Fair Go: Sophisticated puppy scam taking advantage of lockdown loneliness

People in Australia have lost nearly $300,000 to puppy scams this year alone.

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Australians have lost nearly $300,000 to the scams this year alone, and New Zealand isn’t immune either, Fair Go reports. Source: Fair Go

It seems adorable animals combined with lockdown loneliness is a weak spot for lots of us.

Of course we're not immune to that on this side of the ditch either.

And a warning, Pippa Wetzell's story doesn't have a happy ending, but it does have cute puppies.