No puppy love after conman goes walkies; THEJUDGE I'LL GET IT SORTED vnjfonvfklv.Dog lover Margaret Fraser is fuming after being duped by an internet conman selling six-week-old pups.
She spotted an online ad for a toy poodle poodle, popular breed of dog probably originating in Germany but generally associated with France, where it has been raised for centuries. There are three varieties, differing in size only. and paid pounds 360 to Kelvin Dodman, who claimed to live on the Isle of Man Noun 1. Isle of Man - one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea
British Isles - Great Britain and Ireland and adjacent islands in the north Atlantic .
But when he demanded pounds 750 for "travel insurance" she realised she'd been had.
Margaret, 42, of Greenock, who aready has a poodle, Ted, said: "I alerted the police and Trading Standards and it turns out he's in Cameroon in Africa and this is a well-known con. I want to warn other people."
Margaret's bank, Lloyds TSB, sympathised but were unable to claw back her cash.
They called in their fraud team and put a block on the earmarked funds. But as Margaret made the first payment by debit card debit card, card that allows the cost of goods or services that are purchased to be deducted directly from the purchaser's checking account. They can also be used at automated teller machines for withdrawing cash from the user's checking account. , it couldn't be refunded.
Lloyds said: "Miss Fraser made one payment but others never went through. If there was fraud on the actual account we could refund, but unfortunately it is not appropriate here." You have been warned.
PET LOVER Margaret with Ted