Investigators Track Down Puppy Scam Operator

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (CBS4) – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says they’ve tracked down a scammer who cheated a Highlands Ranch woman out of hundreds of dollars.

The woman, who did not want to be identified, thought she was buying a puppy from a reputable website.

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After wiring $1,300 to the breeder and not receiving a puppy, she realized she had been scammed. She was able to cancel the wire transfer for $850 but was out $450.

Investigators have not released any details about the suspect.

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