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Puppies For Sale Scam Hits Waukesha

Waukesha Police Department is warning its residents of puppies for sale scam in the Waukesha Area.

According to Waukesha Police Department, two separate citizens of Waukesha were victimized by an online scam advertising puppies for sale in the Waukesha area.

The initial investigation by Waukesha Police Department has revealed that the suspects are not likely U.S. citizens and do not have local ties to our community.

In both instances, the victims went online to the website www.oodle.com and were eventually transferred to multiple different websites advertising the local puppies. Once on the fraudulent websites, the victims searched for puppies of all breeds and sizes and eventually got redirected to fraudulent shipping companies. The victims were sending and receiving emails to subjects who requested MoneyGram transfers of over $1,000.00 in both cases.

Waukesha Police Department is encouraging victims to report the incident to the Waukesha Police Department and to the Internet Crime Complaint Center at www.ic3.gov.

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