The grocers that tweeted about the coupons are H-E-B, Kroger and Aldi UK. The posts by grocers about the coupons are below.
Eyewitness News is hearing several of these coupons have been floating around online and customers are showing up with full baskets at registers only to find out they're fake.
The following 50% coupon circulating online is fraudulent and not affiliated with H-E-B. Sorry for any confusion. https://t.co/svUUHVuuCM— H-E-B (@HEB) December 20, 2015
ALERT: We are aware that there is a hoax 40% off Aldi voucher being circulated. This post is fraudulent and cannot be redeemed in store. 1/2— Aldi Stores UK (@AldiUK) December 20, 2015
A similar coupon from the retailer Aldi has been circulating as well. Other retailer scam coupons from Kroger's, Kohl's, Best Buy to list a few appear on Facebook frequently. According to Newstalk1280, retailers scammers used to bait social media users into providing personal information and recruit others to do the same.