Lost dog scams bite online users

Friday, 22 July 2005, 3:11 PM EST

Scammers have taken a traditional double-cross played on owners of lost dogs to the Internet.

In recent years, said the FidoFinder.com site -- a dog-discovery site where owners can post rewards and finders can post notices -- people have preyed on owners of lost canines by demanding reward money for the return of a pet. In actuality, it's all a scam: the bogus bounty hunter never found the dog, but only used the information on lost dog posters to pretend.

At Security Pipeline.

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