The consumer is taken to a web site that has branding that makes it appear to be a legitimate merchant (ex: Walmart), there the consumer is asked to enter an email address and other personal information, including home address, phone number and credit/debit card numbers. The privacy policy on the site will typically indicate that this information will be sold to other businesses for their own purposes, such as telemarketing and junk mail.
From Steamy Kitchen! I love having a sustainable business that allows us to fund giveaways to our readers. I find my very favorite products and of course, stuff you all like, and offer a giveaway. We make our money through advertising on the site (I know, those ads are soooo annoying sometimes, but that’s how our business is run. I run this biz myself, with the help of 2 part time assistants. 
If the new rewards program inspires you to apply for a Wal-Mart credit card, you can do so in any of the stores or online. In addition to the savings program, new customers receive 10% off any online or in-store purchases that day, up to $25 in savings, which will be applied as a statement credit. The purchase annual percentage rate for the Wal-Mart credit card is a 23.15% variable APR, and the Wal-Mart MasterCard has three different APRs depending on account type — 17.15%, 20.15% and 23.15% variable APR. (You can see how it stacks up to the winners of our best cash-back credit cards in America ranking here.)

If the new rewards program inspires you to apply for a Wal-Mart credit card, you can do so in any of the stores or online. In addition to the savings program, new customers receive 10% off any online or in-store purchases that day, up to $25 in savings, which will be applied as a statement credit. The purchase annual percentage rate for the Wal-Mart credit card is a 23.15% variable APR, and the Wal-Mart MasterCard has three different APRs depending on account type — 17.15%, 20.15% and 23.15% variable APR. (You can see how it stacks up to the winners of our best cash-back credit cards in America ranking here.)
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Personal brands and companies will often giveaway stuff, including gift cards, to attract new followers and attention to their content. Each giveaway can vary a little bit on what you have to do to enter, but generally it will require following their account, liking the photo, and commenting or tagging your friends. This isn’t really too much to ask, especially for a free Walmart gift card giveaway entry. To find these giveaways, you’ll want to check out and follow hashtags on Instagram. Here are some examples of good ones to follow:
Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia or Puerto Rico, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of entry (the “Entrant”). Void outside of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia or Puerto Rico, and where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law. Officers, directors, managers, and employees of Walmart Inc. (the “Sponsor”), and each of its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and related companies and their respective advertising and promotion agencies, consultants and agents, as well as immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each such person, and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of this Sweepstakes, including American Sweepstakes & Promotion Co., Inc. (the “Independent Administrator”) (collectively the “Sweepstakes Entities”) are not eligible to participate. “Immediate family member” shall be deemed to mean husband, wife, children, mother, father, sister, sister in-law, brother or brother in-law. Sweepstakes may only be entered in or from the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia or Puerto Rico, and entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
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A fraud method in which the fraudster sends out a legitimate-looking email in an attempt to gather personal and financial information from recipients. The scammer sends an email to an unsuspecting customer that may look just like a legitimate Walmart email (including use of the Walmart logo.) If the customer falls for the bait (thus the “fishing” reference), the thief could get credit card numbers, PINs, account passwords, expiration dates, credit card/bank account numbers and even Social Security numbers. Learn more about phishing. Learn more about phishing.
Limit of one (1) prize per person/household. All prizes are non-transferable or assigned and no substitutions or cash redemptions; except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as otherwise provided herein. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes. In the case of unavailability of any prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All Walmart gift card terms and conditions apply to the use of the prizes, and are incorporated herein by reference. Each prize winner is solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, including taxes imposed on his/her income. No more than the stated number of prizes set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded. Potential prize winners consent to the use of his/her name, likeness, biographical information, and voice in advertising worldwide without additional compensation (TN residents will not be required to sign a Publicity Release as a condition of winning a prize).
Walmart offers a survey, located at survey.walmart.com, from invitations appearing on receipts in our stores. Customers are offered entry to the survey through register receipts or emails from our survey team, and the survey can only be completed online. The survey participants may choose to enter a sweepstakes which offers five winners a $1,000 gift card every 3 months, and 750 winners a $100 gift card. Winners are notified via phone and certified mail. Gift cards are not given away through Twitter, Facebook, or text message. If you receive a notice through one of these channels, it is likely a scam. Do not click on any links in these messages.

Scammers may pose as relatives or friends, calling or sending messages to urge you to wire money or load prepaid cards immediately. They’ll say they need cash to help with an emergency---like getting out of jail, paying a hospital bill, or needing to leave a foreign country. The goal is to trick you into sending money before you realize it is a scam.
A good rule of thumb: If someone is contacting you to verify your personal information, it is very likely you did not provide it to them in the first place, and it is not a legitimate request. Legitimate companies will not expect you to provide your social security number or other personal information when they call you. If you receive a call like this, do not provide any information. If in doubt, call back a trusted number for the company, such as the one on a statement or invoice, the back of your credit/debit card, or on their official website (Do not use the phone number provided by the person on the phone or sent through a suspicious email.) Learn more about vishing.
The app is very easy to use, and that’s a big part of why it is so great. All you need to do is scan your grocery receipts using the app, regardless of where you do your grocery shopping. You’ll earn points for purchasing certain products, and you can redeem those points for your choice of rewards. One of the options you’ll have when you redeem is points is a Walmart gift card.
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