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Coupon scam targets Publix chain

A popular grocery store chain is the target of a new online scam. And the scam isn't a new one. 

This time Publix is the company involved.

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According to WTVJ, there's a Facebook post that promises a coupon supposedly for Publix that offers $100 off a purchase of $120 or more. 

But it is too good to be true.

Publix went online to its Facebook page to say the deal isn't real and the post is only a scam.

There is a fraudulent Publix coupon circulating on social media that states "$100 off your purchase of $120 or more"....

Posted by Publix on Sunday, July 12, 2015

Recently, the discount grocery store chain Aldi was the company featured on a similar scam.

According to WSYR, you were to share and comment on the post to get a coupon for $100 off a bill of $120.

But after sharing and commenting, all you get is offers to sign up for credit cards and other subscriptions, WSYR reported.

Experts told WTVJ that users should not click on the Publix link because it is not known if the link contains malicious code.

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