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Don't be fooled by puppy scam says OFT

Wed, 05 Feb 2014


The Office of Fair Trading says people are still falling for online scams - this time highlighting one relating to the sale of puppies.

Scammers are reportedly using Facebook to advertise animals for free, asking interested parties to cover transportation costs.

The general message from the OFT remains the same - do not pay any money up front.

Advice centre manager Andrea Tabb says the scammers are preying on people’s soft-heartedness:
 

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