PATRICK COUNTY, VA – The Patrick County sheriff’s department says a woman has been scammed out of money after answering a puppies for sale Facebook post.
The department says it’s currently investigating the alleged scam that involves a man selling Yorkie puppies for $400.
A local woman sent the man a $150 deposit on one of the puppies.
The victim sent the deposit using the Zelle app as it was the only form of payment he would accept, according to authorities.
After the man got his money,…