YOUR MONEY | How to avoid being swindled with pets

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(Photo: GALLO IMAGES/GETTY IMAGES)
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During the pandemic a host of undesirable practices have taken root.

With many people spending more time at home and more inclined to fork out money online to acquire four-legged or fea­thered friends, there’s been a sharp increase in online pet fraud around the world.

The best way to avoid being swindled in this way is to be alert to the warning signs.

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