Scammer. Sold me a puppy he does not own. Provided AKC paperwork obviously illegally and then deleted pictures of paperwork to me. Then tried to charge me $2500. More for shipping insurance from a shipper who is under suspension. Claimed $2500. Fully refundable upon landing at Canadian airport. All of this done after original $1000. Paid. I refused to pay the insurance at this point knowing it was an obvious scam. Then started phoning with threats of daily board fees until puppy was aboard a plane. We have since found that puppy in Illinois now 4 years old. Her Twitter account had all the same puppy pictures and showed the puppy growing up. We have informed her her pictures were used in a scam and she should lock her account.Summary of Transaction Venue's Actions
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Last Updated: April 25, 2017
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