BEWARE !! English Bulldog Puppy SCAM !!!

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sam taylor

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#461
Dec 29, 2012
 
I was browsing the net looking for a bulldog pup, and came across, "amanda's bullies". Unfortunately there was no Amanda and no bullies. It was not hard to determine that this was scam, since the scammer had not quite mastered the English language. He or she misspelled many words, and the dialogue was choppy and non-sensical at times. The bottom line was, "send me $500 for shipping, and I will send you the pups" (initially there was only one pup, and now there are two). She claimed to be living in Hawaii, and that she was "too busy" to take care of the puppies.
Watch out for long, convoluted stories of woe from these people, decribing in some cases ridiculous circumstances. Another ad I saw stated that I should contact "father maxwell" who purchased bulldog puppies and flew to africa, and suddenly discovers that he can't take care of them. Lucky for me!! Right? Wrong.
The best way to purchase a bulldog pup is to find a reputable breeder in your area. Chances are you may know sonmeone who knows someone, ect... or carefully search for their website or ad, but
beware
Patricia M

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#462
Dec 30, 2012
 
Had this happen to us this year unfortunately my kids had lost several family members over a three year period and this year they had been so lost we wanted to get a pup an English bulldog to be exact as they have always loved that breed! We had a lady I found offer to allow us a pair brother and sister set for simply paying the cost of the transfer! This cost changed every time we paid another fee came up and it wasn't until the last amount that we sent to an international city! We had put our kids Christmas money and then some into this and it turned out to be a scam! I contacted so many people that we were interviewed in multiple markets to help prevent others from having this happen because these people are good you have no idea they have a whole scam in our continental states working to get your heart and money I've lost more than I care to over the past four years and these scammers were the icing to this my kids still ask about what happened its sad and reprehensible
jeni

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#463
Jan 2, 2013
 
I fell for the same add but it was a woman in St.Paul Minnesota ...her name was Kate Henderson..
She gave the same story tho..the pups were supposed to be delivered to me tonight but when I got the "confirmation" call the man on the line didn't speak good English...so I called the airport in Minnesota and the agent who answered the phone told me about the scams...and told me that the airline they told me has been out of business for years....so thank God I never paid any money...
Emma

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#465
Jan 4, 2013
 
Be careful with this guy his name so he told me was Carl , it was about two English bull dogs a boy and a girl the names daisy and Roman he said he wad giving them for free just I had to pay the shipping fee , I was falling for it big time than he told me to send it threw western union my mom was like somethings not right we started asking him questions about Dl number his full name and date of birth he refused to give it to us he said he was a Christian and that we could trust him .. his email adress is camilotwice25@yahoo.com
Emma

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Jan 4, 2013
 
I have a company wanting me to wire them money $450 for English Bulldog puppy adoption. They said it is because it is for adoption that is why they are so inexpensive. It is to help people who couldn't afford an english bulldog puppy own one. "Hello Fabian,
Happy Sunday! how are you doing today . i am just from church when i saw your message . I am very happy that youu have chosen to take Dante home with you . He will make a perfect addition to your and he will be coming along with all vet records and a one year health guarantee .
You will have to print out this invoice attached to this email and take to the nearest money gram or walmart store and make the payment.. you will also find on the invoice the addresses of some stores closet to you where you can make the payment .
Let me know as soon as you are done with the payment so that i can proceed with shipping arrangement. for the delivery of Dante to your home address ....I will update you with flight details as soon as i am done which will telling you the airway bill number, exact departure and arrival time ..."
Is this a scam?
The person who was trying to scam me was kind of the same as this one he was worried about the money kept on telling me when I sent the money to tell him , and that when.was I going to send it he was just worried about the money
manny

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#467
Jan 4, 2013
 
Emma wrote:
I have a company wanting me to wire them money $450 for English Bulldog puppy adoption. They said it is because it is for adoption that is why they are so inexpensive. It is to help people who couldn't afford an english bulldog puppy own one. "Hello Fabian,
Happy Sunday! how are you doing today . i am just from church when i saw your message . I am very happy that youu have chosen to take Dante home with you . He will make a perfect addition to your and he will be coming along with all vet records and a one year health guarantee .
You will have to print out this invoice attached to this email and take to the nearest money gram or walmart store and make the payment.. you will also find on the invoice the addresses of some stores closet to you where you can make the payment .
Let me know as soon as you are done with the payment so that i can proceed with shipping arrangement. for the delivery of Dante to your home address ....I will update you with flight details as soon as i am done which will telling you the airway bill number, exact departure and arrival time ..."
Is this a scam?
The person who was trying to scam me was kind of the same as this one he was worried about the money kept on telling me when I sent the money to tell him , and that when.was I going to send it he was just worried about the money
Absolutely, THIS IS A SCAM!

BEWARE, THESE CAMEROON AFRICA PET SCAMMERS ARE MAGGOTS ALL OVER THE INTERNET.

