One of the country’s biggest supermarket chains Aldi have issued a warning to its customers after they were alerted about scam that is currently circulating on the internet.
The budget supermarket are advising customers to extra vigilant of the scam which involves emails being sent to customers saying they have been given a coupon worth €100.
Management at Aldi Ireland recently posted a message on their Facebook page to warn customers of the scam, which reads: “We have been notified that there is a hoax €100 off Aldi coupon being circulated. “This post is fraudulent and can not be redeemed in our stores. There are no money off vouchers currently in circulation apart from those that have appeared in the Sunday papers last weekend.
“For further information please contact our customer service team on 1800 991 828.”
Meanwhile a spokesman for the supermarket chain confirmed that the scam was only online: “This post refers to an online scam offering a €100 voucher. It was posted by an external source and is fraudulent.
“We will always post about any official partnerships and we advise never to engage with any third party offers without confirming their validity on our page.”