Puppy scams hitting South Dakotans

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Scammers are busy at work and this time they are playing on people’s emotions.

The latest scam during the coronavirus outbreak focuses on puppies.

Jessie Schmidt, South Dakota State Director of the Better Business Bureau, talked about details.

She said that these scams are especially difficult, because it involves an emotional commitment.

Schmidt said the best thing is to work with adoption centers in order to obtain animals.