Theresa – Jun 25, 2020
Victim Location 33222
Total money lost $4,100
Type of a scam Online Purchase
good morning, buy a pet on the website of www.britishshorthaircats.com with a cost of 400.00 and 200.00 shipping. They hired me a pet shipping company internationally. Then the shipping company contacted me by email with the [email protected] email telling me that I must rent a thermal box to send the cat safely for a value of 1500.00 with 1440.00 that will be refundable the day the kitty is delivered to me . I made the payment by western union as I had been indicated as beneficiary mark godswill. The next day he tells me that I must pay for travel insurance that is required by the state for a cost of 2000.00 that after delivery of my cat will be refundable, I made the payment by moneygram and they told me that I should not pay anything more for transportation of the cat and that I will arrive today at 11 in the morning.
today at 5:30 in the morning he sends me an email saying that my cat has already arrived in my country but he needs me to pay him for the vaccines he is missing because he says that he expired yesterday and the total cost of That’s 1000.00 and I had to pay that so they could send me my cat in two hours, call ask and they insisted that if I didn’t pay they would send the cat back to the United States and that they would sue me for abandonment and abuse of animal. I went with my boyfriend and we sent the money through western union and then they told me that my cat before 2:00 pm will be at my house. After that it was time, I called them on the phone and wrote to them on whatapps and they don’t answer me. That’s when I realized that I was scammed, I called Western Union once and again that they suspended the last shipment I made today and filed the fraud and scam claim.
Did u ever get the cat? What happened after?