Lost: Unknown Unknown (ALL AREAS)

  • Dog ID 130026
  • Status Lost
  • Registered 04 Jun 2018
  • Name SCAM WARNING
  • Gender & Breed Unknown Unknown
  • Age
  • Colour
  • Marks & Scars
  • Tagged Unknown
  • Microchipped Unknown
  • Tattooed Unknown
  • Date Lost 01 Jun 2018
  • Where Lost ALL AREAS BE AWARE
  • Lost In Post Area ALL AREAS
  • Date Reunited
  • Other Info SCAMMERS CONTACTING MISSING PET OWNERS. IF THIS HAPPENS TO YOU PLEASE EMAIL STOLEN@DOGLOST.CO.UK WITH AS MUCH INFORMATION AS POSSIBLE INCLUDING SCREENSHOTS OF ANY MESSAGES IF POSSIBLE
  • Phone 1 08448003220
  • Phone 2
  • Listed By CJ - Police Liaison Co-ordinator
  • Views 8836
  • SCAM WARNING Poster Image
  • SCAM WARNING Extra Image

 

Sightings and Information

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DogLostLisaP - Administrator, Head Office
Thank you to everyone who is sending us the details of contact, please keep sending as the numbers change regularly. We have a lot of information & are working with the police on the overall issue, when reporting your own experiences to the local police please let us know the incident number so we can let them know the full picture, thoughts are with owners affected y this cruel scam x
Michele
Hello, I am Dana’s mum ref 101412. I’ve just received a text. They said they know where my dog is and that if I pay £15 upfront and they will give me the name and address. Then I am to pay another £10 when I collect. I haven’t responded. I can send you further details and screen shots of the messages. I feel numb. 😢Last edited: 2018-11-20 20:48:54 by Michele
DogLostClaire Gresty - North West & Police Liaison Coordinator
More today for Fred’s owner (Chihuahua BL1 area).
DogLostkaren14568 - Area Co-ordinator, West London
More today!
DogLostLisa P - Regional Co-ordinator, Central
This is still happening & the numbers are changing, please if you are contacted email us at stolen@doglost.co.uk with as much information as possible, including screenshots of messages if possible, we can confirm if the number you hear from has contacted other owners x
BigGSDPatlucky

BAD PEOPLE ABOUTLast edited: 2018-11-04 22:11:08 by Patlucky
Elaine Tinker and Hemps mum
I have been targeted too. How can people be so cruel.

I have sent email to stolen@doglost.co.uk
Also sent the phone number that was used.

Fingers crossed these heartless people can be caught xxxx
DogLostLisa P - Regional Co-ordinator, Central
Thank you Helen, please can you ask the owner to send all details to stolen@doglost.co.uk including the details of their dog & we can ensure the details are added to our log x
HelperHelen Dog SOS Derbyshire
One of our owners had a phone call on Sunday, has been reported number wasn’t withheld though
DogLostClaireC - Area Volunteer, Buckinghamshire
Shared UK wide
DogLostMajorjet (Jan) - Area Co-ordinator, North West
Bumped page.
DogLostkaren14568 - Area Co-ordinator, West London
2 of my owners in the last hour have had a phone call from withheld number. Man demanding £1000 - when asked for photo or pushed for more info puts phone down
DogLostHelen - Regional Co-ordinator East Anglia.
And another, poor owner in Suffolk, have sent details on to our Police Co-ords.
DogLostOwl- Area Co-ordinator, Sherwood Forest
Another one today. Have spoken to Jayne about it.
DogLostJayne - Administrator, Head Office
And today!
DogLostLisaP - Administrator, Head Office
Thank you Patlucky, please can you ask the owner who received the call to email the details to stolen@doglost.co.uk or send them in on their behalf if they already gave them to you please x
BigGSDPatlucky
There was a scam call at Wickford a couple of days ago
DogLostLisa P - Regional Co-ordinator, Central
If this has happened to you please email all the information you have to stolen@doglost.co.uk - Thank you x
DogLostkaren14568 - Area Co-ordinator, West London
http://blog.doglost.co.uk/scammer-texts-asking-for-money-for-release-of-dogs/

One of our Owners last night!!! We have a lot of details to compare if anyone else has any instances in their area. This makes us really mad!!!!!
DogLostCJ - Police Liaison Co-ordinator
Not sure at all??

I checked the rescue you mention and number is 01905 610953.


The number being used by scammers has been searched

PHONE NUMBER: 07923915972
07923 915972
Type: Mobiles
Mobile phone network: O2
Average rate:Dangerous
Number of searches:879
Last checked:12 hours ago 🕓
Sydneysmum
I'm confused - please advise

The number you have listed as being the one used by these scum'bags ??
It belongs to

**RESCUE NAME REMOVED**

How can that be??

DogLostSarah - Twitter Co-ordinator & Area Co-ordinator, Cambridgeshire
Tweeted @DogLostUK
https://twitter.com/DoglostUK/status/1003573708454277120
DogLostShelties Mum - Area Volunteer, Kent
How low can you stoop? Totally disgusting.
DogLostJytte - Area Volunteer, West Yorkshire
I have added the graphic to the NE group page
Sue
This happened to me in Scunthorpe. It was very distressing. Please be careful
DogLostHelen - Regional Co-ordinator East Anglia.
Shared to Dog Lost Norfolk and Suffolk and also Dog Lost Cambridge facebook groups.
DogLostGeoffA - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Shared Scottish groups, Cornwall, Northumberland and Durham.
DogLostMillypod (Chris) - Administrative Volunteer
Sharing Twitter.x
DogLostJulie - Social Media Team, Surrey
Shared to Dog Lost Surrey and South London FB pages
DogLostLisa P - Regional Co-ordinator, Central
Shared on FB to All Central Doglost Groups & Tweeted x
DogLostCJ - Police Liaison Co-ordinator
Warning to all owners of Missing Pets. Scammers are making contact stating they know where your pet is and need money before they inform you of where.
POLICE AWARE in areas reported to them.
Number being used is 07923915972 but no doubt this will change.
ANY OWNERS getting any suspicious calls are advised to contact doglost.
Admin
Sorry to see that SCAM WARNING is missing.
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