Wildlife Mission Scam: Beware

FRAUD ALERT! Sea Turtle Conservancy have reported having issues with a certain company called Wildlife Mission located at wildlifemission.co, claiming they have a partnership with STC when they DO NOT. Please do not purchase anything from Wildlife Mission. Their ads are all over Facebook and STC has been getting contacted about them repeatedly because people are not receiving their merchandise or aren't able to "track a turtle" as Wildlife Mission claims.

Wildlife Mission Scam  Beware

Sea Turtle Conservancy would appreciate if you visit their Facebook page and report them so they can try to get their page removed: https://www.facebook.com/wildlifemission/

When shopping to support sea turtles, check out the list on Sea Turtle Conservancy website of companies they receive donations from. Some smaller companies may send Sea Turtle Conservancy a one-time donation for a particular time period and those companies are not listed here. Sea Turtle Conservancy try to keep this list updated as they form new partnerships but feel free to contact them if you ever have any questions!

About Wildlife Mission

Wildlife Mission located at wildlifemission.co

Wildlife Mission

1 (800) 426-9015

3101 N. Central Avenue, Suite 183 #287, Phoenix, AZ, 85012 USA.


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October 23, 2020 at 5:18 AM by
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an anonymous user from: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Good day, I purchased a ring I AM ENOUGH from Wild Life Mission and until today have never received the merchant and nobody replies to my emails.

Very disappointed.


July 18, 2020 at 10:10 AM by
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"On May 5th I purchased some items for a gift. These items never came in I've tried numerous times to contact these people. They kept claiming that the Covid-19 issue was backing up the orders. support@wildlifemission.co. I was looking up their company this morning and found that that they are a scam. I just want to report this to you. I'm going to try to see if my bank can get my money back to me.

Thank you,


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July 17, 2020 at 8:13 AM by
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an anonymous user from: Milnthorpe, England, United Kingdom

I placed an order for a locket from Wildlife Mission on the 9th April 2020, however after watching the item’s progress using the tracking code supplied its progress stopped abruptly on 27th April 2020 15:00 in London with a status of “delivery to local courier” and there has been no sign of any movement since.

In view of the problems surrounding Corvid-19 we were patient but on 14th May 2020 I e-mailed Wildlife Mission. A week later I got the reply saying “We suggest you contact your local post office to get an update for your item. Just provide the tracking code below” and re-quoting the same tracking no. I wrote back saying that this was unacceptable as a reply and requesting them to shed light on who the "local" courier was however no reply has ever been received. I tried to obtain the information from 17track.net again to no avail. The whole thing appears to be a scam with a few delays built in to make sure they get away with the proceeds.



June 3, 2020 at 7:38 AM by
Wildlife Mission Scam: Beware
an anonymous user from: Ajman, United Arab Emirates

Unfortunately, I also got scammed by this organization. I only found out recently after looking them up for online reviews. Bought some items last March and didn't get any of the items. Their email replies matches the ones you mentioned here. They told me the items got lost and they don't know how. They will try to ship it again and never did. They cannot refund since they donated the money.

I reported them to the Federal Trade Commission in the US as well as with the Anti-fraud Dept in Canada. You can also file a complaint on Shopify. I saw in their emails that they are using this for their store. Go to the Shopify website and under Contact-> Help Center->Contact Shopify Support-> Get support as a customer of a Shopify store


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Wildlife Mission Scam: Beware