Before I start…please remember the phrase “Do not shoot the messanger!”
Due to widespread counterfeiting, GFA Brands, Inc. has withdrawn the Free Smart Balance Product coupon offer reproduced below. Retailers should not accept this coupon under any circumstances. According to the manufacturer and effective immediately, GFA Brands, Inc. will not pay for future submissions of these counterfeits.
The original coupon has been illegally counterfeited and distributed via Internet Auctions and web sites in violation of Federal and State Laws. The legitimate coupon expired on March 31, 2013.
INDIVIDUALS AND INTERNET SITES ATTEMPTING TO REDEEM, TRANSMIT, AUCTION, POST, REPRODUCE, TRANSFER, BARTER OR SELL COUNTERFEIT COUPONS MAY BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL PROSECUTION AND/OR CIVIL ACTION.
GFA Brands, Inc. does not authorize the sale of its coupons. Consumers purchasing high value GFA Brands, Inc. coupons on the Internet are likely purchasing counterfeits.
Individuals and Internet sites attempting to redeem, transmit, auction, post, reproduce, transfer, barter or sell counterfeit coupons are subject to criminal prosecution and/or civil action.
This public service announcement has been provided by GFA Brands, Inc., and by The Coupon Information Corporation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the integrity of the coupon redemption process. Visit the CIC web site at www.couponinformationcenter.com for more information about coupon fraud.