Now I Get It: Spotting social media coupon scams

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The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and while consumers are on the prowl for good deals via smartphones and computers, scammers are also on the prowl — to steal personal information. One tactic cybercriminals use is impersonating companies through social media, particularly through fake coupons that “phish” for sensitive information. Here are some tips — and red flags to watch out for while you search for shopping deals on social media.

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