If you have the sinking suspicion that something may be too good to be true, you’re probably correct. For Brenda Berry, her intuition may have saved her thousands of dollars.
According to WSAZ, Berry of Braxton County, W.Va., received a check for $1,892.35 — that appears to be from Wal-Mart — along with a letter asking her to be a secret shopper for the retailer. Berry tells reporters, “When I saw the check, I was like woo-hoo. I was excited. It’s $1,800 dollars. Everyone can use $1,800 dollars.”
The check looked legitimate, down to the painstakingly forged signature of Jeff Davis, Wal-Mart senior vice president, finance and treasurer. Berry was not convinced, however, and spoke with her daughter for a second opinion.
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