And the variety of tricks scammers use is expanding rapidly, creating a challenge for law enforcement and animal protection groups to keep pace.
Police even fear that organized crime might be behind some of the incidents.
We touched on this topic in one of our earlier issues covering pet scams: 7 Top Pet Scams That Cost Money and Even Animal Lives.
Back then it was just a case of buying and reselling animals in what might otherwise be regarded as a legitimate business.
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