Aggieland Outfitters warning about scholarship scam

Owners say a fake Instagram is asking people for personal information
Aggieland Outfitters warning the community about fake Instagram.
Aggieland Outfitters warning the community about fake Instagram.(KBTX)
Published: Feb. 26, 2021 at 12:03 PM CST
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COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) -Aggieland Outfitters is warning the community about a scam using their business name.

Business owners say a fake Instagram account is asking users for personal information under the guise of being a part of the store’s $6,000 scholarship program.

The fake account name is @AggielandOutfitters. They’re asking if anyone is approached by this account to report it.

“Aggieland Outfitters greatly values the safety and well-being of their customers, and they encourage the community to be wary of this malicious account,” said Hege Kalaouze Aggieland Outfitters Co-founder.

Those that wish to apply to the actual Aggieland Outfitters’ scholarship can enter by texting “Howdy” to 900-900 or by following the official Instagram account @aggieoutfitters

For more information on the scholarship click here.

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