If you receive a mysterious check in the mail fro Walmart, it probably isn’t your lucky day. Here’s what it could be and what you should do.
An Illinois sherriff’s department is reporting that a new Walmart scam has been on the loose in their area. First, a person receives a letter in the mail, like the one below, along with a check. The letter allegedly informs the person that they have been accepted into the “Quality Control” program from Walmart and informs the person of their “responsibilities.”
Along with the letter is a check that supposedly needs to be activated by using a supplied user ID and password. Once the check is activated, the person is to deposit the check into their bank account to begin shopping and participating in the program.
Once the person deposits the check into their account, the scammers drain their bank account.
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