Don't fall victim of this fake "Target" text over free groceries

Thursday, May 21, 2020
Don't fall for this free Target grocery scam
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Here's what could happen if you click the link in a widespread scam text offering $175 of free groceries from Target.

Target shoppers, if you get a text about an offer that sounds a little too good to be true, it probably is.

The popular retail company is warning its customers about a fake text which claims they can get up $175 worth of free groceries this week due to the coronavirus pandemic. The text also includes a link that takes you to a website to claim your groceries in order to get your information.

On their website, Target says to make sure you're careful and to not respond to online ads or websites offering free gift cards.

If you've received the scam text, make sure you report it to the Federal Trade Commission.


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