Despite what you may see on your Facebook news feed, Costco isn't giving away coupons for free.
The members-only warehouse retailer took to social media Tuesday night to clear up what the company called a scam - a link circulating that claimed Costco was giving away a $75 coupon to anyone who shares the web page.
"Despite several posts out there, Costco is NOT giving away $75 coupons," the company posted on its Facebook page. "While we love our fans and our members, this offer is a SCAM, and in no way affiliated with Costco. Thanks to our fans for letting us know about this recurring hoax!"
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Costco's post clearing up the misunderstanding quickly spread, garnering more than 26,000 shares and thousands of comments - some making light of the situation.
"Dang it! I was going to load up on those chimichangas!" one commenter wrote, with another adding, "I was hoping to get some steaks with that $75. Bamboozled again!"
Costco replied to multiple customers inviting them to email email@example.com if they wanted to provide further details about their experience with the scam.