An Alexandria woman looking to buy a puppy was scammed by a Facebook contact who blocked her after she made a deposit, according to police.
On September 17, the victim agreed on buying a puppy from a Facebook friend for $300. The victim provided $175 as a deposit via Cash App, but when she went to pick up the puppy at the agreed location the suspect allegedly blocked the buyer on Facebook.
“(The suspect) never responded and (the victim) was not refunded the $175,” police reported in a search warrant.
No arrest has been made.
Over the summer, Alexandria Police also investigated a woman scammed of $15,000 by a Facebook friend.
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