NC family falls victim to puppy scam

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Buying a new puppy should be simple: you find the one you want and you pay to bring him home. But it didn’t happen that way for one North Carolina family.

Seven-year-old Deziyah Benson was excited to get her birthday gift from her great-grandmother, Penny Glenn. It was going to be a new puppy, a Yorkie they found online.

Glenn responded to the ad and texted back and forth with the pup’s owner, who Glenn said texted her pictures of the dog.

Read more: WTVD

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