In Connecticut, there have been more than 40 recorded puppy scams in 2020 costing residents more than $26,000.
Pets are getting a lot of people through the challenges and isolation of the pandemic. But some people are taking advantage of families looking for a puppy companion – the Better Business Bureau reports that puppy fraud has skyrocketed in recent months. Mary Crotty of Canton experienced it. “I live on social security and I’m out $1,600 and I’m going…