Costco is warning customers of a nearly a dozen online scams that are circulating. The bulk of the offers require the customer to take a short survey in exchange for free products, gift cards and other "exclusive offers" worth $50. According to the Better Business Bureau, since the start of the pandemic, online scams in general have been up, with 80.5% of consumers reporting online purchase scams in 2020. Here are some of the scams Costco is aware of:
Fraudulent Satisfaction Survey
Fraudulent Facebook Post
Loyalty Reward Texts
Overcharge Reimbursement Texts
You can read more of the scams on Costco.com.