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.READ MORE: Winthrop Woman Found Dead On Camelback Mountain In Arizona
“This giveaway is neither affiliated with nor supported by Wegmans,” Jo Natale, Wegmans vice president of media relations, said in a statement Monday.READ MORE: Laundry Detergent Spills On I-495 After Rollover Crash In Wrentham, Causes Significant Delays
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.MORE NEWS: 'Definitely Concerned': Travelers At Logan Airport Cautious About Catching COVID Delta Variant On Summer Trips
Wegmans has dozens of stores in the northeast, including Massachusetts.