welsh corgis. They initially seem caring about rehoming their pets. They quickly give u a price of $350 to Ship the puppy to your door. They state they will use ""u-ship" to deliver the puppy and the 350$ is paid directly to Uship ($200 for shipping and $150 for he adoption fee of the puppy) ... Beware this advertiser

Scam Examples 4

Buyer

After reading our local newspaper (from a very small town), I sent an email regarding 2 Yorkshire Terrier Puppies that were listed as free. The email went to revtonybrown@gmail.com. And I am so thankful that I found your sight showing all of the different stories of what happened to other people. The first email from the seller asked for my personal info (name, address & phn) they wanted the closest airport to me I gave two airports in two different towns. So the second email said that the puppies could be mine all I had to pay was the shipping. But since they knew that I would take good care of their "babies" that they would pay $350 and that I would just need to pay $600. I told them that I couldn't afford it and they counter offered to pay all but $50.
Anyway thank you so much for your website and warn others about Rev Tony Brown and his House of the Lord Scam.

Buyer

I was speaking to a Christopher Mandengue at *******@gmail.com stating about an English bulldog coming out of Houston but needed me to wire money gram to weslaco Texas. The phone number listed in the ad was from Georgia. we offered to drive a few hours to pick up the pup instead of shipping him. Needless to say there were plenty of excuses and getting yanked around that I called out the scammer and did not get my sweet puppy. I named dropped so others can be on the aware!

Buyer

I sent $350.00 for a teacup yorkie and had contact with david.howard12@yahoo.com and we sent $350.00 western union and was promised a puppy and went to the airport to retrieve the puppy and she was not there when we got home to find out that I had received a email requesting more money and that we was not going to be getting a puppy. I had originally had found this add in the daily paper.

Buyer

I was scammed for two yorkie puppies that were suppose to be free. The ad was in our local newspaper. I e-mailed sam.leonards01@googlemail.com. Got this message from The House of the Lord. Same pitiful story about them being missionaries and the weather being bad in Nigeria. I felt sorry for the dogs and not knowing of this kinda of scam I went through with the deal. But they kept coming for more money. feranadzpetdelivery@expressivemail.com said I needed money for shipping taxes in London. The whole deal cost me$1600 for free puppies I never received. Do you know that about every week or so the newspaper runs ads for puppies that are from this Nigerian scam group.I check them out and call the paper every time to get it taken out. I hope I can save some other person from these people.

Buyer

I was on the verge of being scammed. This would have been the second time. I was looking for a teacup puppy online and seen an ad. I emailed the lady about the teacup yorkie puppies and she emailed me back telling me that she had already sold the puppies, but I emailed her just in time because the person she sold them to was unable to care for them anymore because she was doing missionary work in West Africa. She told me to email the lady and tell her that she referred me to her, but I had second thoughts about it so I did not email her. But a day later I had received an email from the lady in West Africa. She first emailed me saying..

From Scammer

Hello
I am Mrs Reverend Lisa Smith. I was directed to you from the breeder of my puppies that you are interested in them. I really appreciate and God bless you for your interest. I got my puppies from the breeder while i was in the state. But i got transferred to west Africa on a missionary work of Almighty God. I have been praying to my living GOD to get a carring home for my wonderful puppies and i strongly believe you are my answered prayer. I also give thanks to the breeder that directed me to you. They are full breed. They are 2 months old and akc registered, Vet check, health certificate and health guarantee. All their shots are up to date. I got transfered to west Africa recently and could not take care of the babies anymore. I want a great home for them because they are my real babies. They are 100% healthy and i don't want anything to happen to them. That is why i want to get them out soon. The weather here is not conducive for them. I will be very happy if you will be one to take them as your babies. I have male and his name is Andy while the female name is Kate, they are both very good with kids and other animals very well and love to play a lot this is one of their many character, I never wanted to sell them but the weather here in West Africa is not helping matter at all. If you are interested kindly get back to me asap so that the babies can be on their way to their new home as soon as their shipping arrangement is concluded! They will be giving to you free. You will only pay for their shipping fee which is $300 each so the two is $600. See their picture on attachment.
Get back to me soon and let me know if you are interested.
Thank you and GOD bless you.

Buyer

I did not reply, and two days later she emailed me again. so I replied. Here is our conversation..

I am so sorry. I cannot get the part of the possiblity of being scammed. I would only be able to go through with this deal if I was able to receive the puppies first and I know you are not willing to do that. I really am sorry for the trouble. As bad as I want these puppies, I cannot take that big of a risk. I would be loosing $400 if this deal did not go through as expected. Once again, I am so sorry.

From Scammer

Lisa Smith reverendlysasmith@gmail.com; wrote: $400 for both puppies
Thank you

Buyer

On 7/20/08, I wrot

To make this clear, is it $400 for both of the puppies or $400 for each puppy?

From Scammer

Lisa Smith reverendlysasmith@gmail.com; wrote:
I can only help if you are able to raise 400$ for the 2 puppies

Buyer

On 7/20/08, I wrote

This is a big risk that I would be taking if I accepted this deal with you. How low would you be willing to go for the price of shipping?

From Scammer

Lisa Smith reverendlysasmith@gmail.com; wrote:
I am so glad to hear from you. I will like you to know that i am a woman of God and i will never cheat nor lie to you. And i will like you to know that you are doing me a great favor by wanting to have my wonderful babies into your home. How will i scam someone that is helping me to solve my problem? For it is written, what shall it profit a man who gains the whole world and looses his soul. Nothing will i derive from scam on you. I have been serving My living God the creator of the whole universe for over 18 years by praying for nation, helping the needy and most especially preaching the gospel which got me down to Africa. My dear, I assure you that you will never regret dealing with me and i assure you that you will never regret having this puppies. Less i forget, the babies will be shipped with all their registration papers.
Get back to me soon. I will always remember you in my prayers.
Thank you God bless you

Buyer

On 7/20/08, I wrote

I probably would be able to afford one or both of them depending on how low you are willing to go for the price of them. I really feel that I can give them the best home, but I don't feel 100% sure that I will receive the puppies on behalf of the many scams I have heard about. I am dearly and deeply interested in them. I just have the problem of not knowing if I am guaranteed them.

