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Smartzonepuppies.com are advertising puppys for sale online. They use stolen credit cards and invent identities to defraud people shopping for a bordercollie puppy online.
In the first email, the scammer will ask all the right questions, putting you through the motions to prove your suitability: how would we care for our puppy, how would we train him, how often would he be alone?
Then the fraudsters emails will get shorter and normally keep to sms messages. This is because the first email is a template where as you are now dealing with the actual scammer.
The “Scam Breeder” will ignore any questions about their affiliation with any clubs or organisations, and questions about the puppy’s parents. The main focus now is convincing you to pay as soon as possible. The puppy will be shipped to you by the scammers perferred delivery company. There is no other option. If you insist on picking up your new bordercollie they will eventually agree. It makes no difference to them if you travel for 4 hours because they are not at the address they claim to be.
Smartzonepuppies.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.
Smartzonepuppies.com was registered on May 9, 2020 with Wix.Com Ltd. .
It was registered using the following details:
(EMAIL ADDRESS NOT KNOWN)
These details are correct as of today (June 23, 2020) but the name and address could possibly belong to an innocent third party if the domain was registered using a stolen credit card.
Smartzonepuppies.com was registered using the email address EMAIL ADDRESS NOT KNOWN.
It was registered 1 months and 14 days ago. on May 9, 2020 and expires May 9, 2021.
To look at it another way, this “company” only started May 9, 2020 and does not plan to be using the website after May 9, 2021 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?
Smartzonepuppies.com was registered with the domain registrar Wix.Com Ltd..
Wix.Com Ltd. 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 Wix.Com Ltd.s Terms and Conditions!
To send an abuse report to Wix.Com Ltd. please click the red button below and complete the email to help shut down Smartzonepuppies.com!
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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