Just a heads up for everyone! I actually had a friend email me one of the tampered coupons the other day; however, I received the original $5/$25 toy purchase, so I could tell right away it was not valid. I just used the valid coupon on a birthday gift last Friday, but apparently it will not be honored going forward. With all the great valid deals out there, it's really too bad that some shady people feel the need to create these fraudulent "deals."
Target Corp. said today that it will no longer accept coupon offers for $5
off the purchase of toys or general merchandise worth $25 or more because the
coupons have been fraudulently altered and transferred.
In February and March, 85,000 customers of the Minneapolis-based
retailer were e-mailed coupons for $5 off the purchase of toys worth $25 or
The tampered coupon had an image and the word "toy" removed to make it
appear to apply to any purchase. The coupons state they are valid through Oct.
Customers who got the original coupon will receive a $5 Target gift
card by mail.