komo news | Wal-Mart Hit By Gift Card Scam.
SEATTLE – Thieves have found a way to secretly cash out your gift card before you have a chance to go shopping.
The biggest target so far is the nation's largest retailer: Wal-Mart.
We uncovered the problem after tips from local consumers.
Wal-Mart won't say much. A spokesman in Arkansas characterizes it as a “small issue in some pockets of the country.” [Privacy Digest]