Your Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning consumers about a new Facebook scam that people are falling for. A coupon that you think might get you a good deal at Lowe’s home improvement store is phony and is identical to previous schemes involving Home Depot, Costco, Amazon and Kroger.
The scam appears as a promotion for a Mother's Day coupon offering customers $50 off their next purchase.
The "coupon" appears as a shared link on your Facebook account. Once you click the post to claim your coupon, you are taken to a fake Lowe's website. However, this page is actually a fake survey designed to gather personal information and Lowe's has confirmed it is in no way affiliated with it.
BBB offers these tips for helping you identify a scam on Facebook:
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