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My Tegu

Discussion in 'Black and White Tegu Discussion' started by Iron Soldier91, Sep 21, 2018.

  1. Iron Soldier91

    Iron Soldier91 New Member

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    My Tegu never arrive after I paid the seller name Devin. He just scammed me for money. Avoid this scammer.
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    Walter1 Moderator Staff Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    I am a moderator. Facts of this sort of matter can be sorted on Faunaclassified's BOI. Once sorted there or elsewhere, report back here. Until then, accusations only and will be deleted.
  3. Iron Soldier91

    Iron Soldier91 New Member

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    I share my experience as reptile owner as well as a buyer. This is my first experience being scam and totally caught surprise. Before I realized I was scammed, another member made comment about Devin posting red Tegu. I became concern. If you find my comment is accusation without merit, please delete my post and thanks for the info. Just to create Tegu scammed awareness is one of Tegu talk member. I apologized for creating an awareness to the members and thanks for the info.
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  4. Zyn

    Zyn Active Member

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    For Tegus and reptiles in general there are a lot of scammers. I wouldn’t suggest buying from anyone that isn’t a reputable breeder or buy from a local show. Fauna has a great list of breeders. Most threads created on any rehomming threads I tend to stay clear of.
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  5. Iron Soldier91

    Iron Soldier91 New Member

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    Greatly appreciated the info. Lesson learned. I ordered a Tegu this time from Tegusonly.com and I hope I get my Very first Tegu. Thanks again
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    Walter1 Moderator Staff Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    You'll get a quality animal from a quality guy with Rodney. My four are from him.

    Eager to see a photo of him/her when settled in.
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  7. Iron Soldier91

    Iron Soldier91 New Member

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    I’m ordering today.
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    Ginny Mastandrea New Member

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    That’s where I got mine and you WILL get it! Sorry for being taken. It’s happened to all of us in one way or another. Not just reptiles
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    Wes Dolatta New Member

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    I only buy at reptile shows and from people I know never buy on line to risky, almost got burned on a chameleon one time never again
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  10. Iron Soldier91

    Iron Soldier91 New Member

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    I’ve never have problem in the past. I adopted my Savanna Monitor 17 years ago via online paid the owner and He hand deliver to me. But this is really a lesson learn. $175 is just a pocket change but for the scammer is a worthless integrity. That was a cheap shot of scamming people.
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  11. Barbara Whyman

    Barbara Whyman New Member

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    My tegu is from Rodney Irwin (tegusonly) not only will you get a tegu but you are rescuing it from Florida killing it as an invasive species that’s him in the picture.