Hy-Vee warns customers about a grocery giveaway scam

10 months 2 weeks 3 days ago March 04, 2016 Mar 4, 2016 Friday, March 04 2016 Friday, March 04, 2016 3:51:00 PM CST in News
By: Fan Feng, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Hy-Vee Inc. warned customers Friday about a fraudulent grocery giveaway post on social media. The post says people will receive $150 worth of groceries for their birthday.

It is circulating on Facebook and Twitter, but the giveaway is not affiliated with or supported by Hy-Vee. The company urges customers to not engage with the scam website or provide their personal information.

People who have clicked on the scam link and provided their personal information should scan their computer for viruses and malware and change any password information, the company said.

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