You can identify these scammers because they will insist you pay by money order or wire transfer. NEVER wire funds via Western Union, MoneyGram or any other wire service -- anyone who asks you to do so is a SCAMMER.
tracy w

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#468
Jan 5, 2013
 
wow i have a mrs ben wright trying to scam me now with englisg bulldog puppies, the add was for perth WA and wen i told her i live close by, she now claims to be in queensland, im heart broken but im now going to keep to scam going and tell them i have a friend at jet pets who can pick up the puppy and pay her, LETS SEE HOW SHE LIKES THAT!!!, thanks guys for all the feed back on these bastards
Katie

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#469
Jan 7, 2013
 
So glad I read this I have been emailing with her all day perusing puppies!!
manny

Upland, CA

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#470
Jan 7, 2013
 
Katie wrote:
So glad I read this I have been emailing with her all day perusing puppies!!
Please remember,

ALL OFFERS OF PETS FROM CAMEROON AFRICA ARE SCAMS, WITHOUT EXCEPTIONS!
LAT

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#473
Jan 17, 2013
 
Same happened to me I'm a bit upset cuz my wife was really excited mine was by the name of Cynthia from Helena Montana she said it would cost me 300 to the transport agency and that if I wanted with a little more info they could be delivered to our door step. Also it's almost exactly the same as these other post just different names and her cousin had passed supposedly 2 weeks ago the email is cynthiafierro1@gmail.com and this is in 2013 so this is just and on going thing all I had to do was take the first two sentences paste it on google and boom SCAM
glynn

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#474
Jan 18, 2013
 
I was almost scammed last week was buying a bulldogge puppy for my boys said they worked for red cross an could not take care they were free all had to pay was 297$ for shipping from Vermont to Louisiana delivered to my door 2 puppies a male an female they would text but when I asked to talk on phone they was always busy was about to send money so excited then I saw the same puppies with different names with the real names all u have to do is Google the picture no matter if its a person or a dog it will show everything on the internet of that pic bulldog puppies are the biggest scams overall

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#476
Jan 20, 2013
 

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If you really want an English bulldog , go to dog shows.....see which breeders show well and many of them do very small scale, selective breeding with great results. . You'll pay more but the life expectancy is usually much longer and the health issues are much less if you go this route so you do get what you pay for.
Sarah

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#477
Jan 22, 2013
 
I was on a website looking for a Siberian husky, it said she was in my area, the post was the same as the ones below and I emailed her, she told me she just relocated to florida and she would have to shit it, she then told me to western union my money to a Baiye Taberem Bertrand in Douala yaounde 00237 in Cameroon. She asked me the same questions as the rest of you, I thought it was weird that I had to send the money to another country, so I googled the name, to find this. Thank you everyone, without you I would have been scammed too....
This site is for scammers

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#478
Jan 22, 2013
 
Sarah wrote:
I was on a website looking for a Siberian husky, it said she was in my area, the post was the same as the ones below and I emailed her, she told me she just relocated to florida and she would have to shit it, she then told me to western union my money to a Baiye Taberem Bertrand in Douala yaounde 00237 in Cameroon. She asked me the same questions as the rest of you, I thought it was weird that I had to send the money to another country, so I googled the name, to find this. Thank you everyone, without you I would have been scammed too....
BEWARE, THESE CAMEROON AFRICA PET SCAMMERS ARE MAGGOTS ALL OVER THE INTERNET.

You can identify these scammers because they will insist you pay by money order or wire transfer.

NEVER wire funds via Western Union, MoneyGram or any other wire service -- anyone who asks you to do so is a SCAMMER.
Scott Davies

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#479
Jan 23, 2013
 
I think there's a scam on pets for homes 360 for a British bulldog pup the advert is in Somerset which I was happy to travel but when I recieved the email regarding info about myself they said the dogs were on the isle of Mann v.strange
This site is for scammers

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#480
Jan 23, 2013
 
Scott Davies wrote:
I think there's a scam on pets for homes 360 for a British bulldog pup the advert is in Somerset which I was happy to travel but when I recieved the email regarding info about myself they said the dogs were on the isle of Mann v.strange
Yes, THIS IS A SCAM - THERE IS NO BULLDOG PUPPY!
Shayla

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#482
Jan 28, 2013
 
Has anybody heard of California Bulldog Breeders being a scam? We pay the full amount upfront via credit card and then meet them at an airport..sounds fishy.
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#483
Jan 29, 2013
 
Shayla wrote:
Has anybody heard of California Bulldog Breeders being a scam? We pay the full amount upfront via credit card and then meet them at an airport..sounds fishy.
Sounds very fishy.

Please post website, email and phone number.
amy

Garden City, KS

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#485
Feb 1, 2013
 
[It says it is Pet tranport. I was so close to doing it. OMG WHat id you all do??]
Concerned wife

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#487
Feb 4, 2013
 
He is now using the name Harry Johnson.

harry_j7212@yahoo.com

Husband got scammed today

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