concerned mother

Eldora, IA

#783 Jun 30, 2014
I wish that I would have read up on these post before my daughter sent money. They were using Power Pal reloadit cards. So nothing can be traced. She answered the email from healthybulliespuppies.tk. Saw a family picture of Stacey Fisher from Arizona and could see a picture of Lucky the puppy that they were sending. The only thing is that I couldn't get that site up on my computer. That should have been the first sign. Only emails with the owner. Then the transfer company was a man that you couldn't understand. One payment led to another. The puppy was to be delivered to our home. Then they wanted $870 for medical treatment. Thats when I put my foot down. I even told the man that this is a scam. I called the airport. They needed to know the flight before they could help us.
lost my money

Franklin, TN

#784 Jul 19, 2014
Another one bites the dust.. these people are good.. Im on a mission to find these peps and get my money.. they only got $430 out of me.. still hurts.. if anyone finds anything let me know..
Ashley

Buford, GA

#786 Jul 26, 2014
I believe I almost got scammed by the same people, but not sure I cancelled the puppy. Not sure if it's a scam but the ad said it was local, when they texted me back the person said they were in Pennsylvania? When I looked up the number it's affiliated with other ads for Siberian huskies? But the person who contacted me said her and boyfriends new place wouldn't let them take the dogs. Also the number is from New Mexico? If the woman who's name on the email is Maria Lorentin calls me in person, and talks to me I may reconsider. I believe it's a scam though anyway!
Bob

Studio City, CA

#787 Jul 28, 2014
Ashley wrote:
I believe I almost got scammed by the same people, but not sure I cancelled the puppy. Not sure if it's a scam but the ad said it was local, when they texted me back the person said they were in Pennsylvania? When I looked up the number it's affiliated with other ads for Siberian huskies? But the person who contacted me said her and boyfriends new place wouldn't let them take the dogs. Also the number is from New Mexico? If the woman who's name on the email is Maria Lorentin calls me in person, and talks to me I may reconsider. I believe it's a scam though anyway!
You are correct, it's a scam.
Unknown

Ottawa, Canada

#789 Aug 7, 2014
I had the same thing happen to me today . Only this time was a girl name Donna Garby : until my sister in law found out it was a scam . My little girl is now upset because she will not be getting her dog . Make ya sick how people can do this to someone. . And actually sent me pics of the dogs as well .
Tony Seet

Shah Alam, Malaysia

#790 Aug 11, 2014
There are a number of scammers around pretending to be very generous dog adoptees and dog breeders.
Among them are Gene Lee, KinkyJane (Penang), lwatson201, claire.john10, melisasandra5.
Unfortunately some of my friends including myself were not aware at first of such people's intentions.
They usually pretend to be kind dog people or dog rescuers initially.

It is definitely better to see the dog first in front of your face in a safe place.
Goodluck.
Sam

Crawley, UK

#791 Aug 19, 2014
LOOK OUT I resently saw a English bulldog for sale on the pets4 home site said it was in working Surrey I emailed them and they got back to me saying they still had it for sale they sent me pitchers and asked were I lived if I had kids and would I look after it he said I could have it the next day cos he's wife had just died and he could not look after it so I said yes the next day he said it would be delivered to me by a company called USHIP and I need to pay by Weston Union nice try dick head and you know who you are cos the payment was going to Cameroon nice don't think so I told him this was a scam and he keep saying it was not YES it is so don't buy any dogs from pets4 homes unless you can see them first
Bob

Studio City, CA

#792 Aug 20, 2014
Sam wrote:
LOOK OUT I resently saw a English bulldog for sale on the pets4 home site said it was in working Surrey I emailed them and they got back to me saying they still had it for sale they sent me pitchers and asked were I lived if I had kids and would I look after it he said I could have it the next day cos he's wife had just died and he could not look after it so I said yes the next day he said it would be delivered to me by a company called USHIP and I need to pay by Weston Union nice try dick head and you know who you are cos the payment was going to Cameroon nice don't think so I told him this was a scam and he keep saying it was not YES it is so don't buy any dogs from pets4 homes unless you can see them first
Remember,

