Checkout this article written by a reporter herself about an encounter with the Puppy Scam. Fortunately, Victoria did her due diligence and managed to find out that the too-good-to-be-true offer is a scam. That is smart – never let greed get into your head to part with the money easily.

The police officer commented: “People get taken in by this sort of thing all the time,” he said.
“Computers are a great thing, but sometimes with good comes evil. The
bad guys are using this technology to their advantage.”

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