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23rd Nov 2017

Aldi Ireland warn customers about fake voucher scam doing the rounds on WhatsApp

Aldi are investigating.

Conor Heneghan


It goes without saying, but don’t fall for it.

Aldi Ireland have warned customers to beware of a fraudulent voucher scam purporting to offer a voucher worth €150 as part of a ‘Christmas celebration’.

The scam involves a message sent on WhatsApp and other messaging services which reads: “ALDI is giving away €150 Free Voucher to everyone on christmas Celebration, go here to get it”, followed by a link that, when clicked, asks claimants to share the offer with 20 friends/groups on WhatsApp before entering their address to claim the voucher in 1-2 days by mail.

Aldi Ireland issued an alert via their Twitter account on Thursday which read: “ALERT: There’s a hoax €150 Aldi voucher offer circulating through messaging services including WhatsApp.

“This offer is FRAUDULENT and CANNOT be redeemed in our stores. Please do not click the link. We’re investigating.”

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