has the cutest pictures and pets BUT they are all scams! This is not a review, it is a warning

November 19, 2019
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*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 are advertising puppys for sale online. They use stolen credit cards and invent identities to defraud people shopping for a pit bull 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 pit bull 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. 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 pit bull puppys have a look at Pit Bull Puppy Scams.



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Who registered was registered on October 29, 2019 with TUCOWS, INC. .

It was registered using the following details:

Name:Contact Privacy Inc. Customer 0156071541 ([email protected])
Address:96 Mowat Ave,
M6K 3M1,

These details are correct as of today (November 19, 2019) but the name and address could possibly belong to an innocent third party if the domain was registered using a stolen credit card. was registered using the email address [email protected].
It was registered 21 days ago. on October 29, 2019  and expires October 29, 2020.

To look at it another way, this “company” only started October 29, 2019 and does not plan to be using the website after October 29, 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? was registered with the domain registrar TUCOWS, INC..
TUCOWS, 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 TUCOWS, INC.s Terms and Conditions!

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

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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

18 Responses

  1. These people are a complete fraud.I beliving what I read contacted them.Text back and forth with person who was suppose to be breeder.He answered my questions and was polite.I asked the total shipping included and was quoted 880.00 cashed appd.the money.I was then contacted by the supposedly agent for the shipping company.They asked for a 1000.00 for rental on shipping crate,also wanted me to cash app the individual the money.After thinking about it refused to send money,contacted supposed seller ask for refund and he refused.I continued to text try to receive refund with no avail.So needless to say they screwed me out of 880.00.DO NOT PURCHASE ANY PUPPY FROM "STAR PITTBULL PUPPIES"Complete scam artist..

  2. DO NOT BUY FROM THIS SITE. I’m so upset and disappointed. This dog was going to be a therapy dog. I’m really broken down and upset, my family lost $650 which we can’t afford. This is a disgusting scam. Please don’t fall for the same tricks we did 🙁

  3. Is this the same guy? For those who posted they are legit send pictures of you and your puppy .

    From: star pittbull
    Sent: Friday, June 12, 2020 7:25 AM
    To: Lacaille, Dave

    WARNING: External email, please be mindful before clicking or replying.

    Hello Dave,

    Thank you for contacting us Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Paul Hope from Star Pit bull house . Star Pit bull house is located here in Cleveland Ohio . The selling process is completely handled by us. Making sure that puppies are purebred and match all description as listed on our website. We are asking $650 (including shipping) for each puppy irrespective of the sex.

    We aim to establish an environment where puppy lovers can affordably, easily and safely purchase a healthy puppy online. Before listing on our platform, all breeders are verified to make sure that they comply with breeding best practice.

    All puppies Star house come with the following;

    Pit bull
    Lifetime Satisfaction Guarantee.
    Health Guarantee.
    Airline approved crate.
    ISO Microchip.
    Health Certificate
    Age appropriate shots.
    Worldwide free delivery.
    Food Menu.
    Play toys and treat.
    Blanket, collar and leash.

    All puppies come with a 30 days, 100% money back guarantee. This means that within 30 days of buying a puppy, you can return the puppy for any reason whatsoever to exchange for another puppy or get a full refund.
    Max whom you inquired about is available and ready for new home, His age is 12 weeks and day old. Kindly provide us the information below before we proceed;

    kindly tell us a little about your previous experience with pets.
    The environment where the puppy will be staying .
    If you’ve owned a puppy before.
    How soon will you be ready to make the purchase?
    Feel free to email me back by reply to the present email.
    Best regards


  4. Star pitbulls Is ran by some African American guy that lives in Senegal . I pretended to be interested in a puppy after reading that they were scamming people and eventually got him to admit on a video call that he was indeed scamming “stupid white people “ where he proceeded to tell me to “fuck my modda” and showed his genitals on camera , gross I know . Anyways please don’t fall for their cheap prices on pitbulls and lose out on your hard earned money to this scamming piece of shit .

  5. Anyone that can verify that the site is legit? Cause I was about to purchase a puppy “shorty” from them.

  6. I had my puppy shipped over to me yesterday this people gave me my dream puppy all this fake lies about them are not good they are 100% legit my puppy names is Molly

  7. this people are good people i just bought my puppy from them and they shipped it right over to me

  8. So glad I looked into this website, before fully paying for one of the dogs that my girlfriend fell in love with. I will admit they did end up getting $50 from me because I was getting annoyed at my girlfriend who wouldn’t stop annoying me. But glad they couldn’t get the rest from me.

  9. They have 2 websites that are scams that I discovered. The first one is what you have listed above. The second one is:
    I believe this is the same person. His emails were identical when he responded.
    Email 1: [email protected] (his name given through email was, Paul Hope)
    Email 2: [email protected] (his name giventhrough email was, Eric Lyowe)

    So upset….does anyone have a recommendation of a reputable pitbull breeder? I live in southern CA.

  10. Hi my name is joyce and I am in contact with someone from that website I dont have a name of who I’m talking to but the email reply came back from them sounded weird to me but the email format looked legit but the price for a merle puppy are in the thousands of dollars and that raised a red flag to me that they are selling that type of breed for only $650.00 I emailed them asking them what the catch is and why is the puppy so cheap and I am waiting for a response back from them by phone or email. The puppy’s name is king and was told he is ready to go home I just need to fill the paperwork out and send the money for him? I cant upload the pictures of the puppy but his name is king and he is a merle that is 12 weeks old, they sent me pictures of him, his parents and a new litter and the litter are black and white puppies that look like chocolate chip ice cream they are adorable but again those dogs can range anywhere from $10,000 – $20,000 it’s sad that they do that to people like us

  11. How do we know this is actually a scam? I guess I seem naive or maybe just too in love with this puppy! I’ve been emailing with Paul this morning and am now waiting on his call to talk. He also said shipping is included in the cost where this site says he will ask for all kinds of shipping costs… how do we know this isn’t just someone trying to defame his business? Honest questions, I love this puppy but obviously also don’t want to get scammed! What made you guys decide not to go with him?

    • Firstly, we research all domains before we publish on We would be quickly sued and shut down if they were genuine.
      Ask the scammer for one thing: a video of the puppy with your name, email and phone number on the screen at all times.
      You can also ask for facetime with the puppy.
      That is only possible if they have the puppy.
      They do not have the puppy.

  12. Paul almost got me! Thank goodness for you guys! I have screenshots available of a decently legit looking email I can share.

  13. Was so hopeful that this site was legit, and they seemed like it! They are good at what they do, that’s for sure!
    Glad there was this site to help people look up fraudulent sites.
    I was contacted by a person who claimed to be Paul from Ohio. They had pics of the puppy, along with videos of the supposed parents. Which all seemed to come together. Also had videos of new litters.
    Glad I did some research first.


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