From Scammer

Lisa Smith reverendlysasmith@gmail.com; wrote:
I am not going to sell my puppies out for no such amount of money cos they worth more than money to me. Money is not my priority at all. All i want is a caring home for my babies and i strongly believe you are my answered prayer. Let me know how much you can afford for their shipping and i will balance it up and ship them to you right away. Please and please get back to me soon and let me know you are still interested in these puppies or just one.
Thank you and God bless you

Buyer

On 7/20/08, I wrote

Hello Mrs Smith.
Thank you for emailing me, but I am sorry because I cannot afford that price. I hope you find them a good home. They are so adorable and they deserve to be loved dearly. I wish I could take them into my home, but I am just not capable of paying that price for them right now. Once again, I am so sorry.

From Scammer

Lisa Smith reverendlysasmith@gmail.com; wrote:
Hello
I am Mrs Reverend Lisa Smith. I was directed to you from the breeder of my puppies that you are interested in them. I really appreciate and God bless you for your interest. I got my puppies from the breeder while i was in the state. But i got transferred to west Africa on a missionary work of Almighty God. I have been praying to my living GOD to get a carring home for my wonderful puppies and i strongly believe you are my answered prayer. I also give thanks to the breeder that directed me to you. They are full breed. They are 2 months old and akc registered, Vet check, health certificate and health guarantee. All their shots are up to date. I got transfered to west Africa recently and could not take care of the babies anymore. I want a great home for them because they are my real babies. They are 100% healthy and i don't want anything to happen to them. That is why i want to get them out soon. The weather here is not conducive for them. I will be very happy if you will be one to take them as your babies. I have male and his name is Andy while the female name is Kate, they are both very good with kids and other animals very well and love to play a lot this is one of their many character, I never wanted to sell them but the weather here in West Africa is not helping matter at all. If you are interested kindly get back to me asap so that the babies can be on their way to their new home as soon as their shipping arrangement is concluded! They will be giving to you free. You will only pay for their shipping fee which is $400 each so the two is $800. See their picture on attachment.
Get back to me soon and let me know if you are interested.
Thank you and GOD bless you.

Buyer

She never emailed me back after that. Afterwords, I decided to do a little investigation and googled; Reverend Lisa Smith in West Africa; and I found out that she has scammed many people, so I decided to tell my story also.

Buyer

I did a search for Kentucky English bulldogs and was shown a Kentucky.com site which took me to Lexington Herold adds (newpaper) I emailed several people getting one back who said he had no more pups but he knew a reverend who was in Africa doing mission work who had to get rid of her English bulldog pups because she was too busy doing work with her church and he gave me her email address revmrsslisasmith@aol.com. I emailed her and she emailed me back saying she had two pups left one male one female and sent pics. She said her church wanted her to give the pups free so all I needed to do was pay shipping charges $400. and sent gave me a name Sandra and Sandra's email address xandriakretschmer@yahoo.com as well as the woman's adress 5450 Monterey Rd San Jose, Ca 95111 saying to contact her for a refeence. I did and of course this Sandra gave Lisa a great reference. Lisa sent me the information to money gram her the money to Nigera. Her name was Lisa Smith. After I sent the money she called me saying that she had discovered that she needed a shipping crate to ship the pup and that she would try to get one then she calls me a day later saying that I would need to send her $300 so she could buy crate. I told her I didn't have it and she said she could see if anyone at her church would give her money. She called me back saying she could only get $100 and that I needed to see about getting the rest. I was already sure by now that it was a scam. I told her I could not get the money and that either she find a way to send pup or give me my money back. She called me two or three more times trying to get money from me even having a man who was supposedly her travel agent trying to get me to send the money. I told them no thta I just wanted my money back and I emailed Lisa Smith telling her tnat either I get my money back or I would go to the police and of course, I haven't heard from her again. Now I am out $400 and I wanted to warn people even though if they are like me they aren't going to think to look up scams before looking to buy a dog.
Tamera

I inquired on a Maltese late yesterday afternoon. This morning, I had received a response, and I replied. After the second email, I began getting curious. The gentleman was a little too eager to give up his "baby". When he called, he was insistent upon the "shipping fee" from Nigeria to my home in Portland, but was not concerned about the other $200 in "adoption fees". I had also checked my computer for the time zones and current time in Lagos, and his response when I asked him what time it was turned out to be 2 hours shy of the time showing on the World Clock. Fortunately, I had the excuse of "My Husband said he is not comfortable sending money for something he can't physically pick up today" left in my back pocket!

The correspondence went as followed...

Buyer

Do you still have the Maltese advertised in the Oregonian? If so, can you provide more details? My father has recently retired and is looking for a new friend. He has expressed interest in a puppy since our family Sheltie died of old age 10 years ago, but hasn't put any effort into finding one. He was still working and was afraid he wouldn't be able to give a puppy enough attention.

Thank you.

From Scammer

Hello ,
Thanks for your interest in my lovely baby. She is still very much available for new home.She is 12 weeks old,She is AKC registered and her shots are given up to date.All her papers will accompany her, But right now i am in africa on a Christian mission with my wife and we have her right here with us.we are going to ship her to you via nextday pets delivery on next day delivery after shippment through a shipping agent ,The Adoption fee is $200 and shipping is $150 and payment should be made through any western union local store arround you.if you are interested in having her, i want you to get back to me with your full name,address,phone number including the nearest airport to you.Please if you know that you are not going to take very good care of my baby do not reply me becuas e i am only giving her out becuase we dont have time to take care of her again due to the mission work before us here. Await your response.(0112348080789622)

MARK JEFFERSON.
THE MESSIAH BAPTIST HOUSE OF LORD
12,CATHOLIC MISSIONS STREET
VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS, NIGERIA

Buyer

Mark,

Thank you for getting back to me. Yes, we would provide your baby with a very good home. We are an old farming family, and we value our pets as "children". At the moment, my parents have two indoor cats who rule the house! We have a few pets of our own who are also treated with great care.

