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FBI warns on pet adoption scams, offers tips on 'building a digital defense'

Rejected submission by realDonaldTrump at 2019-02-11 18:24:55

"The scam usually goes something like this: someone comes across a pet adoption ad online then unwittingly engages with the scammer and proceeds to pay a series of fees. But the pet never arrives.


Once you begin sending money, the scammer then asks for additional funds to cover the cost of things like a special shipping crate or insurance or a host of other pretexts, says." []

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