RUFF GO: Police Investigating Puppy Scam

Victims across Australia

18 January 2018

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Police are currently investigating after a number of victims came forward regarding a puppy scam.

According to Victoria Police, it is understood that victims are asked to deposit cash into a bank account for a puppy, including interstate transport, insurance and registration fees.

Despite making the payments, victims don't receive a dog or their money back.

Investigators believe that there may be many victims across Australia, dating back to the beginning of 2017.

The following images have been released showing the dogs advertised.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at

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