Aldi coupon scam hits Facebook


A scam circulating on Facebook involves on the discount grocery store chain Aldi.

According to WSYR, if you share and comment on the post, you’re supposed to get a coupon for $100 off a bill of $120.

How the scam works

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But after sharing and commenting, all you get is offers to sign up for credit cards and other subscriptions.

The image used on the post is similar to a real Aldi coupon.

The Better Business Bureau told WSYR that anyone can copy a brand, and that logos are easily available online. 

How can you protect yourself on Facebook click-and-share deals?

The BBB told WSYR to use a double-window technique, keeping the offer open in one window, while researching it in the second.

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