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Fake iPad 2s made of clay sold at Canadian stores

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by jlai, Jan 18, 2012.

  1. jlai

    jlai Title-less

  2. Louis

    Louis Well-Known Member

    I've stopped using eBay because of similar scams.

    A buyer can claim your item is not as advertised, mail you back a bag of rocks with the same weight, and get a "free" item. As long as he has proof of delivery, you're stuck.
  3. Buzz

    Buzz Well-Known Member

    hehehehehe If/when I buy an iPad it will be from the Apple store and no where else. LOL
  4. rjblue

    rjblue Having a great day!

    They need to reinstitute feedback for buyers. We've been selling stuff lately, and I'm shocked at how crappily the buyers behave.

    Replacing an Ipad with a clay tablet, however, does give me a good chuckle. (The bookapocalypse is coming!)
  5. Ziggy

    Ziggy Well-Known Member

    Poor Sandhu, always the unlucky one. :(
  6. Buzz

    Buzz Well-Known Member

  7. overedge

    overedge Janny uber

    It's not just the level of dishonesty in people. It's the level of dishonesty of the stores that they don't even bother to check the packages before they re-sell them. This sort of mercenary behaviour is why I refuse to even set foot in Future Shop or Best Buy.
  8. cruisin

    cruisin Banned Member

    ^^ Yeah, unless the perpetrators fired out a way to reseal the shrink wrap packaging, so that it looks unopened, the package should be checked. I can see, however, if the package looks like it was never opened, they might not. I would not purchase an Apple product that had been opened, regardless of whether a previous buyer or a store person opened it. But, I agree with Buzz, I would only buy Apple Products at an Apple store.