Walmart Employee Accused Of Helping Himself To $106K In Bogus Money Orders

Walmart Employee Accused Of Helping Himself To $106K In Bogus Money Orders

An employee at a New Mexico Walmart apparently thought he’d found a loophole in the store’s MoneyGram service that would allow him to print out bogus money orders without being detected. He was wrong, though he did manage to scam the retailer out of $106,000 before being arrested. [More]

Landlord Says He Never Got My Rent, Can I Get My Money Order Back?

Landlord Says He Never Got My Rent, Can I Get My Money Order Back?

Marty sent his rent in by money order and the landlord says he never got it. Marty is trying to get his money from the money order back, but is finding out that it’s not the same thing as a check. [More]

Texas Woman Awarded $9 Million In Walmart False Arrest Lawsuit

Texas Woman Awarded $9 Million In Walmart False Arrest Lawsuit

After being accused of cashing counterfeit money orders and arrested at a Walmart in 2008, a Houston woman has won $9 million in damages in a civil lawsuit against the retailer. 24-year-old Nitra Gipson spent two days in jail…and the money orders turned out to be genuine. [More]

Walmart Is Going Fee-Happy On My Money Orders

Walmart Is Going Fee-Happy On My Money Orders

Dan and his wife Kat are geniuses because they guilt Kat’s parents into giving them money orders, but their plans are starting to be foiled because Walmart has suddenly started sticking them with check cashing fees. [More]

Bank Of America Has High Money Order Fees, Teller Recommends You Go Elsewhere

Bank Of America Has High Money Order Fees, Teller Recommends You Go Elsewhere

Christian writes in telling us he went into Bank of America looking for a cashier’s check or money order, and the teller was so embarrassed of his bank’s high fees — for customers, mind you — he recommended Christian look elsewhere. He writes:

Wal-Mart Tosses Student In Jail For Trying To Cash Real Money Orders, Then Sends Her A Bill

Wal-Mart Tosses Student In Jail For Trying To Cash Real Money Orders, Then Sends Her A Bill

Nitra Gipson sold her car to pay for her last two semesters at Texas Southern University, where she is studying criminal justice (of all things), and was paid with Wal-Mart Money Orders. When she tried to cash these money orders at her local Wal-Mart she was arrested and charged with felony forgery — even though the money orders were real.