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I recently was looking for a kitten on www.oodle.com, found one and emailed the lady. She texted me back on this number 614-715-9397, her name was Suzanne Boshears, claimed she had health problems such as kidney cancer, and couldnt care for the kitten.

She said I only had to pay the delivery fee of $200, from USHIP. The USHIP co. emailed me saying they couldnt recieve bank payment since they are under auditing. I paid the $211.50 and sent it to Dayton Kentucky where the kitten was located.

The security name was Chris Gold from the email. This number for the USHIP co kept calling me to do the payment, they were very rude and spoke broken English. (781-479-8138) I got an email stating the kitten needed an Electronic carrier for shipment the cost was between 700-1300 dollars. I did not have that type of money, so the womans husband supposedly paid $500 and I paid another $200.

I was told by an email that the kitten would be coming in 11am on 9/9/14, I waited for the kitten until 2pm. I called the lady and got no answers, I called the USHIP number that harassed me and got no answer. I started to be more suspicious, and called the police. I never got the kitten by the way and I noticed many other complaints like mine and was curious to find out if any other people got their money back.

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. Please help me and let me know.

Reason of review: Problem with delivery.

Monetary Loss: $423.

Preferred solution: Full refund.

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Anonymous
#1108541

Thanks to you I went back to money gram they said in two hours they would call they didn't so I called them this is saposady the airport right a 10 year old girl picks up and laughs at me so I went back and pulled the money back after 2nd a half hours so they didn't get to the bank in time.... and what signal me was they posted the same picture for same post and the puppy was still 13 weeks three weeks later

Anonymous
#1094714

If they're mentioning the moving company uship, they are just "using" the name, they're not representing uship. Uship does NOT ask for you to pay with a money order!

Anonymous
#1059855

The same lady is doing it with German Shepard pups.. Good thing I read this..

Cancelled my order.. Good thing I didn't send payment..

Now the "agency" won't stop texting me! About to block them

Anonymous
#962434

literally had the exact same email about some dachshund puppies! knew it was too good to be true..

still can't help but feel a bit gutted!

Hello,

Thanks for your mail regarding my puppies.... Yes i have a male and a female and they are for adoption and not for sale. They are still available to any one prepared to provide them with enough care and love, where they will be well spoil with all their needs.....

They have very good temperament with kids and other pets, very playful love to play around with toys and kids, They are up to date on all their needs and will be coming along side their health papers . I really need to give them to someone who can really care and love them just the way i used to. Mickey and Dolly have been very lonely since William my child passed away so the best thing i decide on was to send them to a loving home .also i had an ear surgery that does not permit me to used phones at the moment. .

i really count on you if you can be there for these puppies.

Please may i also ask you some few questions?

Where are you located?

Are you a breeder? Can you also promise that you will take good care of Mickey and Dolly ? How soon are you ready to have them home?

You will be interested in taking both of them or just one? At least with this information's, i will get to know better where they will be going to Thanks and waiting to read from you soon

Anonymous
#961505

The same person is doing it with pug puppies.

erricsonpassy@outlook.com

Hello,

Thanks for your mail regarding my puppies....

Yes i have a male and a female and they are for adoption and not for sale. They are still available to any one prepared to provide them with enough care and love, where they will be well spoil with all their needs..... They have very good temperament with kids and other pets, very playful love to play around with toys and kids, They are up to date on all their needs and will be coming along side their health papers . I really need to give them to someone who can really care and love them just the way i used to.

Mickey and Dolly have been very lonely since William my child passed away so the best thing i decide on was to send them to a loving home .also i had an ear surgery that does not permit me to used phones at the moment. . i really count on you if you can be there for these puppies.

Please may i also ask you some few questions?

Where are you located? Are you a breeder?

Can you also promise that you will take good care of Mickey and Dolly ? How soon are you ready to have them home?

You will be interested in taking both of them or just one? At least with this information's, i will get to know better where they will be going to Thanks and waiting to read from you soon

Anonymous
#940829

I have just been emailing the same person about getting a golden retriever puppy. But when recieving the email from the "delivery" company which i never got and she sent it to me.

I realized something wasnt right as the money was meant to be sent to another country... i thought this was suspicious and so i looked at the website for USHIP and read through some information about fraud and they state that they do not take money through Western Union! After reading this i was so sure that it was a scam. I asked her to give me a number to talk to her but she didnt give it to me stating the same problems.