Does your little girl have a name? How is she handling the traveling? In our family, we do a lot together, so we would carry her in our Land Rover with our 5 year old Westie when we travel back and forth to the Coast and between my parents' house in Eugene and our house in Vancouver, WA.

I will have to talk to my husband about spending this type of money, though, before I can make a definite commitment. Are you okay with giving me a couple of days to do this? Do you know how long it will take to ship her?

Regards,
Christina

From Scammer

Hello Christina,

Thanks for your mail, am so glad to hear from you.and i want you to know that her name is dammy and the shipping is going to take 24hr for her to get there so i will like you to get back to me with your full name home address and the nearest airport to your home so that we can get her ready for shipment to your location ASAP.... so if you can make the payment today you will receive her tommorow mouring at the airport and after she is being ship out here i will mail you all her flight detail's and her tracking number that you will use in picking her up at the airport.

Thanks and God bless.
Mark.

Buyer

Mark,

I am typing with my sister (she lives in Bakersfield, CA) about the pup. We are trying to see if we have the money to have her shipped right away. At the time being, I could cover one or the other without too much trouble, but both the shipping and the cost of the baby would be hard on our pocketbook this payday (darn cost of gas keeps pushing up the price of groceries!) and would not be something I can do until next payday, which is the 20th. I am checking to see if my sister wants to help me buy her for Dad.

Thank you for your patience!
Chris

Buyer

Mark,

I'm sorry. I keep forgetting to put in my phone number. I have my cell phone with me today, if you would like to speak with me. It is (XXX) XXX-XXX. We live in Vancouver, so our closest International Airport is PDX (Portland International) in Portland, OR.

Chris

From Scammer

we ready to proceed with the shipment anytime soon..I've gotten down your information and have forwarded it to the shipping agent to schedule a flight for her...payment should be send through any western union local agent around you and as soon as you make the payment get back to me with information so that she can take the next available flight to your location and as soon as she is being ship out i will mail you all her flight detail's and her tracking number that you will use in picking her up at the airport and i want you to know that she delivered at PDX Portland International Airport tommorow mouring and ,Will be looking forward to your response,Thanks..and God Bless

HERE IS THE SHIPPING AGENT PAYMENT INFORMATION.

PAYMENT INFORMATION.

text Question be:(IN GOD)
Answer:(WE TRUST)
RECIEVERS NAME:Sola Thomas
ADDRESS: 756 road avenue surulere ,
Lagos Nigeria.
zip code 23401
full sender's name:
MTCN:#
Amount
Sent:$150
Text question:

Total Amount of Charge:

FROM BUYER (ME) TO EMAIL ADDRESS:'marylinda2222@yahoo.com'

Hi, I was wondering if you still had your puppy that you are giving away.

FROM SELLER:

Calvary greetings to you, Thanks for your interest in my lovely baby
and . She is still very much available for new home.She is 11 weeks
old,she will be 4lbs at full grown and she weight 2lbs presently and
She is AKC registered and her shots are given up to date,she is vet
checked and potty trained.All her papers will accompany her, But right
now i am in africa on a Christain mission with my wife and we have her
right here with us.We are going to ship her to you via Express pets
delivery on next day delivery after shippment through a shipping agent
i am leaving her for $150 Including shipping.If you are interested in
having her, i want you to get back to me with your full name,address
including the nearest airport to you.Please if you know that you are not
going to take very good care of my baby do not reply me because i am
only giving her out becuase we dont have time to take care of her again
due to the mission work before us here.
Await your response.

FROM BUYER:

I am very much interested in her. We currently have a maltipoo and schoodle who is 9 now. Our maltipoo needs a friend. He is 6 months old. I have 2 older children who play with our dogs every day. We live in a house with a big yard. My dogs are inside dogs.

My name is ***. My address is ***. The nearest airport is Deer Valley Airport but the major airport for Arizona is Sky Harbor Airport. Let me know.

Thank you.

Kim

FROM SELLER:

Hello thanks for your response am so happy to read back from you and i want you to keep to your promise by taking a very good care of my puppy as soon as you recieve her at your location,Regarding the shipment i have just forward all your shipping information to the shipping agent and it as being confirmed so please let me know if you can be able to pick up the puppy by 3:20pm your local time tommorow afternoon so i can forward you the shipping agent payment information which you will need to make the payment through Western union money transfer directly to the shipping agent and as soon as the payment is confirmed your upcoming family member will be shipped out asap.

N:b you will be picking her up at the sky harbor airport
Thanks And God Bless

FROM BUYER:

Yes I would be able to pick the puppy up at that time. I promise to take very good care of her.

FROM BUYER:

This was posted by the website that I saw your ad on. I tried finding your ad again and it is gone. I am trying to make sure your posting was a good one.

Thanks

Kim

Alert on Pet Ads!

Please watch out for pet ads that offer free or greatly reduced prices on animals who need to be shipped from overseas. Be careful responding to ads with just an e-mail address or phone number that turns out to be non-working. These ads might be fraudulent.

FROM SELLER:

Thanks for your response below is the information you will need to make the payment for the shipment through western union money transfer directly to the shipping agent and if you can be able to make the payment today derby will be shipped out in the next couple of hours,and as soon as she is shipped out i will be getting back to you with the flight details which you will need to pick her up at the airport

Reciever's Name----David Halls
Address---------------101 VALLEY CHURCH ROAD
State--------------------LAGOS
City--------------------- IKEJA
Country-----------------NIGERIA
Zip Code----------------23401
Text Question--------IN JESUS NAME
Text Anwser----------I PRAY
So as soon as you make the payment you will be getting back to me with the information below.

