Alert issued regarding back-to-school shopping scams

Individuals are advised to be wary of counterfeit coupons circulating on social media platforms.

News 12 Staff

Aug 9, 2023, 12:09 PM

Updated 291 days ago

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As the new school year approaches, families are being cautioned against falling victim to back-to-school shopping scams.
The state's Consumer Protection Division is advising consumers to pay close attention to return and refund policies.
If a refund policy is not clearly posted, customers are typically entitled to a full refund or store credit within 30 days of purchase, provided they possess a receipt.
Credit cards and gift cards are recommended for transactions due to their heightened fraud protection.
Furthermore, individuals are advised to be wary of counterfeit coupons circulating on social media platforms.


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