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Is making copies of free printable food coupons against the law?

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Making photocopies of printable coupons is a crime punishable by a fine or jail time, explains ABC News. Follow the legal language included on manufacturer coupons stating do not copy to avoid the legal consequences of committing coupon fraud.

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Is making copies of free printable food coupons against the law?
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Coupon fraud is committed by consumers who make their own coupons, photocopy coupons, use expired coupons and deceive bar code decoders used by stores, notes ABC News.

There is a limit of two printable copies per electronic device on the sites that offer them. To obtain more copies legally, ask family and friends to print them on their device. If more than one device is available, individuals can print multiple copies without violating the law, reports ABC News.

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