Chick-fil-A Gift Card Scam Targeting Consumers
A new scam targeting consumers and Chik-fil-A fans is circulating the internet. The scam asks you to answer a few questions, some of which ask for personal information. In return it claims that you will receive a complimentary $500 Chick-fil-A gift card.
This is believed to be an attempt by scammers to obtain personal and financial information from unsuspecting consumers.
The following is a statement posted on the official Chik-fil-A Facebook page:
"Hey Chick-fil-A fans, please be aware that there is a fictitious marketing campaign circulating the internet which asks for personal information in return for $500 Chick-fil-A gift cards. This program is in no way sponsored by or affiliated with Chick-fil-A or any of our independent Restaurant Operators."
Any consumer encountering such an offer by email or otherwise should not respond with any personal information, and immediately report the scam to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).