  1. Senders Full Name
  2. Senders address
  3. Mtcn#10 digit number issued to you by western union

Thanks And God Bless

FROM BUYER:

I hope I don't offend you but when I went into AZCentral to find your ad again it wasn't there. This was posted by the website that I saw your ad on. Alert on Pet Ads!
Please watch out for pet ads that offer free or greatly reduced prices on animals who need to be shipped from overseas. Be careful responding to ads with just an e-mail address or phone number that turns out to be non-working. These ads might be fraudulent.

I am trying to make sure your posting was a good one and I am not getting scammed. No one sells a Maltese for just a shipping amount. That is too good to be true. Could you give me your name, address and phone number. Also you said the puppy is registered. If I can get that information too.

Thanks

Kim

FROM SELLER:

i CAN CONTACT AZ TO REMOVE THE AD SIMPLY BECAUSE OF YOU I TOLD THEM YOU ARE ABOUT TOI MAKE THE PAYMENT PLEASE TELL ME IF YOU ARE NOT INTERESTED ANY MORE BECAUSE I HAVE OTHER PEOPLE PLEASE

FROM BUYER:

I am very interested. You said the dog was registered with AKC so I just wanted to get that information from you. You said you had the papers. If that is a problem let me know.

Kim

FROM SELLER:

The akc is intant i have attahed it with this message there is no problem with it so all you have to do is for you to get back to me and let me know if you can be able to pick the puppy up tommorow by 3:20 your local time so i can forward you the shipping agent payment information which you will need to make the payment through western union money transfer so that the puppy can be shipped out asap

FROM BUYER:

Could you forward me another picture of her. Also I can not read the attachment you sent. It is way too small.

FROM BUYER:

Sorry, you can scam someone else. I am not interested.

MY First EMAIL:
Buyer wrote:

I am really interested in purchasing a mini bull, i just have a few question about the shippping process. can such a small puppie be shipped? is it traumatic for them? how is it done?

Scammer EMAIL #1

Hello,

Yes Queen is still up for adoption. the puppy is AKC/NKC and CKC reg. but at present i am not in the states. i just lost my dad who has been working in nigeria in a brewery company. i was invited to nigeria as his only next of kins to collect a compensation. Queen is also with me because i thought it will be as fast as possible. but since i never knew i will stay longer than this and the change of environment and lack of quality dog
food that Queen has been exposed to i decided to adopt her out . she is already quarantined and is well vaccinated.My happiness is to give her the love and care that she deserve.I wanted to give Queen out for free but $300 will be paid for shipping and handling charges only. pls if interested in helping me out in giving Queen a good home and love she deserves pls get back to me with you fulname and add, city , state, zip code, tel number and nearest airport to you so that i can forward it to my shiping agent for shipping to commence immediately, promise me you'll take good care of Queen. why do say so? pls reply as soon as possible below is her information.
weight: 12weeks
ability:paper trained, potty trained.
advantage: easily understands french and english
hobby: loves playing with toys
Thanks

Scammer Email 2

Hello Andrew,

May the good God continue to bless to you.I quite appreciate your interests towards Queen.I have gotten your full shipping information and have fowarded it to my shipping agent for shipping arrangements to commence immediately depending when payment is been made for the shipment.I will like you to know that is not the money that really matters to me but the care of Queen and i will like you to promise me that you will take very good care of her when you get her.Meanwhile payments will not be made to me but my shipping agent who will be taking care of the shipping.the only two payment methods he has the access to is either through Westernunion or Moneygram any one close to you.Immediately the payment is been confirmed,shipping will commence immediately and by 5.30pm tomorrow evening,Queen will be at Dallas Fowrt Worth internatioal Airport to be received by you. Meanwhile you will have to go immediately to make payments for shipment to commence.So below is the informations needed to make the payments either through WesternUnion or Money Gram

NAME:MOSES MORGAN
ADDRESS:142 VICTORIA ISLAND RD
ZIP CODE:23401
STATE:LAGOS
COUNTRY:NIGERIA
TEST QUESTION:MY WIFE NAME
ANSWER:MARY

ALSO GET BACK TO ME WHEN PAYMENT IS BEEN MADE WITH THE FOLLOWING INFORMATIONS

SENDERS NAME................?
SENDERS ADDRESS...............?
AMOUNT.........$300
MTCN#.......................?
TEST QUESTION..............AS INSTRUSTED ABOVE
ANSWER....................AS INSTRUCTED ABOVE

Immediately the payment is been confirmed,shipping will commence immediately.pls ensure to be at the Dallas Fowrt Worth internatioal Airport before 5.30pm tomorrow evening to recieve Queen Also i will be waiting to hear from you.You can also call me at 011-234-805-686-8298

Thanks

I recieved this message yesterday,I responded because it sounded so real,well after reading the second letter they sent me i knew they were a fraud! please beware!They can't even keep there story straight,first its two dogs at the begining and middle of the letter then he keeps refering to just one dog at the end.

*FIRST LETTER:*

My Name is Evangelist Mark Cute, I and my wife are on a Christian Mission to Africa and I came along with our Teacup Yorkshire Terrier Babies.

After a While, I notice that the African Weather is not good for the puppies and have not been able to take Good care of her the way i always do because of my Job.

They are AKC REGISTERED: TEACUP. HOME RAISED, VACINES & HEALTH GUARANTEED.

I need someone to adopt both and take care of them the way I always do. If you can take good care of her, do send a reply and I will email you her Pictures and full details about her.

I hope to read from you.
Regards,
Evangelist Mark Cute
Motto: In GOD we trust...................

*SECOND LETTER:*

Hello,
Thanks for your interest in my babies.
The little puppies are still very much available for adoption. The little girl is 1.9lbs and while the male is weigh 2lbs,both are 10 weeks old they should be to 3 to 4lb range full grown,if they are potty trained and very friendly with children they fit in the palm of your hand,they are AKC registered puppy adorable and sociable with great Personalities and very good bloodlines,they are vet-checked, up to date on shots and de-worming, and are health guaranteed.. All the papers will accompany the puppy,But right now i am in West Africa on a Christian mission with my wife and we have the puppies right here with us.We are going to ship to you via express delivery on next day delivery after shipment through a shipping agent,so if you are interested in having the puppies, i want you to get back to me with your full name,address including the nearest airport to you.