I recieved a call from someone who was supposedly from the delivery company( very strong accent, man) asking for the money and after i said that when i looked at the website and they do NOT take payments through Western Union he tried giving me excuses and then hanged up! The num was not Australian and there was no sound in the background so obviously was not at an airport. The lady previously had told me that she was from Greece but had moved to Australia in a previous email, lucky for me im greek so i started writting in greek and she told me to write in english so was obviously NOT Greek! She never gave me a phone number to talk to her stating she had just had an ear operation and couldnt talk.

There was a lot of sign that it was a scam but someone could easily fall for it. I even went to a Western Union office to send the money, put in all the details but before paying i had to search more about it as i had a really bad feeling about it. Im so glad a did a bit of research and saved myself $300.

Please people be careful of scams like these. Always make sure you speak to someone on the phone and dont send money to a foreign country!

Anonymous
#935294

she tried to do it with me selling lab puppies but my mom and my boyfriend told me it was a scam. so we did not pay the $200 that they wanted.

This is what they said:

We are impressed and happy you got back for the Pups and at this

moment we see you will provide all we need for the baby.

Thanks too

for assuring us that a puppy will be spoiled with love and affection.

When I read through your mail, I felt like we have found a home already for the puppies. The puppies are already ready for new homes. I am a hair dresser and recently got a new job in Salt Lake city, UT where i work now.so i am based now in Salt lake city,Utah but the apartment were i stay in, i have not been granted permission to stay with puppies by the owner..so puppies are not allowed in the apartment i stay.that is the reason we are trying to re-home the puppies. We work out here so much that there is little or no time to care for the puppies ,they are so lonely that we thought it wise to get them a new home.

So we are glad you are willing to give one of them just that home. Our main concern is that you give the puppy the attention and care that he/she needs.. You will be getting the puppy by tomorrow if we can sort out everything now and all you are paying is the delivery fee to your location and you are making the payment upfront to the delivery agency. We are not out to make money from them since they where just like our own children and have been our perfect companion, our main concern is to give them the best they ever want..

The puppy will come with registration papers, vet certificate, a one year health guarantee against puppies disease, a pedigree, up-to-date shots, crate,puppies care package (this includes food, training treats, a toy, and puppy's pads)well socialized and spoiled rotten. All shots and worming are up to date. we will equally need some information from you to prepare the puppy for Home delivery to your location OK .How ever, to proceed with this, you are requested to email us with your full delivery information that we shall be using to register the puppies for shipment to your address and this details include, Your Full names??? Your State????

Your City????? Your House Address??? Phone # ????? Closest Airport To you????

Zip Code???? So email us the following information we have asked from you.we will use the information for the shipping o.k. So flight to you will take approximately 5 hours as soon as we are complete ... As soon as we have these, I will immediately work on the adoption process and then go make arrangements for the shipping with any next available flight to your designated location.

they have all their papers so it is not a process.Upon arrival,you will be called by the delivery agent to make sure you are home so that he can hand over the baby to you in person or who ever is home. they will be delivered to you at your home. So get back to us soon with all the data required for the shipping so that we can start making all necessary arrangements. All you are requested to pay is $70 for transporting the puppy and the money is to be used to.

activate the flight ticket of the puppy. Giving a total of $200 for a puppy..* The puppy will be delivered at your door stairs so you don't have to go and pick the up at the airport. Hope to read from you soonest with the above details. Note: Please this details are very important and will be highly needed from you as soon as possible.

We shall copy this detail out and take the puppies to the delivery company and register the puppy and also this are the same details we have to replace in the puppy's OWNERSHIP Documents to proof that you are the new owner.

Many Thanks.. Waiting to read again from you as soon as you can Best regards.

Anonymous
#935075

She/he is doing it again with Akita pups

Anonymous
#934009

thanks for posting this!!! the same person

is trying to scam me for pomeranian puppies !!

I knew it was too good to be true so I decided to google the email and low and behold.... terrible!! the EXACT same thing is happening to me right now! she is still claiming to have cancer and message and 3 in the morning.

really long messages too. i was sooo not buying it when she sent me photos of a photo i had already seen on a trading posr earlier. sheesh youd think they'd get a new scam after already being caught out. probly from nigeria...

how do they afford computers to scam people then cry poverty for food and water. sympathy = 0 !!

