If you ever received a text message promising a free $1,000 gift card from Walmart or other stores simply for registering online, the Federal Trade Commission says your personal information may have been targeted. 

A $2.5 million settlement has been reached with 12 defendants that had been accused of operating websites enticing consumers in our area with bogus offers that were said to be from major retailers.

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