February 22, 2014 MILTON, Ga. – New software allowed the Windward Walmart to discover several employees were stealing from the store using refunds on gift cards.
The new software tracked refunds given to gift cards. Loss prevention employees noticed several gift cards were used for multiple refunds. Looking at security footage of when the cards were used, several employees were found putting refunded monies on gift cards for their own use. One employee was found to have stolen more than $1,000 using the fraud. Another took $310.