Arizona is home to many things: politically conservative laws, my grandparents, and the latest couponing scandal. This morning, three women were arrested in a "first of its kind" case
in the US, as eBay sellers that were involved in an elaborate counterfeit coupon scheme being called the largest discovered by authorities. The outcome? Stores and manufacturers lost millions of dollars, no small amount of change.
Like me, you may be left wondering, who can you trust? An increasing number of us are looking for value and savings, relying on trusted sources of deals, but wondering where the value is, if the trust is taken away. Don't let yourself be swindled.
1. Safeguard yourself
. Couponing fraud takes many different forms, and hurts everyone.Make sure you're going with a reliable source to save. One place to start is by joining our community of DealPros
, a well-known and respected group of bloggers that are not only savvy, but ethical.
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