With various Covid-19 restrictions in place, pet scams have become a way criminals will try to get money from you for non-existent animals. Most likely, they will have the pet you desire and will use emotional pressure to force you to send the funds faster.
If you are about to purchase a pet online, please make sure to have a video call to see the pet and the sellers.
There is a dedicated website collecting reports from scammed people. Click here to check the reputation of the page you are planning to use and read reviews in advance.