What you need to know to protect yourself from falling prey to online pet scams

Anna Davlantes

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – OCTOBER 22: Rescue puppy Charlie is seen during a press conference at Parliament House on October 22, 2020 in Sydney, Australia. The NSW Government has announced the creation of a Puppy Factory Taskforce within the RSPCA to help stop the illegal breeding of puppies. The new Taskforce will consist of six RSPCA inspectors who will spend their time inspecting breeding facilities across the State to ensure they meet the NSW Government’s animal welfare requirements. (Photo by Jenny Evans/Getty Images)

Steve Bernas, President & CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois, joins Anna to talk about how online puppy scams are rising sharply amid the COVID-19 pandemic and what you need to know to protect yourself from being a victim of pet fraud.

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Anna Davlantes is a Chicago native, a seven-time Emmy Award-winning journalist who has broken major stories, passionately told small stories and exposed corruption that has prompted major investigations and reform. (Click for more.)
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