ALL OFFERS OF PETS HAVING ANYTHING TO DO WITH CAMEROON AFRICA ARE SCAMS, WITHOUT EXCEPTION!
LGal

Springfield, IL

#793 Aug 22, 2014
I have also been wary of scammer trying to sell me a purebred akg registered mini english bulldog. for $600 with shipping here is the email I received from them. "Thanks so much for the mail and interest regards the puppies, we have two male and a female puppies now available and they are 11 weeks old, they ahve very good temperament with kids and other pets, they are very playful love to play around with toys and kids, they are health guaranteed and registered....they are up to date on all thier shots and they will be coming along side with thier health papers and vet records........first i wish to let you know that we are given these puppies out because my wife just died. She was the ownder of this cute little babies. Since she is now late, we can't keep the puppies here in such condition because each time we see them, we keep thinking of her. So we want to given them out to a lovely and caring home where they can be treated as such and keep us up dated on monthly progress. But if you would be able to come over here for the pick up, we shall be very greatfull, but if you can't come, we can arrangement for home delivery with the animals delivery service and they will get the puppy(s) delivered to your doorstep. Below are just some few question we asked:
Where are you located
Do you have any kids
have you ever own this breed of puppy before
why are you interested on this breed
what sex and breed do you intend to have
how soon do you need this pups over
Sorry for all the question, but we just want to be sure that the puppies are going to the right home and they will be having all the love and attention they need. So please if you are interested just get back to me so that we can proceed with the necessary arrangemnet for the puppy, and below or above are the attachement pics of the puppies that I have available. Am given them for free as listed on the advertisement all what you will be paying is just for the re-homing fee of $470. Waiting to read back from you soonest.
Pictures followed.
These people are calling about shippment from U-ship, and I am not going to fall for it. Thank you all for sharing and I am glad I did not send my hard earned money to these lowlives.
L G
mominquestion

Erie, PA

#795 Aug 29, 2014
Hi I have a question if there is a scam for 2 english bulldogs in the local paper, from some priest that is in Africa on a missionary retreat and is willing to give them away for free but we would split the shipping through diplomatic courier service to my closest airport. please let me know . Thanks
Bob

Studio City, CA

#796 Sep 2, 2014
mominquestion wrote:
Hi I have a question if there is a scam for 2 english bulldogs in the local paper, from some priest that is in Africa on a missionary retreat and is willing to give them away for free but we would split the shipping through diplomatic courier service to my closest airport. please let me know . Thanks
"some priest that is in Africa on a missionary retreat"???

YES, OF COURSE THIS IS A SCAM!
Ritz

Willingboro, NJ

#797 Sep 9, 2014
JennyG wrote:
This scam is all over Eastern Canada right now too. If its too good to be true...it usually is! Good luck finding a nice puppy to love :)
You want a puppy???? Go to a shelter or rescue group and prove that you can offer one a good home. Puppies should NEVER be sold online like cute accessories. They usually come from puppy mills and then wind up in nasty situations. We don't need any more puppies being bred by online stores, when there are thousands upon thousands being killed every day for lack of homes. Please STOP. DON'T SHOP .... ADOPT!
Ritz

Willingboro, NJ

#798 Sep 9, 2014
Unknown wrote:
I had the same thing happen to me today . Only this time was a girl name Donna Garby : until my sister in law found out it was a scam . My little girl is now upset because she will not be getting her dog . Make ya sick how people can do this to someone.. And actually sent me pics of the dogs as well .
It makes ME sick that people go online to BUY a puppy... when there are thousands of puppies sitting in shelters about to die for lack of being adopted. You can see them and hold them. Guess where online puppy stores get their puppies? Places like this:
Chantail

