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  1. zultar's Avatar
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    At my local WalMart they have a sign hanging up for both locations of there 521s that says to see associate. I asked and was told that they are all locked up to stop thievery. They have a huge prepaid section and only the 521 is on lockdown. Compliment?
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    That's interesting. It sounds like only the 521 is a "hot" item for thieves if none of the other prepaid devices are locked.
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    The Walmart stores here have the box on the display shelf but they are empty. And say please ask for assistance in purchasing this item.

    Anyways I would think that Walmart would have the IEMI Numbers and Serial Numbers in case they did get stolen they could flag them and block them from being used has a phone. Not sure if they could not totally lock the phone down.

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