The Dague family had their layaway with 3 iPod Touches paid in full.

Anonymous donation pays off Walmart layaway accounts

Several of these beneficiaries called into WHIO’s newsroom Saturday afternoon with news of their secret Santa. One of the Walmart’s managers estimated 200-300 accounts were paid off.

News Center 7 was advised to call Walmart’s media relations department for official comment. Reporters were not able to reach anyone in that department on Saturday evening.

Watch for the full report coming up at 11 p.m.

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