Benson Williams, Kate and Wayn in England A list of recent Pet Care specific online scams received through email by PUPS members.
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Benson Williams, Kate and Wayn in England

by Forum Member » Sun Sep 12, 2010 6:47 pm

From: benson Williams [mailto:ben_williams01@me.com]
Sent: Sunday, September 12, 2010 6:44 PM
To: Undisclosed recipients:
Subject: Pet sitter wanted!

Hello,

Ben is my name.A lovely father of two{Kate and Wayn}.We are relocating from England to your state in USA in couple of weeks to come {10th of Oct}.But kate,wayn and my two awesome Dog will be coming two weeks before my own arrival.This is because of a seminar I need to attend in capital city of france{Paris}.I will like you to pet-sit my Dogs just for that two weeks before I arrived.My Pets listen to instruction when you impose it on them and also very friendly.
I will be very glad if you can provide me your Zip-code so i can arrange for a house or an apartment very close to you just for
conviniency.Kindly let me know your price per hour.I will need your service just for 3hours daily.Let me know the convinient time between7am and 8pm to pet-sit my two lovely pet.

Thanks...Await your response as soon as possible

Benson.

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by Forum Member » Sun Sep 12, 2010 8:49 pm

yep i got this one too... :evil:

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by Forum Member » Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:56 pm

Just got it today.

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by Forum Member » Wed Sep 15, 2010 11:49 am

Me too. Ben no speaky da engrish good. Or the Queens English for that matter. Not making fun of accents in general, my husband has one. It just cracks me up these guys act like English is their primary language but have horrible grammar. Google translator or babel Fish could do a better job.

This guy also sounds like the Alsation guy.

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by Forum Member » Wed Sep 15, 2010 12:00 pm

I know you're not supposed to feed the trolls but sometimes it's fun...

My response to Benson:
Please send a deposit of $5000 US dollars in advance please. No checks, money orders or cashiers chec.. You can send the cash via US Post, Fed-ex or via Western Union. Again, US dollars only.

Thanks!

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by Forum Member » Thu Sep 16, 2010 7:01 am

And this is why it's fun...

Benson's response:

Hello,

You dont even need to work again......F##k off
(without the hash marks)

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

At least he said hello first

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by Forum Member » Fri Sep 17, 2010 1:11 am

I always respond and hope to get a good response like that! Lucky ducky!

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by Forum Member » Mon Sep 20, 2010 2:25 pm

Got it too. Benson even went so far as sending a picture of 2 Boxers with a description of what the dogs eat. Anyone hear of Turkey and Spicey Magma Meal? Are the dogs even still alive after this kind of meal?

Not sure how his dogs can possibly be in all our states at the same time!

Beware of this guy!!!

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by Forum Member » Wed Sep 22, 2010 11:33 am

Ha! I got the same email from "Ben", same description and pictures of the boxers and same instructions on feeding them. I get scam emails frequently enough that I've seen many variations.

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by Forum Member » Wed Sep 22, 2010 11:37 am

Exceptional Pet Sitting wrote:Me too. Ben no speaky da engrish good. Or the Queens English for that matter. Not making fun of accents in general, my husband has one. It just cracks me up these guys act like English is their primary language but have horrible grammar. Google translator or babel Fish could do a better job.

This guy also sounds like the Alsation guy.


EXACTLY! I was thinking the same, if he's from England then why is his "english" so horrible. I have been corresponding with him, sometimes I just delete these emails, sometimes I take it as far as they'll go, just for fun.

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Ben Williams, two boxers

by Forum Member » Sun Sep 26, 2010 2:20 pm

I have been talking to this guy since Sept. 16, 2010 about caring for his two boxers in mid Oct. I thought it sounded fishy, so I decided to check out the scams posted here and found him.

Thanks for confirming my suspicions.

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EXPERIENCED PETSITTER / DOGWALKER NEEDED FOR BELLA!!!!

by Forum Member » Mon Sep 27, 2010 6:23 am

This one is fishy but not as fishy as previous ones:

Hello,
I'm urgently seeking an experienced,dedicated pet sitter to watch over my cute little pet, a SAMOYED dog Bella by name.I'm flexible with start time,but preferably between 10AM - 3PM(MONDAY- FRIDAYS).Services would start at the middle of OCTOBER 25TH - NOVEMBER 24TH. What's your precise LOCATION? I need to know so as to know how close you are and also to make arrangements for the task.
A prompt response, via evansmith1000@gmail.comwould be appreciated.
Regards,


He's asking for my location instead of telling me where he lives, that's fishy. Also, the email is to me and 4 other local sitters. Samoyed is in caps instead of the name Bella, he says "the task" just doesn't sound like a pet owner. I think I just answered my own question!

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