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“We encourage you to simply not engage.”

Meghan Overdeep
June 4, 2018

Chip and Joanna Gaines are fighting back against online scammers that have been promising home makeovers to unsuspecting fans.

According to the Fixer Upper stars, if you get a message from someone promising a home makeover from them, simply do not engage: it’s most definitely a scam.

Concerned with the scale of the fraud, the couple recently took to Facebook to warn against companies claiming to be affiliated with their home design empire. 

“We’ve been made aware of an ongoing “Fixer Upper” internet scam involving a design and construction company claiming to be affiliated with Chip and Joanna,” a post shared to the Magnolia Market Facebook page reads. “If you receive a message on Facebook or via email from someone either claiming to be or claiming to work for Chip and Joanna, we encourage you to simply not engage.”

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And if you do spot fake ads or news articles about Chip and Joanna, they encourage you to report it to reporting@magnoliamarket.com.

Be careful out there, y’all!