Please if you know that you are not going to take very good care of our babies, do not reply me because i am giving them on adoption because of bad condition or anything i am only giving this puppies out because we don't have time to take care of the puppies again due to the mission work before us here. they would be going for free so i will like you to get back to me with your full name and full address including your nearest airport and your contact phone number so that i can carry out shipping.

The lovely puppies will come along with all necessary health paper work like......

Akc/Nkc/Fci Registered Paper
Two Years health Guarantee
health Insurance Paper
Vet Record
Birth Certificate
Shot Book
Travel Crate
Toys And Foods
Breed:Yorkie
Price: Free
Shipping Fees: $300.00 USD
Total cost: $300.00 USD

I will accept Western union or Money gramm.If you are really interested in having my puppies as part of your family,I want you to get back to me with the below following......

Full name...?
House address..?
Phone number...?
City............?
State...........?
Zip code..........?

And the nearest airport close to you.let me know if you are still interested to adopt them and i can go ahead and give you the shipper's informations for you to send the money to him also the puppies can leave for the state immediately the shipper receives the confirmation on the money sent because the weather here is too hot for them......and the puppies will get to your nearest airport within 24hrs......100% guaranteed.

Lastly, I want you to promise me that when you have our puppies with you there you are going to take good care of them as i always do and also send update on there pictures and health to me????

Awaiting your response and our puppies name are ROLLY & KATTY.
can you afford the shipping charges pls?
can you go and pick them up at the airport or if you prefer door step delivery.

I really want you to promise me that you will take very good care of our babies.

Looking forward to read from you asap.

Thanks again for your love and caring for our adorable babies

Thanks and Remain Bless,
Evangelist Mark Cute

Not scammed - because I read here first -but just want to post this warning. I answered an ad in the Washington Post about an ad for an English Bulldog. Here's the email exchange:

Me:

Do you have any puppies left? Age? M/F? Pictures?
Thanks!

Response from Mike Stead [steadm97@yahoo.com]

Hello,
The puppy is AKC Registered, has all shots upto date and she's vet checked. But unfortunately, he's just
been adopted, some minutes ago by Mr. Richard, and i was just been contacted by one of my customer that i
sold some puppies to who mailed me just now to inform me that they are looking for a caring person to
adopt their puppies.

His name is Evangelist Mac cleans, he called me that he had been transfered to West africa on a
christian mission, due to his immediate relocation, he went with his wife, and also had his puppies
with him overthere.

His commitment to the work of God could not enable him to stay with the puppies often according to his,
and that the climatic condition of the country is too harsh for the puppies health, so he needs a caring
parent who can adopt the babies back to the United State of America as soon as possible.

he will provide the shipping agent to have the puppies shipped back to you and you will only be paying for
the shipping fee. I suggest you contact him soon as possible Via Email: maccleans95@yahoo.com

he will be very much delightfull to hear from you, so as to have this puppies shipped to you asap.

he requested, a caring and loving parent for his babies and i am so sure he will be so excited if he knows
I directed you to him. Kindly notify me immediately the babies are adopted.
Best Regards

Me:

If I see some photos, get information as to age, health, etc. and am contacted directly by your previous customer I will consider handling this without seeing them.
Thanks,

His response:

Thanks for the mail,I want you to contact him asap he will supply with all details you need.

I didn't respond after that. I read about similar scams on this site. Watch out Virginia Marylany & D.C.!

Buyer

I recently answered an add from a man regarding the adoption of his female yorkie. I asked ALOT of questions and he sounded like he was legitate, he said it would only cost me $130.00 dollars to get her here and he would take care of the rest. I sent him the money via money gram. Then I eceived another from I'm guessing a fake email address or someone linked to him continetal airlines But there was no logo or lonk attache which I found suspicious he neede 450.00 more dollars to send he for insurance and crate insurance. I told him I didn't have the money. And he insisted I send it so she could come to a good home, I still told him I didn't have it. I was then sent an email from someone else claiming that they were going to report me to the police for trying to buy a dog online, I then told them I contacte the local police and a lawyer. They told me that they wanted my lawyers name and information. I'm still getting emails from this person claiming theyare going to report me, what the heck are they going to report me for they are the one's who took my money!

Bulldog Scam

About two months ago I went online to search for an English Bulldog. I found one that I liked and it was surprisingly cheap. I was told that I would only need the send $180. I sent the $180 for the puppy then I was told to send $420. I sent the $420 also because I knew that those dogs were expensive. Then I was told of another charge of $350 so I paid that also. Then after that I was told to send I think $3000. That's where I drew the line and knew I made a mistake. I was told I wouldn't ever get the money I sent back.

Buyer

I was almost scammed similar to the other stories I read.
I inquired about a Yorkie for sale and the lady contacted me and told me she had just sold the pup to a lady who had moved to Nigeria just two days before. She stated she needed to find a new home for the pups because the weather was not suitable for the "babies" . I was told that all I was going to be asked to pay is just the $80.00 crate cost, and that she would pay for the flight to get them to me. I was instructed to send her my
address
phone number
which airport I was closest to and basically just ALL my personal information. The same day later in the night, I had gotten another response from a separate inquiry that matched the same story I had already heard from the first inquiry, demanding the same info as before. I knew that something was not right so I did some research and found that this happens a lot. I almost got scammed out of 180.00 I just wanted to Share my story and possibly help others.

We were looking for another puppy in the adds and found the one below. We almost fell for it before doing a lot of research I decided to be on the cautious side.

Buyer

Hi there,
My name is Ashlee and I saw your ad on AZCentral about a Yorkie puppy. My fiancé and I are looking for another Yorkie to add to our home right now (we currently have a five month old Yorkie boy). We are looking for a girl and I noticed that your ad mentioned the puppy is great with other animals, which is exactly what I'm hoping for! If you could contact me with further information, I'd really appreciate it. Please feel free to respond to me at this e-mail address or contact me at xxx-xxx-xxxx or my fiancé Mark at xxx-xxx-xxxx.
Thanks so much and I look forward to hearing from you!

