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January 23, 2019
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Tomma Great Danes

Email used: [email protected]
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 great dane puppy online are being targeted by scammers. These criminals have created a website called 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! 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 great dane puppys have a look at Great Dane Puppy Scams.



This screenshot was taken on January 20, 2019

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Who registered was registered on December 21, 2018 with NameSilo, LLC .

It was registered using the following details:

Name: Domain Administrator ([email protected])
Address: 1928 E. Highland Ave. Ste F104 PMB# 255,
United States

These details are correct as of today (January 20, 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 and 3 ago on December 21, 2018  and expires December 21, 2019.

To look at it another way, this “company” only started December 21, 2018 and does not plan to be using the website after December 21, 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? was registered with the domain registrar NameSilo, LLC.
NameSilo, LLC 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 NameSilo, LLCs Terms and Conditions!

To send an abuse report to NameSilo, LLC 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

27 Responses

    • Hi Ken, because they are using Zelle the payment has to be collected in the USA. I would recommend contacting law enforcement so that they can identify the mule that went into the zelle branch.

  1. I got scammed of the magnum Great Dane website.
    I fell for the website and then spoke to someone via text. I got a signed contract then wired them the money. The day he was sending out the puppy I got a letter from the shipping company saying that there would be additional charges. As soon as that happened I knew I got scammed. I looked up the shipping company and there was no record of it. The number that was in contact with me was
    +1 (941) 202-1651
    +1 (901) 209-9334
    Wish I could get my hands on these asses.

  2. This is the email they send you——-
    Notice new company is

    Hello ,
    Thanks for your message with interest in adopting one of our puppies, we did get your email from our other website about one of our puppies . We are an in-home hobby breeder of this breed. All of our puppies come from the healthiest American and European bloodlines. We give each puppy for $600 (males) and $600(females) and an additional shipping fee of $200 to all our clients living outside four (4) hours drive to us.We accept local pickups and visits ( We are located in Germantown,TN ) if you are within the state or less than 4 hours drive, but if you are more than 4 hours drive away, we will only use a delivery service for the safety of your puppy.
    We raise our babies to be loving pups and make sure they grow into being loving adults.

    Trust me they are spoiled rotten by the time you get them. We get compliments all the time about how loving & well socialized they are. Anything would come out spoiled after living with us for thirteen (10) weeks or longer.

    The cost of your puppy includes;

    – Six-month health guarantee

    – Shots & Vaccines

    – Rabies Vaccine

    – Flea treatment

    – Vet check, stamp and signed by the vet

    – Puppy diet plan plus sample food

    – A few Chew toys

    We would advise you on the next step to take towards getting the puppy of your choice into your home as soon as I hear back from you. So, I will like to know more about the home our puppy will be going to if you don’t mind;

    1) Have you ever own a Great Dane before?

    2) Is your family aware of the coming of this puppy?

    3) Are you a breeder? Or intend to breed this puppy?

    4) Do you have any veterinarian around your location?

    7) Where are you located?

    8) How soon do you want the puppy? What’s your preference

    9) Would you prefer to pick him/her up in person or you would prefer him/her (We are We are located in Germantown TN ) shipped over to your doorstep?

    Look forward to hearing from you.

    Best wishes

    2244 Birchton Dr
    Germantown, TN
    (901) 209-9334‬
    Magnum Great Danes

  3. This same phone number is now listed on Magnum Danes and iyvanna Danes out of Germantown TN. I noticed both websites had pictures of same pups with different names.

    • Hi Heather, Can you let us know the domain name for Magnum Danes and iyvanna Danes?

  4. My wife spoke with them morning and they gave her the exact line that y’all reference. She offered to drive down tomarrow with cash and they said that she’d have to send $400 deposit today. Fortunately she didn’t bite as she’s been around the block with Dane breeders, or supposed Dane breeders for the past 34 years. They’re still claiming residence in Ft. Lauderdale, and are using email [email protected], and phone # (754) 237-3261. Thanks for posting the info!!

  5. @ Paul Brandy: go daddy owns the domain, I sent an abuse email to them; however, it appears that the website is being updated from the “Z time zone” so these people are likely operating out of Western Africa.

  6. Lasam Great Danes is the newest site that the scumbag running Tomma and Ralph Great Danes was running.

    • It is over a month old. I feel embarrassed that I missed it! We will have a warning for it by the morning.

  7. I lost money with Ralph Great Danes too… filed complaints with everyone I could think to and no one could do anything. Have not heard from my FBI complaint but this site has been suspended as of now. I hope that someone can find these scumbags.

  8. I am a recent victim and sent $$$. Unfortunately, I didn’t know anything about this stuff prior to making payment. Filed a report with FBI, who are well aware of these folks and also into IT….will find these F$&@) if it’s the last thing I do. Shawn O.

  9. Yes, they are Ralph Great Danes now. Located in ‘Ft. Lauderdale.’ I am glad i stumbled upon thus page before I got sucked in.

  10. I am pretty sure “Schuster Great Danes” is their new page. I just got shady claims from them too and started digging. Tomma is mentioned in their site disclaimer. They are saying they are in North Dakota now.

  11. 1/30/2019
    I just talked to the same person Lawrence Ndip. The email address they used to contact me was [email protected]
    Phone # 813-331-6906
    He told me they were based in Ohio.

  12. I was just in contact with these people this week. I was trying to buy a puppy. I sent them my information and told them which puppy I wanted and I was sent a tex from this number 18133316906, telling me he sent me an email about the puppy and his name was Lawrence. with an email address of lawrenceNdip he told me he was in tampa. so I told him I will drive to get the puppy on Saturday cause I live in florida. and that is when all the communication stopped. He insisted he wanted my name address and number to transfer the paper work to me. and he already had that information. 1/26/19


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