Summerfield, FL

#799 Oct 5, 2014
Heather wrote:
Thanks for your interest in my English Bulldogs and I am so glad you emailed in Response to the ad. I want you to know that I and my family (my wife And 2 kids and my uncle are on a missionary trip to West Africa) along with the 2 English Bulldogs. But i'm very sorry to tell you that it is too late for you to get the babies now. What really happened was that i just left the state for Africa in some few days ago after i posted the ad about 2 English Bulldog Puppies on the newspaper and before i left i did not get any response from anybody that could take very good care of them for me.
I am very glad that you are willing to take care of them and provide them a good and wonderful home. And we're visiting 5 countries. We are giving these puppies out for adoption and we owe you many thanks for caring and asking about them. Right now there are so many factors and the weather is too hot for them and we don't want them to suffer in anyway.. We have been praying to have someone who can take good care of them and give them all the love in the world. That's all they want. We're due for more travel to some remote part of West Africa and we Cannot risk taking them along as we know it will have adverse effect on them, health wise. We have sent you pictures of them; please let us know when you receive it. Can you tell us a little bit more about you? Eve is 1.9lbs and while the male Adam weigh 2lbs, both are 14 weeks Old , they are potty Trained and very friendly with children they fit in the palm of your Hand.
They’re lovely puppies will come along with all necessary health Paper work and Vet Record, Birth Certificate, Shot Book, Travel Crate, Toys and Foods. We are going to ship to you via a Diplomatic Courier Service Company with Express Delivery on next day delivery, if You are really interested in having my little babies, I want you to Get back to me with the below information of yours.
Your Full Name:
You Mailing Address:
Your Tel #:
Your Cell Phone #:
The Nearest Airport to You:
Provide me with the above details of yours to proceed in the shipment Of the puppies to you, they are priceless to us, therefore we are am Giving both for free, so I will like you to get back to me with your Full name and full address including your nearest airport so that I Can find out shipping cost. Please, note that we shall both split and Pay the shipment fee to get the puppies to you as we are not sure of The shipment cost and we don’t have big money here yet as we are on a Missionary and we have to limit our spending for now and, not Until we get paid. Thanks again for your love and care for our babies! We will Be looking forward to your response.
Thank you and Remain Bless
I received this same email after answering an ad in my local paper. I knew for sure it was a scam after the second email asking me to pay part of the shipping costs to get them to me.
Chantail

Summerfield, FL

#800 Oct 5, 2014
mominquestion wrote:
Hi I have a question if there is a scam for 2 english bulldogs in the local paper, from some priest that is in Africa on a missionary retreat and is willing to give them away for free but we would split the shipping through diplomatic courier service to my closest airport. please let me know . Thanks
It is a scam! I have the same emails: This is one of them.
Thank you very much and I'm very very happy to read from you about your response on taking good care of the Puppies,they are 14weeks old and both home trained and outdoor trained also playful with other animals and kids. The male named (Adam) weigh 2lbs and the female named (Eve) weigh 2.5lbs and will weigh big when fully grown. they are both A K C registered and shots are given up to date and both home trained. both of them are my darling sweetheart and super spoiled! They both have a sweet personality and loves to play and be carried around.
But i'm very sorry to tell you that it is too late for you to get the babies now. What really happened was that i just left the state for Africa in some few days ago after i posted the the ad the 2 English Bulldog Puppies on the newspaper and before i left, i did not get any response from anybody that could take very good care of them for me.
So i got a missionary call from our missionary head quarters in Africa, then i have to bring the babies along with me here in Africa since i couldn't find someone to adopt them before i left the state.
I'm still willing to give the babies out to someone who can take very good care of them for me forever. All papers will accompany the puppies when shipped to you, Due to our long staying over here in Africa, and the bad weather my Wife and I have concluded to get good home and care for our babies. We are not charging or selling them to you for money but to save their life's saved and care for them so this means that, you and i will be paying for the shipment of the puppies to you. they are VET checked, but right now we are in Africa on a Christian mission with my wife and 3 kids together with Adam and Eve, we have the puppies right here with us.
We are going to ship to you via Big Sky Bloomfield Shipping Pet AGENCY with Express Delivery on next day delivery, if you are really interested in having my little babies, i will like you to get back to me with the Below information i can find out shipping cost to your Nearest Airport and we both responsible for the shipping
Your Full Name :
Your Mailing Address:
Your Tel #:
Your Cell Phone #:
The Nearest Airport To You:
I've attached pics of Adam and Eve.
Please if you know that you are not capable of taking very good care of my babies, do not reply me because i am giving them out because of bad condition and we're spending months for the christian mission and i don't want Eve and Adam to die in this bad weather. And because we don't have time to take care of them due to the missionary work before us here.They are priceless to me,therefore i am giving both for free.
Please i want you to promise me that you will take very good care of them as soon as they get to you.
Thank you and God bless you and your family.
Greetings
Rev Mattew
stacytierney8