Kind regards,
Ashlee

Response from Seller

Calvary greetings to you, Thanks for your interest in my lovely baby and . She is still very much available for new home.She is 11 weeks old,she will be 5lbs at full grown and she weigh 2lbs presently and She is AKC registered and her shots are given up to date,she is vet checked and potty trained.All her papers will accompany her, But right now i am in africa on a Christain mission with my wife and we have her right here with us.We are going to ship her to you via Express pets delivery on next day delivery after shippment through a shipping agent , i am leaving her for $250Including shipping.If you are interested in having her, i want you to get back to me with your full name,address including the nearest airport to you.Please if you know that you are not going to take very good care of my baby do not reply me because i am only giving her out becuase we dont have time to take care of her again due to the mission work before us here.Await your response.

Thanks

Buyer

Thanks for your quick response! We are definitely interested in your puppy! I assure you that we will take great care of your puppy--our current dog is pretty much our child and we would treat your little girl the same! I am not sure when you can send her, but if we were able to pick her up from the airport on Friday around 6pm or after that would be fantastic (that way we have the next four days off work to spend with her and help her adjust to her new home!) If not, we can do our best to be flexible with you.

The nearest airport is Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport.

A few quick questions: How would you like your payment of $250? Also, what brand of food are you currently feeding her? I'd like to make sure that I have the same kind on hand for her prior to her arrival! We have also never picked up an animal from the airport, so a bit of direction as to what to do would be helpful.

I very much look forward to hearing from you. Thank you for everything!

Response from Seller - Sent 3 times exact same response

Hello Ashlee thanks for your response i want you to know that am so
happy to read from you and i want you to keep to your promise by
taking a very good care of my puppy as soon as you reciev her at your
location regarding the shipping i want you to know that your shipping
information as being forwarded to the shipping agent and it as being
confirmd by him the flight schcule is as follow you will be picking
her up at the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport by 7:20pm on friday and you
will be picking her up at the cargo section in the airport as soon as
she is shipped out i will be getting back to you with the flight
details which you will need in picking her up and also i will like to
know when you will be making the payment because you will be making
the payment through western union money transfer and i will need to
get back to you with the shipping agent payment information which you
will need to make the payment so below mis the food samples on how i
feed her.

laims

Elkunuba and palp so for better feeding the puppy will be accompany
along with her helath document crate and her food saples so you can
know the best way in feeding her.

Thanks

Buyer

Thanks for all the great information! We are ready to pay ASAP, but I was a bit confused though if you are going to give me your account number for me to transfer the money to or if the shipping agent will be contacting us about the payment method. Either way, let me know and I will take care of it right away.

I'll make sure to send you updates and pictures through e-mail, that way you can still see your puppy, even though she is with us! I can't imagine how much worry you are filled with trying to find a good home. It is truly scary, some of the things you hear about pet owners these days.

One more quick question, will she be coming with a crate? I'd like to make sure we are prepared for her ride home (luckily only about 15 minutes away from the airport!) And thanks for the food samples, that will definitely help!

I look forward to everything. Thanks again!

--Ashlee

Response from Seller

Thanks for your response i want you to know that am so happy to read back from you and i want you to know that she will be accompany along with her crate and all her health document including the food samples so below is the shipping agent payment information which you will need to make the payment through western union money transfer and as soon as the puppy is shipped out i will be getting back to you with the flight details which you will need to pick her up at the airport.

Reciever's Name----JOHN MATT
Address---------------101 VALLEY CHURCH ROAD
State--------------------LAGOS
City--------------------- IKEJA
Country-----------------NIGERIA
Zip Code----------------23401
Text Question--------IN JESUS NAME
Text Anwser----------I PRAY
So as soon as you make the payment you will be getting back to me with the information below.
(1)Senders Full Name
(2)Senders address
(3)Mtcn#10 digit number issued to you by western union.
Thanks And God Bless

Buyer

Hello this is Ashlee's fiancé,
Can I please get some additional information. Can you please give me the name of the pet transfer company and possibly a website with someone to contact. Is there someone from the Church here in the states that we can contact? You have been very kind and I appreciate all your help.

After spending a lot of time doing research there have been a lot of scams using western union money transfers to John Matthew in the same area in Africa. Something just doesn't feel right and I want to cover all my basis.

Thank You,
Mark

Response from Seller

Thanks for your response i want you to know that i am a man of God and i will never do any thing unGodly because of money the puppy will be shipped out through AAAA cargo on next day delivery and you can reach the shipping agent throug is direct contact number as soon as you make the payment foor more infor:+2348023696705

Buyer

Thank You, I have decided that this entire transaction does not feel right and will have to decline the offer. I hope everything works out and you can find another owner.

God Bless,
Mark

Bulldog anyone?

I have been interested in buying a English bulldog, and look in the local newspaper's classified ads on a regular basis. I noticed a really cute picture of a bulldog puppy and the price was only $450!!!! I thought it was an unbelievable steal, so I called the phone number listed, and to my disappointment, the number was not a working number.  So i then emailed the seller and asked them more info about the puppy, and this is the email I received back:

Hello,

Thanks for your interest in my lovely baby. She is still very much available for new home.She is 13 weeks old,She is AKC registered and her shots are given up to date.All her papers will accompany her, But right now i am in africa on a Christain mission with my wife and we have her right here with us.we are going to ship her to you via Express pets delivery on next day delivery after shippment through a shipping agent ,The Adoption fee is $200 and shipping is $150 and payment should be made through any western union local store arround you.if you are interested in having her, i want you to get back to me with your full name,address,phone number including the nearest airport to you.Please if you know that you are not going to take very good care of my baby do not reply me becuase i am only giving her out becuase we dont have time to take care of her again due to the mission work before us here. Await your response.(0112348080789622)

 KIM BENSON.
THE MESSIAH BAPTIST HOUSE OF LORD
12,CATHOLIC MISSIONS STREET
ILASAMAJA,LAGOS,NIGERIA

This is a scam that ran in a local paper in this area of Virginia. I am glad I didn't fall for it. When I sent an email back to ask about the country they were from I got no response. They also sent pictures of a Yorkie.

