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Woman loses $4,000 to Dalmatian puppy online scam


Monroe Township, PA – Another person has lost money to an online pet sale scam.

This time, a 31-year-old Clarion woman says she attempted to purchase a Dalmatian puppy online for $4,000 using Visa gift cards, but she never received the dog.

The investigation is ongoing.

Be cautious when purchasing anything from an unknown person online. Pet scams have been increasingly common.

Click Here to read the online police report. (You’ll need to scroll down to page 8 to see this specific report.)

NOTE: The photo used is a stock image of a Dalmatian dog, not a specific dog related to this story.