If you were one of those going to Kroger today for a “massive grocery donation … for free”, don’t bother because it’s fake news.
On Christmas Eve, Kroger tweeted that all the Facebook posts that promise many types of groceries to four “lucky” families are fake and do not share the deception.
Hi Autumn! This is a fake Kroger Facebook page. We are aware of this fraudulent site and are trying to address this issue. We recommend that you do not participate in posting and we appreciate your protection.
– Kroger (@kroger) December 24, 2019
“This is a fake Kroger Facebook page,” the company wrote in response to a customer question. “We are aware of this fraudulent site and are trying to address this issue. We recommend that you do not posting this and we appreciate your protection.”
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In a series of fake posts, one of them has been shared over 2,600 times and has nearly 1,500 comments from people who apparently really need this award.
So what is the lesson here people?
Again, don’t believe what you read or see on the Internet. But you better believe this article because we would never spray you.
A Christmas Nightmare: Paying in Cash
But what was real was the Christmas nightmare nationwide, where thousands of Kroger customers, who were buying last-minute refreshments, were facing long lines following the decline of the grocery’s credit and debit card machines, forcing its 4,000 nationwide customers. to pay cash.
Kroger confirmed the inconvenience around 2 pm
“The EBT system has been reduced for a short period of time,” said the Cincinnati-based retailer. “Now it’s stable and working properly.”
Some Kroger locations may be open today, but check local storage times as they vary. Happy Holidays!