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Walmart Admits to Misusing $20K Christmas Donation from Khalil Mack Foundation

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A Walmart spokesperson said Tuesday that part of an $80,000 donation made by Chicago Bears pass-rusher Khalil Mack's foundation to pay off customer layaways at a store in his hometown of Fort Pierce, Florida, was misused.

According to Catie Wegman of Treasure Coast Newspapers, Walmart spokesperson Delia Garcia said: "We have determined the store did not handle the transaction in keeping with Walmart's guidelines and have taken corrective action."

Per Wegman, Walmart held an internal investigation and found that after the Fort Pierce store's layaways totaled only $60,000, store management allowed employees to use the remaining $20,000 to place items on layaway for themselves.