TROY, Mich. (FOX 2) – It took thousands of dollars and police report, but Jon Pier finally got his Shi Tzu puppy.
Everything started a couple of weeks ago after the death of his two dogs Gracie and Sophie.
“I was scammed trying to buy dogs,” said Pier. “Basically two-thirds of me went out the window for a few weeks.”
But he soon found two new dogs Frank Jr. and Charlie on FurShitzuPuppies.com.
“So I went on the internet and found these two in Montana, and they responded to me via text,” he said.
The texts started out legitimate – breaking down the costs to ship them to his house in Troy. But then the price kept going up.
“They need to be crated, it’s $1,000 a crate (they…