November 15, 2021

Puppy scams on the rise, according to Better Business Bureau

Pet scams now comprise nearly a quarter of all online scams reported to the Better Business Bureau. The typical amount lost: $700.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — It’s a crime that steals your money and a piece of your heart. Experts say puppy scams have been on the rise. 

It was love at first sight for 17-year-old Matthew Hodge and nine-week old Aspen. 

“He just loves, love,” said Hodge. 

But the journey to find each other came with heartbreak.

“Be really really careful who you trust,” he said. 

A few weeks ago,…

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