As if pet owners who’ve lost their animals haven’t gone through enough, email scammers are making things worse.
Con artists in New Mexico are scamming owners of missing pets by scanning Web sites likes Craig’s List for pleas for help. The cons then contact the pet owner, pretend to be a vet and say they had the missing animal but since sold it. The only way to get the pet back? Buy it back from the new owner.
The New Mexico attorney general is looking into the reports.
Have you had an experience like that here in Oklahoma? Contact Drew Edmondson.
Staff Writer Carrie Coppernoll