United States

#801 Oct 16, 2014
Thank you guys for this info she all most got me tonight until I seen this this time she is going by Lauren mendoza from salt lake city Utah it's so messed up there has got to be something we can do to shut her down with this mess again thank you all for this info
DMinton

United States

#803 Oct 26, 2014
Anne wrote:
I need help with this one. I am looking for a English Bulldog puppy and have been e-mailin and calling all kinds of sites and breeders. I reached out to a guy on Hoobly and he didn't have any left but said his brother-in-law had 2 boys left. So I reached out to this other guy Neysa Cruz and he gave me his phone number and I called him but his accent is really thick and I can't understand him very well. I asked him for a picture of him and the dog, which he sent, and I asked him what nationality he was and he said Australian but doesn't sound like that to me. He has asked me to Money Gram the money and I opted to have the dog shipped. Total is $430.00. He said his wife is in a coma from a car accident and he has to adopt out his puppies. The other puppy he said was already adopted out to a family in CA. Can anyone help me? Is this a scam eventhough I have a family pic with the puppy? I am so terrified of going through another scam. I got taken for 1640.00 for a hot tub on E-Bay. Please help ASAP!!
I just lost $560 on these same son of a bit****s!!!! Only the story this time was he and his wife were leaving for a missionary trip and now her husband had been in a car accident and was in a coma!!! Is there ANYTHING that can be done????
DonnaB

Allentown, PA

#804 Oct 29, 2014
mominquestion wrote:
Hi I have a question if there is a scam for 2 english bulldogs in the local paper, from some priest that is in Africa on a missionary retreat and is willing to give them away for free but we would split the shipping through diplomatic courier service to my closest airport. please let me know . Thanks
I am sure this is a scam. I had the same exact offer. Two English bulldogs that were 14 weeks old from a minister formerly from Pennsylvania, who was sent to Africa, in Nigeria. He was giving them away because he didn't like the weather there. He was on a missionary retreat, also, and only wanted to split the $800 shipping. Then after the shipping, which we agreed that I would only pay $100 now and the balance after I received the dogs. Then I got an email stating that I had to pay $600 for the Nigerian Government Taxes. After that, I was told that it would cost about $670. for changing the name of the owner, from Tyler David to mine, and I told him I could not afford any additional money. He originally conned me into paying him the $100 for the shipping, which since he negotiated, I felt it was a legal transaction. I'm glad I didn't send him any additional money, and I sent condolences to him about the dogs, because he indicated that they could not be sent back to him, since he already sent them to a London Airport. I said I was sorry he was losing the puppies, but he was taking advantage of me, which I did not appreciate. DON'T DO IT!! Find someone local that you can see the dogs firsthand. I also received beautiful pictures of these two dogs and was sure it was legitimate.
soakley

Burlington, KY

#805 Nov 13, 2014
concerned wrote:
how can u tell if its a good site and a good owner to buy from? im lookn for a english bulldog puppy for my son!
i too was looking for an English bulldog. If you come across someone saying he has one english bulldog left he has to adopt out because his wife was in an accident and a coma.....Do not reply.....he scammed me for 430.00. His name was Neysa Cruz... which I'm sure is not his real name or one of his many...... He sends adorable pictures which i now know were not even his...
JBB

Hollywood, FL

#806 Nov 14, 2014
You only need to ask these scammers one question. Can you assure me that you are not on the FBI pupJBpy scam list......you wont hear back.

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