Victim Location 99337
Total money lost $500
Type of a scam Phishing
Individual used oodle.com to post an ad to sell Yorkshire terrier puppies. Payment was made via Western Union, and the seller (James Lawrence, aka Richard B (via Oodle)) indicated that he was enroute to finalize shipment of the puppy. We received an email and phone call from [email protected] indicating that additional funds were needed in order to proceed with shipping the puppy. We communicated to uship that this was fraud, and they hung up on up. Of course, Mr. Lawrence did not respond.
Copy of the email from uship:
Dear Client: INFORMATION ABOUT THE DELIVERY AND RELOCATION OF YOUR FEMALE YORKSHIRE TERRIER PUPPY.
We have attached a copy of the Transfer of Ownership Document to this email for you to sign and email us back with. This Document proofs that you are the rightful owner of this puppy. We have your female Yorkshire Terrier puppy From Jones Lawrence here at the World Inter Courier Express Service Branch(U-ship) to be transported and home delivered to you using the following home address tomorrow morning:
[Personal info redacted]
We hereby confirm that we have received and registered your puppy here at veterinarians branch and are responsible for your puppy until she is safely delivered to you. Since your puppy will be shipped overnight and due to the time differences and temperature changes between the departing and arriving airports at different terminals, the crate provided by your sender was disapproved and it will not be confortable for your puppy’s health during the flight due to Temperature drop at night. Your puppy must only be shipped in a temperature regulating crate to keep your puppy temperature stable during the flight…So you are required to pay a caution and renting fee for the crate and your puppy will be put inside before your puppy can be ship.. The renting fee is $175 and the caution fee is $700 which is 25% the cost price of the crate and it is refundable once the crate is returned to our delivery agent tomorrow morning.
NOTE: You are requested to make a payments of the total of $875 out of which $700 will be refunded to you upon receipt and confirmation of your puppy’s arrival tomorrow morning. Once this payment is made, your puppy will be on the next flight that takes off in the next 25 minutes.
Your puppy will come with all necessary papers needed, and as the US veterinarian must conduct another test to be sure of their health status, It was done, all was fine and Medication Papers were accurate, The test Results shows that your puppy is free from any kind of communicable diseases(Infections). So your puppy is in good health and now ready to be ship and arrives at your doorstep tomorrow morning.
**This payment should done as soon as possible and sent via Western Union to James Lawrence since you have already start sending funds to him and he will bring along your payment receipt to us for approval of your funds. Then your puppy can be ship to you on time.
**If this fee is not provided on time, your puppy will not be dispatched from our detention and you will spend more on the daily feedings until you send your funds now to James Lawrence by Western Union.
Once the payment is confirmed , the electronic crate will be provided and your puppy will be put inside for delivery to deliver your puppy to you tomorrow morning in Good Health.
Total amount to be refunded to you in full amounts
General total to be refunded back to you in cash at your door step is $700.
Note:The veterinarians confirm to us that no extra money will be asked again as we asked them if they were any hidden charges.They confirm to us that everything is settle apart from this crate fee for the puppy which you have to pay now.
We would be happy if you co-operate with us.
Enjoy Our Services
Mr Robert Bauer
Customer Service : (469) 294-4423
HEAD QUARTERS MANAGEMENT
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