Paragould residents reporting Walmart text messaging hoax

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT)- A hoax involving Walmart stores and fake gift cards is being reported in Paragould.

Several people from Paragould are saying they have received text messages saying they've been awarded a Walmart gift card worth $1,000 or an Apple iPad.

Walmart Stores, Inc. says the offer is fake and if you receive any offers like this, report it then ignore it.

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