Public Assistance Request – 401K Fraud Scam


On July 18, 2018, a female entered the Walmart located at 9350 Highway 49 and scammed a cashier into transferring money onto a gift card. The female convinced the clerk that she was transferring money from her 401K to a Walmart gift card. The transaction was found to be fraudulent.  She was accompanied by two other individuals photographed below. Scams similar to this have been occurring at other Walmart locations outside of Gulfport.

If you know the identity of the photographed suspects please contact the Gulfport Police Department or Crimestoppers.

This investigation is ongoing. There have been no arrests or warrants obtained. Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5959. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at or by telephone at (877)787-5898.

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