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    I had a crazy bulldog thing happen yesterday.... I belong to several FaceBook yardsale/consignment pages for my city/county. Yesterday as I am trolling for crap I surely don't need-at least according to the hubs- I came across a post for 2 EB puppies. Adorable fat rolly ones. Poster said she was looking for good homes and didn't list a price or rehoming fee. so I sent her a message to get some more info. Pretty sure I was going to get the big price tag I was expecting. I'm going to attach the screenshots I took of the fb messages we had. -screenshot_2013-09-17-09-59-50-png-screenshot_2013-09-17-10-00-01-png-screenshot_2013-09-17-10-00-40-jpg-screenshot_2013-09-17-10-00-49-jpg During this I was scouting around on Esther's page and found she's a member of over 200 groups-a lot of which were yardsale sites. So I did some more sleuthing and the puppies were on at least 3 other sites. I try to give people the benefit of the doubt but 99.9% of the time if it sounds too good to be true...... I sent the admin a message about it. The admin removed her from the group. And I haven't heard back from her after saying I can meet her up there....

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    Default Re: Disturbing, scary, and most likely a scam

    SCAM artist, sick.

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    Default Re: Disturbing, scary, and most likely a scam

    Even if this isn't a scam, she isn't a reputable breeder that's for sure, why would anyone advertise puppies on a yard sale site, if they were a reputable breeder, and had the best interest of the puppies at heart? Did she post pictures of the puppies?
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    yes she posted pics and sent me more in the messages.

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    Scammer for sure.
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    Default Re: Disturbing, scary, and most likely a scam

    Scam, you can tell by their grammar errors. They just want your $200 and then you will never get your pup. It's all over the Internet and is known as the "Nigerian puppy scam"


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    Default Re: Disturbing, scary, and most likely a scam

    Quote Originally Posted by desertskybulldogs View Post
    Scam, you can tell by their grammar errors. They just want your $200 and then you will never get your pup. It's all over the Internet and is known as the "Nigerian puppy scam"


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    I know this is serious. But when you said Nigerian puppy scam I burst out into laughter. Same premise as the Nigerian Prince who wants your bank account info to transfer his fortune to you for safe keeping.

    @MelanieNormansMom good for you for reporting this heffer and getting her removed

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    Yep, most likely a scam!
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    Default Re: Disturbing, scary, and most likely a scam

    I'd say scam myself!!! If it looks a bulldog and barks like a bulldog then it must be a bulldog....No one would risk leaving their fur baby with a total stranger, heck we hate leaving our fur babies with people we know let alone total strangers.

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    scam, scam, scam.... writing said it all to me.
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    I never read something that actually sounded in my head like a recorded message more than that. If it really is a scam then may the gods have mercy on their souls. Exploiting Bulldog cuteness.

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    Default Re: Disturbing, scary, and most likely a scam

    ​Total scam! I am so glad you reported it and didn't get suckered it!

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