Claim: An Internet-circulated coupon can be redeemed for a free hamburger and soft drink at Wendy’s restaurants.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, July 2009]
A new coupon for Wendy’s – free double cheeseburger and medium drink for those who have purchased corporation stock recently. Is this fraudulent or real?
Origins: In late July 2009, the above-reproduced coupon for a free “Classic Double with Cheese” hamburger and medium soft drink from the Wendy’s chain of fast food restaurants began circulating via
On 3 August 2009, Wendy’s put a “Fraudulent Coupon Alert” banner on their site advising customers that the coupon in question was invalid:
Last updated: 31 July 2009