There Is a Massive Walmart Check Scam Going Around and It Could Empty Your Bank Account (11 Pics)

Posted on Jul 13, 2016

If you ever receive a check for about $2,000 from Walmart, think twice before you cash it in. There's something fishy about it! Check out the story of a woman who almost became a fraud victim.

1. Brenda Barry Couldn't Believe What She Saw When She Received a $1,900 Check from Walmart One Day

Brenda Barry Couldn't Believe What She Saw When She Received a $1,900 Check from Walmart One Day
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2. It Was All Wrapped up with an Explanation Letter, Saying That Brenda Is a "Secret Shopper" Who'll Be Able to Provide Customer Feedback

It Was All Wrapped up with an Explanation Letter, Saying That Brenda Is a "Secret Shopper" Who'll Be Able to Provide Customer Feedback
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3. The Check for Almost Two Thousand Dollars Was Supposedly a Reward for Her Customer Feedback

The Check for Almost Two Thousand Dollars Was Supposedly a Reward for Her Customer Feedback
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4. Everything Seemed Legit, with a Walmart Logo and a CEO Signature on the Check

Everything Seemed Legit, with a Walmart Logo and a CEO Signature on the Check
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5. She Wanted to Cash It In, but She First Had a Talk with Her Daughter

She Wanted to Cash It In, but She First Had a Talk with Her Daughter
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6. Although It Looked Really Convincing, Her Daughter Told Her to Google It

Although It Looked Really Convincing, Her Daughter Told Her to Google It
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7. Luckily, She Did What Her Daughter Advised Her To, and It Turned Out to Be a Major Scam

Luckily, She Did What Her Daughter Advised Her To, and It Turned Out to Be a Major Scam
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8. She Later Called Walmart to Explain the Situation and They Told Her That They "Never Use or Solicit Mystery Shoppers by Any Public Means”

She Later Called Walmart to Explain the Situation and They Told Her That They "Never Use or Solicit Mystery Shoppers by Any Public Means”
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9. But, People Before Brenda Tried to Cash the Check, Only to Find Out That the Scammers Used the Provided Info to Empty Their Bank Accounts

But, People Before Brenda Tried to Cash the Check, Only to Find Out That the Scammers Used the Provided Info to Empty Their Bank Accounts
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10. So, if You Ever Receive a Check That Looks like This, Think Twice and Find Out Who Sent It Before You Cash It In

So, if You Ever Receive a Check That Looks like This, Think Twice and Find Out Who Sent It Before You Cash It In
Photo: national.deseretnews.com

11. It Could Save Both Your Money and Time, and You Won't Have Any Trouble

It Could Save Both Your Money and Time, and You Won't Have Any Trouble
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