Debit card was not charged for purchases from walmart was sent a letter from walmart asset recovery
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You need to verify that the money was not debited from your account. If it was not and there is no record of the transaction with your bank, how would Walmart asset recovery even know to contact you in the first place? Something does not make sense. If you got the items, then you need to pay otherwise they are going to start trying to see if you and the cashier were in cahoots and defrauded them. As a practical matter, they most likely already are doing that if they were able to track you down on a transaction that your bank does not even know about. Get that handled immediately.
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As best as I can tell, you bought something, something went awry and the debit card charge didn't go through. That means you have the $576 (since you would have subtracted it in your register surely you didn't spend it twice) and should be able to immediately write them a check. Do that immediately.
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If you used a debit card, presumably you have already counted the money as gone. If you took merchandise out and did not pay for it, even through a mistake, then be responsible, pay for it and get it over with. Otherwise, WalMart can be fairly aggressive so there may be consequences (even if just going through additional hassle).