Original ad that ran in the paper...

Ad : Sparky Weighs A Little Over two Lbs. She is registered. She Has A Pretty Little Face, Has A Nice Coat,And Her Ears Are Up. She Is Homeraised, Has Her Shots And Wormed. Full Of Curiosity. She Can Be Left Quietly On Her Own, But Would Prefer To Explore With A Buddy Or Her Mates,She Has Such A Sweet And Gentle Personality,Will Steal Your Heart!!!!enjoys car rides while sitting in her own pet purse. She loves being held and cuddled and if allowed this little diva will share your pillow with you.Will Grow to Be very healthy when mature. Come with health,registered papers and guarantee

Hi ,am certain from your words that you and your family are going to be the perfect host sparky,she will really make a very good pet and give you lots of joy with her personality.her personality will make you fall in love with her in a heartbeat.Me and my family are impressed with you taking Sparky.We usually have a large inflocks of visitors who call around to play with her.Furthermore,we've never had any complain of strange behaviour from our visitors,you will have the best of pet with Sparky.For sure these baby will be bringing much joy and happiness to your family. We would be very happy offering Sparky to you.The baby will get to you in 6hours maximum from time shipped.the baby will leave with West Jet from Douala International Airport ,Much care is been taken on pets while on their way to their destinations and the shipping company guarantee health and live arrival.All arrangements as regards shipment to you is the responsibility of shipment company.We can not say how they go about.But precedence has confirmed that pet finally reach successfully and unpertured.she is ready to be part of your family now.She will be ship and deliver to u as soon as you meet up with our payment requirements.she will come along side all her current health record.i will also need your detail address to proceed with the shipping procedure.attached to this mail are pictures of sparky.shipping and freights fare will cost you 874R.you can get hold of me at 0023777515711,thanks waiting for your reply.

I saw an ad for a English Bulldog also, and I carried a conversation, for about 3 days through email, with the people, this is the last email she sent me after i said okay I'm interested. Now before this email she stated she was from Louisville KY, here is the email:

Hi
I and my husband Antonio has accepted you adopt one of our puppie sok.I hope you will provide us with his/her update pictures?.We also hope you will take puppy out for short walks and pictures.I and my husband Antonio are Canadian Red Crosss voluntee workers in victoria cameroon.The climate here is hostile for our puppy and also pets food here are too expensive.

We shall be shipping your puppy from victoria cameroon and it will take only 7 to 9 hours for the puppy to be delivered to you at your door step.I am charging $220 USD including shipping fees and papers.Puppy will come along with their books,toys and also a 1y health guarantee certificate.Our puppy enjoy short walks and ridding in cars ok..Our babies are playful, how soon do you need the puppy ? I will ship via Airfrance ok so if you are ok Get back with the following details.

name.........
country....
state........
city.........
zip code.....
tel...........
nearest airport.

As soon as I have the above details I make Billy's shipping reservation Which of the pups are you interested in ? Thanks

********

This all sounded weird and i told her no thanks

Not just the internet:

"I recently found an ad in my local newspaper regarding the adoption of a English Bulldog.  I replied to this ad by using an e-mail address that was   given. Janet.morgan00@yahoo.com. Shortly there after I received a e-mail from a George Christian saying that he is a reverend that was sent on a mission in West Africa."

From a buyer who was ripped off

"I purchased a yorkie pup on line 2 weeks ago. After wiring $300 (that included shipping) I was asked for $170 more for a shipping crate which I sent. Next, while waiting at the airport for my pup, I was contacted saying another $150 was needed for insurance. When confronted with my suspicion of fraud, I never heard from this person again and have not received a refund. It was a hard lesson to learn, and, an embarrassing one. I was warned about this kind of scam, but my nature of trusting people made me proceed. I want to continue with my trust of people, but will never purchase like this on line again!"

From Scammer

Hello,
You are a bit late, I just sold the baby you saw on the ads. But you can contact one of my buyers that bought puppies from me. He is Evangelist Chris Cole he just contacted me that he is now in west africa for a missionary work and he went there with the two puppies she recently bought from me. According to him, his commitment with God`s work did not give him the needed time he needs to be with the puppies, also the weather there is so harsh for the puppies health and he needed a caring parent who can adopt the babies back to the state asap.
His parents stands 4.2 inches tall, she weighs 4 ounces. of the shots are currently up to date.
Below is his email address, contact him and request for the puppies he needs a parent for. he will be very happy if he knows you are from me.
Write Evangelist Chris cole on: evangelis_chriscole@yahoo.com

Get back to me when you adopt the babies
Thanks

From : chris cole evangelis_chriscole@yahoo.com
Sent : Tuesday, April 17, 2007 2:57 PM
To : evangelis_chriscole@yahoo.com
Subject : Just got your contact

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Attachment : andy.jpg (< 0.01 MB), kate.jpg (< 0.01 MB)
GOODDAY HOPE,
LET ME INTRODUCE MYSELF TO YOU, AM EVANGELIST CHRIS COLE, I BOUGHT SOME PUPPIES FROM A BREEDER, SOME WEEKS BACK FROM THE STATE WHICH I WOULD HAVE LOVED TO KEEP BUT CANT CAUSE I TRAVEL A LOT CAN REALLY COMBAIN MY CHURCH WORK AND KEEPING MY PETS,SO I TOLD BREEDER , WHO SOLD THE DOGS TO ME THAT HE SHOULD PLEASE GET A LOVING PARENT WHO IS WILLING TO ADOPT THE PUPPIES FROM ME, AND HE MAILED ME AND GAVE ME UR EMAIL ADDRESS SO AM MAILING FOR COMFIRMATION IF YOU INTERESTED IN ADOPTING THEM FROM ME.


