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All About the Secret Wine Exchange Scam That Is Plaguing Your Facebook

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It IS too good to be true

You may have seen some posts on Facebook that are promoting a “Secret Holiday Wine Exchange” lately. The person making the post or sharing it claims that all you have to do is buy a $12-$15 bottle of wine and ship it to someone whose name and address has been provided to you. In exchange, you’ll be rewarded with a few or over a dozen bottles.

While this sounds like a great deal, you’ll be much better off just buying your own bottles and handing them out to people you know. The United States Postal Inspection Service and Better Business Bureau are warning good-intentioned people that they’re buying into a scam that won’t give them back their investment.

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Source: Facebook