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Company Gives Up Fight Against Coupon Counterfeiters

Company Gives Up Fight Against Coupon Counterfeiters

The maker of Jack Link’s beef jerky has withdrawn its legal case against a trio of coupon counterfeiters that it can’t track down.

January 10, 2014 Coupons In The News
Coupons in the News: The Top Stories of 2013

Coupons in the News: The Top Stories of 2013

From the demise of doubles, to coupon crime, to changes in couponing itself, here’s a look back at the 10 biggest coupon news stories of 2013.

December 31, 2013 Coupons In The News
Woman Accused of Counterfeiting Coupons to Support Heroin Habit

Woman Accused of Counterfeiting Coupons to Support Heroin Habit

A Phoenix woman is charged with using more than $1 million worth of counterfeit coupons at Target to support her drug habit.

December 16, 2013 Coupons In The News
Couponers’ Greed Helps Those in Need

Couponers’ Greed Helps Those in Need

Hundreds of cans of seized baby formula obtained by counterfeit couponers are donated to charity.

November 29, 2013 Coupons In The News
Man Faces 20 Years For Counterfeit Kohl’s Coupons You Can Get for Free

Man Faces 20 Years For Counterfeit Kohl’s Coupons You Can Get for Free

A California man admits to making and selling fake Kohl’s coupons online – now he faces up to 20 years behind bars.

October 21, 2013 Coupons In The News
Alleged Bail-Jumping, Witness-Threatening Counterfeit Couponer Jailed

Alleged Bail-Jumping, Witness-Threatening Counterfeit Couponer Jailed

Next time you get arrested on charges of using tens of thousands of dollars worth of counterfeit coupons, it’s probably not a good idea to threaten to kill a witness, then jump bail and go driving around out of state without a license. But that’s just what 29-year-old Philadelphia resident Samir Muhana was accused of doing, in the months following[Read More…]

October 10, 2013 Coupons In The News
Walmart Worker Busted for Coupon Fraud on the Job

Walmart Worker Busted for Coupon Fraud on the Job

Oh, Walmart workers, when will you learn that coupon crime never pays? Well, actually, it appears to pay very well – at least until you’re caught. That’s what Elgin, Texas resident Cindy Hufford has become the latest to find out. The 42-year-old former employee of a Walmart store in North Austin has been formally charged with stealing more than $70,000[Read More…]

October 3, 2013 Coupons In The News
Home Depot Couponer Arrested for Bogus BOGOs

Home Depot Couponer Arrested for Bogus BOGOs

Couponing isn’t just for the ladies anymore – and neither, it appears, is counterfeit couponing. While the Coupons in the News archives are filled with stories of women behaving badly at the grocery store, a New York man has allegedly gotten in on the counterfeit couponing action in a most manly way – by using fake coupons to buy thousands[Read More…]

September 27, 2013 Coupons In The News
Mail Carrier Accused of Stealing Her Customers’ Kohl’s Coupons

Mail Carrier Accused of Stealing Her Customers’ Kohl’s Coupons

Coupons for Kohl’s are like those infamous coupons for Bed, Bath & Beyond – they’re always showing up in your mailbox. But for some residents of a suburban Detroit community, they suddenly stopped coming. Not because Kohl’s didn’t like them anymore, but because their letter carrier allegedly liked Kohl’s a little too much. In a criminal complaint filed in federal[Read More…]

August 29, 2013 Coupons In The News
Dozens of eBay Sellers Targeted, as Counterfeit Coupon Case Goes Cold

Dozens of eBay Sellers Targeted, as Counterfeit Coupon Case Goes Cold

Seller beware: You may not have created the coupons you’re hawking on eBay, but if they turn out to be counterfeit, you could be the one in trouble while the actual counterfeiter gets off scot-free. That seems to be the case so far in the federal lawsuit that snack maker Link Snacks filed earlier this year. The search for the[Read More…]

July 15, 2013 Coupons In The News
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