I have also come across this, but after doing further inquiries I found the puppies were not as portrayed. I was asked to make a deposit to come see them and then they would make the appointment. I'm not saying this person you are dealing with is not above board but believe a good breeder would allow you to at least come to see the puppies and facility they were being raised in - even in the current COVID conditions. You may not be able to touch them but at least would be able to see conditions and see mom/dad. There are a lot of scammers out there and buyer beware, which is why I asked so many questions and verified there was a reason for the wait. I was really hoping for a different outcome and that there might be a place to find a puppy online but if you do your research and look at reviews you find Parvo or sick animals. It is sad but these people know their stuff, I have read a lot about it (not that it is all accurate). The bottom line if you want a purebred is to be patient and wait the only other option is to go to your local shelters to find a new fur baby. You might have to wait there too until the right one shows up.