Spicemaltesepuppies.com

Families are being duped into handing over small fortunes to Spicemaltesepuppies.com which uses stolen pet pictures to sell fictitious animals online.

May 14, 2018
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Who are Spicemaltesepuppies.com?

spice Maltese Puppies
, http://Spicemaltesepuppies.com, www.Spicemaltesepuppies.com

Email used: spicemaltesepuppies@gmail.com
Phone number used: NOT KNOWN, Please add to comments below
Names used: NOT KNOWN, Please add to comments below
Physical address used*: NOT KNOWN, Please add to comments below
*Scammers use a physical address to appear more legitimate. The address will have no connection to the actual scam as they will be an innocent third  party

Individuals who are looking to buy a maltese puppy online are being targeted by scammers. These criminals have created a website called Spicemaltesepuppies.com in order to look legitimate.
They post adverts on community websites advertising puppys.

After you contact the scammers about the puppy, the scammers state that the puppy needs to be transferred to their area and that requires an upfront payment. The prefered payment system is Moneygram, Western Union or Walmart to Walmart but they will accept any form of payment including bitcoin, iTunes vounchers or bank transfer.
Do not think that you can trace them if they use bank transfer as they will often use a “mule” who is not aware they are part of a scam.The down payment is then sent via wire transfer. The scammers then ignore your calls and emails or will contact you and tell you that something else has come up and they need further payment for the delivery of the puppy.

These criminals are happy for you to give them your Credit Card details which they will later use to empty your account. Of course once you have given them your credit card details they will demand that you pay by wire transfer!

Spicemaltesepuppies.com will claim to deliver the puppy using a Fraudulent Delivery company which is actually another scam website they set up in order to steal your money by charging for non existent delivery, a air conditioned travel crate, medical insurance for your puppy as well as multiple other fees.

To see more scam websites involving maltese puppys have a look at Maltese Puppy Scams.

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Spicemaltesepuppies

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Who registered Spicemaltesepuppies.com?


Spicemaltesepuppies.com was registered on April 29, 2018 with Register.com, Inc. .

It was registered using the following details:

Name: PERFECT PRIVACY, LLC (98slihiskmj058dc6a88n0ngng@domaindiscreet.com)
Address: 12808 Gran Bay Pkwy West,
Jacksonville,
FL,
32258,
United States

These details are correct as of today (May 14, 2018) but the name and address could possibly belong to an innocent third party if the domain was registered using a stolen credit card.
Spicemaltesepuppies.com was registered using the email address 98slihiskmj058dc6a88n0ngng@domaindiscreet.com.
It was registered and 15 days ago on April 29, 2018  and expires April 29, 2019.

To look at it another way, this “company” only started April 29, 2018 and does not plan to be using the website after April 29, 2019 as it has only a 1 year registration.

Would you trust these people enough to pay them money?


How can I shut down down a website?

Spicemaltesepuppies.com was registered with the domain registrar Register.com, Inc..
Register.com, Inc. have an email especially for domains that break their terms and conditions. Setting up a website with the sole intention of stealing money is definitely against Register.com, Inc.s Terms and Conditions!

To send an abuse report to Register.com, Inc. please click the red button below and complete the email to help shut down Spicemaltesepuppies.com!

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If you have any further information please post it in the comments section below. We are particularly interested in names, email address and phone numbers used by these scammers.

What to do next?

As well as reporting this to the Registrar it is very important to report this crime to your local Law Enforcment. We have compiled a list of Law Enforcement agencies worldwide.You can find a link (here) as well as reporting wire fraud using money transfer agencies (here).

If you live in the US it is important to report this scam to the BBB. Click here to see why. As well as the Better Business Bureau you should report this crime to the Federal Trade Commission. See Here

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