Fake coupon ring busted, $25 million in fake coupons seized

Fake coupon ring busted, $25 million in fake coupons seized
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POSTED: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 3:00pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 3:04pm

Arizona authorities busted a counterfeit coupon ring worth several million dollars.

Police arrested three women and raided three homes in Phoenix on Tuesday.

Officers hauled out boxes of fake coupons worth $25 million. They also seized vehicles, guns and other property.

The coupons were sold on the web site SavvyShopperSite.com.

Authorities believe the scam had been going on since 2007. The fake coupons were brought in from overseas.

Police warn anyone caught using coupons purchased from the site could be arrested. 

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