Anonymous
#927333

Thank you for posting this. Without it I would have paid and also been disappointed.

I got the same emails see below which came from a Mrs Passy.

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Subject: Re: Havanese Puppies Puppies Ready...pics

Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2015 10:52:49 +1100

To: erricsonpassy@outlook.com

Hello my dear thanks for the mail and the interest you have in my puppies . the puppies have all the necessary documents, vaccination and micro chipped okay come with all papers and some playing toys. let me tell you about my self . Am 46 year old lady suffering from cancer and the babies were my only source of strength .So as much as I love them , I want them to be happy, that's why I am searching for a home that will be able to take very good care of them for me because am feeling now and don't have the strength to take good care of them anymore .

so i had to relocate to Perth for my cancer treatment okay so am not wanting money for these puppies i just need a home . if you can help take care of the shipping fee that is all you have to pay but if its to much for you i can assist okay but I need your assurance of taking good care of them. I am on my treatment so I will be seeing my doctor in a week's time so I need a home for them so I can concentrate on my treatment , also I have health issues that do not permit me to use a phone,I had an ear surgery I can only email you anytime .To ensure my that the babies goes to a loving and caring home i believe God will see me through so, i will be able to visit your location also ,get back to me with the answers to these few questions. -Are you a Christian Family?

-Do you have kids? -Do you have any experience with this breed? -Are you ready for them today? -Will you send us updates about her from time to time and pictures?

-Where are you located? Thanks and May God Bless You.

Anonymous
#934026
@AJG

this is the exact copy and paste message she sent me the scamming lunatic !!!

Anonymous
#940833
@AJG

I got the exact same email as this!

Anonymous
#950530
@AJG

I have just received email from ericcsonpassy also.

I asked for information about havanese puppies and they told me they're adopting them out after their young son died.

Fortunately, I hadn't sent money or further information.

Anonymous
#869984

OK, same scam here. Just happened today and I am pissed.

Promised us a Bengal kitten, 12 weeks old. This poor lady from Kentucky with kidney cancer couldn't keep her darling kitten.

Unfortunately, this scamster disappointed my child. As for her and her USHIP cohort (that sounds like he comes from the middle east), they can go ------------themselves.

Anonymous
#869569

I had the same problem. I want to pay the shipping company with credit card but the person who I have talked to about the puppy want me to pay in cash through money gram.

I got suspicious and play along. Lmao we had texts each for 2 days about the puppy and on the 3rd day I got a text at 7 o'clock in the morning from the puppy owner stating that the delivery company will call me in about 20 minutes. Sure enough the phone ring but I did not pick it up. 2 minutes later it ring again.

Lol 5 minutes later got a ring from someone in North Dakota and still did not answer my phone. Then 2 more ring but call say private lol. Still I didn't answer. So wait for 30 minutes and decided to call back the first number when i call back was International.

So I try number from North Dakota area and answering machine lol . Telling me to leave a message. Which I did buy yelling Scam!!! Fraud!!

Allah Akbar!!! Allah Akbar!!! And hang up. Lmao lol and now I'm text the puppy owner that I'm heading to one of the store to make a payment through money gram this morning and it's now 1 pm and still sitting at home in my underwear.

Lol the *** owner still texting me asking when I'm going good to make the payment . Lol ***.

Anonymous
#935296
@FUSCAMs

the guy who was calling me was like "u need to pay or you will be charged with puppy abandonment" and i was like "lol, i can't be charged with puppy abandonment unless i have the puppy in possession" so people do not be afraid when they say that k? they guy that called me was from Texas and i am in Washington lol....

Anonymous
#940417
@hyperchild96

He few months ago all the same *** happens to me with a trying to get a french bulldog puppy. The sad part is no one will help to put these guys in jail. When I called them back yelling at them for scamming people he laughed and said in very broken English I'll be taking your money to the club tonight.

Anonymous
#940836
@hyperchild96

Wow and they are doing the same to us here in Australia!

Anonymous
#868932

Same here..i just called that broken english speaking *** and told him to go *** himself...they wanted me give them $500. Through a pay card...lol they out of there minds