Don’t be Fooled
Criminals steal your money and business identities!
Consumers aren’t the only victims of identity theft. Cyber thieves steal business identities and wreck solid reputations. They hid behind roaming internet addresses, fake street addresses and U.S. phone numbers forwarded overseas. AARK Air, a recent victim of an internet imposter, wants customers that internet thieves copy legitimate websites and lure people into purchasing puppies, kittens and other pets.
These people are internet imposters and imitators. They steal business identities and misrepresent themselves as AARK Air and other legitimate pet transporters. There is only one AARK Air International animal pet mover. We are a pet moving service for relocating family pets. Our registered website is aarkair.com.
AARK Air is an IATA air cargo agency which moves pets for relocating families across the U.S. and around the world. AARK Air does not do business with people selling animals.
These cyber criminals steal the identities of reputable pet shippers to appeal to your soft side and steal your money. They want you to use Western Union, Money Gram, or send gift cards to pay for this fictional pet. After money is sent, you can’t get it back. To buy a pet, talk with the actual breeder. Get to know them. Visit with the local breeder. Ask questions. Ask for a minimum of three satisfied customer phone numbers and call them. A cyber pet seller will never share the name of the breeder or a telephone contact number.
The American Kennel Club hosts an online source for reputable AKC-registered breeders at marketplace.akc.org.
There are ways pet lovers can effectively fight back. If you are the victim of a scam, contact any of the following agencies to identify the validity of the pet seller. There are no free puppies or free lunches. If you are a victim of an internet imposter, report it.