Wal-Mart used to routinely lock overnight workers in the store, often without a key-holding manager present and sometimes even chaining the fire escape shut.
Wal-Mart Heiress Paige Laurie paid someone to do all her homework at USC, and had to return her degree after she had already graduated.
A woman was caught making meth inside of a Walmart, while it was open.
In 2011, a man killed his wife inside the Walmart she was working at. Rather than close the store, they chose to just rope off the gore-splattered area while police investigated.
Alice Walton, heir to the Wal-Mart fortune and one of the richest people in the world, has had a history of reckless collisions. Her latest DWI arrest was expunged after the Texas trooper who arrested her was mysteriously suspended, and the statute of limitations was allowed to expire.
Wal-Mart once pulled Midge, a doll in the Barbie line, from the shelves due to concerns she was pregnant with no wedding ring and it would promote teen pregnancy.
In 2011, four Wal-Mart employees were fired for disarming a gunman caught shoplifting.
In 2001, two one-thousand-year-old Mississippian burial grounds were excavated in order to build a Wal-Mart Supercenter.