BOSTON (CBS) – Wegmans supermarkets want shoppers to know about a scam that’s making the rounds on Facebook.

The fraudulent Facebook post shows an image of a Wegmans store with a false claim that the company is giving away a free $200 grocery coupon.

“This giveaway is neither affiliated with nor supported by Wegmans,” Jo Natale, Wegmans vice president of media relations, said in a statement Monday.

The company, which is based in Rochester, New York, was alerted to the scam Monday when an employee questioned the validity of the post.

“We’re actively working to have this fraudulent post removed from Facebook. We urge consumers not to click it, share it, or provide any personal information,” Natale said.

Wegmans has dozens of stores in the northeast, including Massachusetts.


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