You are here: Home - Household Bills - News -

Warning over fake £250 Aldi vouchers

0
Written by:
06/05/2020
Shoppers are being urged to watch out for fake Aldi vouchers doing the rounds on social media.

The coupons promise a free £250 voucher in exchange for clicking on a link and providing personal details.

They have been widely spread on Twitter, WhatsApp, Facebook and email.

However, Aldi has confirmed it is not running any such promotion.

An Aldi spokesperson said: “The vouchers being circulated online are fraudulent. We advise customers to ignore these adverts and not to share any personal information.”

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a huge surge in scam activity as criminals seek to exploit people during a time of heightened vulnerability.

Tactics include sending fake emails from HMRC offering tax rebates, social media quizzes requesting personal data, and doorstep criminals pretending to be healthcare professionals offering bogus coronavirus testing services.

If you have been a victim of fraud, you can report it to Action Fraud using its online reporting tool.

There are 0 Comment(s)

If you wish to comment without signing in, click your cursor in the top box and tick the 'Sign in as a guest' box at the bottom.

Flight cancelled or delayed? Your rights explained

With no sign of the problems in UK aviation easing over the peak summer period, many will worry whether holida...

Rail strikes: Your travel and refund rights

Thousands of railway workers will strike across three days this week, grinding much of the transport system to...

How your monthly bills could rise as the base rate reaches 1.25%

The Bank of England has raised the base rate to 1.25% as predicted – the fifth consecutive rise in just six ...

What will happen if rates change

How your finances will be impacted by a rise in interest rates.

Regular Savings Calculator

Small regular contributions can build up nicely over time.

Online Savings Calculator

Work out how your online savings can build over time.

DIY investors: 10 common mistakes to avoid

For those without the help and experience of an adviser, here are 10 common DIY investor mistakes to avoid.

Mortgage down-valuations: Tips to avoid pulling out of a house sale

Down-valuations are on the rise. So, what does it mean for home buyers, and what can you do?

Five tips for surviving a bear market mauling

The S&P 500 has slipped into bear market territory and for UK investors, the FTSE 250 is also on the edge. Her...

Money Tips of the Week