Fact check Walmart Free 85 percent Off Coupon Facebook Scam
Yet another coupon giveaway scam is hitting Facebook. This version claims that giant US retail chain Walmart is giving everyone a free 85% off coupon as a means of celebrating shopping week.
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Viral on Social Media:
Walmart is giving Free 85% off Coupon to Everyone today to celebrate Shopping Week
Share & Comment "Thanks Walmart" on this video to get your coupon. Once Your share & comment is confirmed we will send your coupon to your inbox within 5 hours.
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Ayupp fact check – This is spam news.
The post instructs you to share and comment on a promotional video, like the associated Facebook Page, and click a link to register your entry.
However, the post is fraudulent. It is not associated with Walmart and those who participate have no chance of getting the promised coupon. Like the countless other fake giveaways that have preceded it, the post is designed to trick people into spamming their Facebook friends and submitting their personal information on scam survey sites.
Facebook scammers are increasingly using video as a means of reaching even more victims.
Walmart has not associated any such video for any offers as such.