THEY ARE BOTH 3 MONTH OLD AND ARE IN GOOD HEALTH I JUST NEED SOMEONE TO ADOPT THEM FROM ME CAUSE AM IN WEST AFRICA FOR A MISSIONARY WORK.
GET BACK TO ME IMMEDIATELY SO I KNOW THE NEXT STEP IN TAKING THEM.I WILL BE GIVEN THEM TO YOU FOR FREE DONT WORRY ABOUT THAT JUST PROMISE YOU TAKE PERFECT CARE OF THEM FOR ME BELOW ARE THEIR PICTURES OF THE PUPPIES GET BACK TO IF YOU ARE INTRESTED.

GOD BLESS YOU .
EVANG. CHRIS COLE

--------------------------------(I replied demonstrating GREAT INTEREST)----------------------

From : chris cole evangelis_chriscole@yahoo.com
Sent : Wednesday, April 18, 2007 7:11 AM
To : Sonette
Subject : GOD BLESS YOU

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Hello Sonette
Thanks for your interest. First of all, I must thank my living Lord that I found an intending parent for my babies, I also give thanks to the breeder that directed you to me,and I`m giving them out for adoption. They are 2 months 3 weeks currently and akc registered all their shots are up to date. I got relocated to west africa recently and could not take care of the babies anymore. I want a great home for them because they are my real babies.

I never knew i would be transfered to west africa and The weather here is not conducive for them that is why I want to get them out as soon as possible and I will be very happy if you will be one to take them as your babies.I have a male and his name is ANDY while the female name is KATE,they are both very good with kids and love to play alot this is one of their many character, I never wanted to sell them but the weather here in West Africa is not helping matter at all. If you are interested kindly get back to me asap so that the babies can be on their way to their new home as soon as their shipping arrangement is concluded!

And please send to me the information below where the dogs will be shipped to.
name:
address:
country:
zipcode:
private telephone number:
and the closest airport to your home:

with these informations the babies will be shipped to you as soon as you ready.
I also will include you in my daily prayers.
God bless you.
Evan.Chris Cole

----------------------------------------I sent my address with a false house number--------------

From : chris cole evangelis_chriscole@yahoo.com
Sent : Wednesday, April 18, 2007 2:44 PM
To : Sonette
Subject : RE: GOD BLESS YOU

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Hello Sony
Yes i have being buzy with my bible readings thats why i have'nt be able to get back to you in emails but i have fowarded your contact to the shippers who will ship the babies to you i hope they have contacted you already but if the have'nt i will call them rigth away so that the babies can be there in the next two days. I also will love to visit your family on my way back from my trip and also i will like you to send me previouse pics of the babies so that i can know how they are doing.

GOD BLESS YOU AND THE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.
EVANG. CHRIS COLE

---------(I actually received a phone call from a UNAVAILABLE NUMBER and talked to this Chris Cole who was a WOMAN! She has a VERY thick accent and claimed to be glad the puppies were going to a good Christian family and wanted to arrange to meet me when she arrived back in the states-------------------Then this came----------------------------

From : EXPRESS SHIPPERS expressshippers@earthling.net
Sent : Wednesday, April 18, 2007 2:56 PM
To : mrmrsavalos@msn.com
Subject : SHIPPING NOTICE

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Dear, Sonette
Express_Shippers® has received your email address from (Evangelist Chris Cole) to inform you of the Yorkies Puppy you have adopted from him and ship by Express Shippers® ExpressActionSM
Item : Tow Yorkies puppies Male and Female, 3months olds puppies
What's Included : AKC Registration
Current Vaccinations
Veterinarian Examination
Health Guarantee
Certificate Of Health
Shot record
Travel Crate.
Site : www.domesticsale.com

This order is PENDING approval. Most orders are approved within 24 hours of being placed; however, there may be exceptions. Some puppies may be considered high risk because of the puppies cost or description. These types of orders are subject to additional verification and may take longer to approve. You will receive an Order Approved email from us when this puppies has been on transit to your Airport. Below is your contact given to us by the Evangelist.

Name: Sonette
Address: 1234A Sagebrush Terrace, Twentynine Palms, California
Airport : Palm Springs Airport
City: Twentynine Palms
Tell: 757-000-0000 (cellular phone)
Zipcode:CA 92277
Country: USA

WE LOCATED AT:
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Phone: +234-805-936-3674

NAME FOR WESTERN UNION.
RECEIVERS NAME: Alex Walker
ADDRESS: 65 okotal road lagos nigeria
TEXT QUESTION: God bless?
TEXT ANWSER: usa.

SEND TO US THE FOLLOWING.

SENDERS NAME?
MTCN?
AMMOUNT SENT?

As soon as the payment information is received your item is on there way, then we furnish you with the fligth informations.
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We ship two puppies for the cost of $530 and payment will be made by you via WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER as this is accepted here.

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------------------------------------------(attempted to call the shippers - Does not exist)--(wrote an email to 'Chris Cole' inquiring about the shippers asking me for $530 - the reply was this------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

From : chris cole evangelis_chriscole@yahoo.com
Sent : Thursday, April 19, 2007 5:23 AM
To : Sonette
Subject : Re: puppies are shipped

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Hello Sony
Thanks for your mail i receive an mail aslo from the shipping agents stating that you need to come up with the ammount of $530 to process the shipment . So i will advise you to go ahead and raise them the money, Like you know am here for a missionary i dont have any money with me i would have love to do that the church take care of my need here they have already promise me that the babies are going to be taking care of i also put along there food JO-JO DOG FOOD AND DOG WATER. Do let me know as soon as you are through with them.
GOD BLESS YOU
EVANG. CHRIS COLE

----***I received a phone call from 'Chris Cole' at 5 am the next day - - after hanging up realizing it had all been a scam - I received 5 more calls between the hours of 5 am and 6 30am from 'West Africa'***-------------------------- I sent an email stating:

I am no longer interested in the puppies.
thanks.

---Have not heard anything else--------------------------------