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Watch Out for This Heartless Scam

Amid reports of fraudulent activities targeting distraught pet owners in San Francisco, the city’s Animal Care and Control warns residents of a scam that preys on their hope and desperation to return lost pets. The agency is urging vigilance and caution in order to prevent further victimization. Posing as shelter workers, the scammers are reportedly contacting individuals who have posted about their lost pets on social media platforms. The con artists are sophisticated, using a…

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