Beware of quarantine puppy scams, warns BBB

One woman reported losing more than $1,000 to two different puppy scammers in April.
The Better Business Bureau is warning of a recent spike in quarantine puppy scams.

People are advertising on websites for animals that either don't exist or are never shipped.

Scammers convince the would-be pet owners to provide money upfront or make excuses as to why they can't see the pet in person.

One woman reported losing more than $1,000 to two different puppy scammers in April.

To avoid these scams, the BBB says never pay for a pup without seeing it in person and avoid wiring money to the seller using a cash app or gift card.
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