If someone's advertising a bargain on a purebred pet, it's probably a scam. If they are linked to Elegantgentlegiants.com then it IS a scam.

July 12, 2019
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Who are Elegantgentlegiants.com?

Elegant Gentle Giants | Available Puppies

Elegant Gentle Giants | Available Puppies, http://Elegantgentlegiants.com, www.Elegantgentlegiants.com

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Individuals who are looking to buy a great dane puppy online are being targeted by scammers. These criminals have created a website called Elegantgentlegiants.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!

Elegantgentlegiants.com will claim to deliver the puppy using a Scam 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 great dane puppys have a look at Great Dane Puppy Scams.



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Who registered Elegantgentlegiants.com?

Elegantgentlegiants.com was registered on June 19, 2019 with NAMECHEAP INC .

It was registered using the following details:

Name: WhoisGuard Protected ([email protected])
Address: P.O. Box 0823-03411,

These details are correct as of today (July 11, 2019) but the name and address could possibly belong to an innocent third party if the domain was registered using a stolen credit card.
Elegantgentlegiants.com was registered using the email address [email protected].
It was registered 22 days ago. on June 19, 2019  and expires June 19, 2020.

To look at it another way, this “company” only started June 19, 2019 and does not plan to be using the website after June 19, 2020 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?

Elegantgentlegiants.com was registered with the domain registrar NAMECHEAP INC.
NAMECHEAP 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 NAMECHEAP INCs Terms and Conditions!

To send an abuse report to NAMECHEAP INC please click the red button below and complete the email to help shut down Elegantgentlegiants.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

4 Responses

  1. THANK YOU! My mom was about to send them money when I told her I would do a little research. They have a new site and name but everything is the same as this site. It is elegantgreatdanepuppies.com

  2. Just “bought” a puppy from here. They contacted me through this email [email protected]
    After talking through email smd saying why I would like the puppy and where it would stay and everything they approved it and told me the price was 980$ with 280$ of it for the shipping. They had me pay through cash app which I already had and use regularly between friends and such. They texted there cash app handle and I paid through that app. After the payment they said they would send the shipping information. Today i was contacted by bluemoonpetdelivery and was told i needed to pay 1,482.86$ for life insurance for the puppy which is 100% refundable after i saw that i looked online more to see why that was a thing and realized it was all a scam. That i wouldn’t actually get the puppy. So i saved myself 1500$ but am still out 980$. Next time at least I’ll know to actually travel to a breeder.i have pictures of the blue moon email as well as the breeders emails but I dont know how to post them here.

  3. Almost bought a pup from these guys until I saw this site. Thank you for saving our bank account and hearts! This is the email they used to respond back to my inquires if it helps On Fri, Aug 2, 2019 at 3:38 PM Elegant Gentle Giants wrote:
    lol ok i hope he will still be available just get back to me once you are ready.. thanks


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