Truth Examine: Argos has ended its contract with Dyson and is promoting the Dyson Supersonic hair dryer for £1.78.

This isn’t an actual deal. Argos has been a goal of a number of scams prior to now. The Fb web page in query will not be a real Argos web page.

On January 8, a Fb web page known as “Argos U.Ok.” posted a photograph of Dyson hairdryers allegedly being offered for £1.78. The picture is accompanied by a caption that reads, “😱Argos has damaged its contract with Dyson and is promoting the Dyson Supersonic hair dryer for £1.78👉.” There’s additionally a hyperlink within the caption which takes you to a web site known as “aemco.data” and to not the precise Argos web site. The submit has been considered 86.6k instances within the final 24 hours.

There is no such thing as a proof that Argos has ended its contract with Dyson and has slashed the value of the Dyson Supersonic hairdryer from £299.99 to £1.78. The web page that shared the submit will not be an official Argos web page and has solely 18 likes. We regarded into Argos’ official Fb and Twitter accounts and located that they haven’t marketed any such deal.

In response to LiverpoolEcho, in November 2021, a number of folks posted that Currys is offering the same deal on social media. The identical picture with the caption, “1 in 3 ladies will get a hairdryer for £1.78! Two huge corporations have determined to interrupt gross sales data for the well-known hairdryer,” has been circulating on social media. One buyer tweeted: “@currys Hello, simply noticed this on FB is it a rip-off or is an actual supply. Appears too good to be true.” To this, Currys replied, saying the supply was “not actual” and that the submit was “a rip-off.”

Argos has been a goal of comparable scams prior to now. We lately truth checked one other Fb submit claiming that Argos is providing folks the possibility to win a microwave for £1.78. We discovered that this declare was additionally not true.

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