Indianapolis-area resident Elizabeth Arroyo got her lost dog Raiden back after seeing him advertised for sale on Craigslist, one of three apparent cases of criminals seeking to "flip" lost or stolen pets in a recent week, says Danielle Beck, who runs a website for owners of lost pets. Authorities say microchipping pets and keeping registry information up-to-date may be the best way to protect them from flippers by proving ownership.

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