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He Thought He Was Buying A PS4

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But he got a box of towels instead!

 

A man in Colorado Springs got Sunglasses fleeced when he met a dude to buy a PlayStation 4 and ended up with a box of towels. That said, they do dry you off a lot better than the Xbox One.

 

Cops in the Springs say the man answered a Craigslist ad, hoping to buy the console as a Christmas gift for his son. He agreed to meet the seller at a motel on Tuesday to make the

 

Generally, when I hear a dude answered a Craigslist ad and then went to a motel I expect at least one person to leave the scene with a major dent in their dignity. Sure enough, he did. After forking over the money, the man checked the box and found it stuffed with towels

 

The suspect fled with the money, jumping in a getaway car waiting in the parking lot. The amount of the transaction was not described by police

 

Never trust craigs list for anything!!!

 

http://kotaku.com/he-thought-he-was-buying-a-ps4-he-got-a-box-of-towels-1473999547

 

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Is this a scam people or something?

 

http://www.kirotv.com/videos/news/national/woman-buys-ps4-on-craigslist-gets-box-of-towels/vCKMRG/

 

ugh forgive me for the horrible grammar I'm tired....

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hahahha that was me u shuld of seen the guys face lol

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What happened to inspecting the product before forking over the cash? Smiley Indifferent
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God knows we need em...
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He was supposed to check the box before he forked over the money, what an idiot

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Heheh, I couldn't stay off the forums for too long. Smiley Very Happy

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ChangeDaBullets wrote:

But he got a box of towels instead!

 

A man in Colorado Springs got Sunglasses fleeced when he met a dude to buy a PlayStation 4 and ended up with a box of towels. That said, they do dry you off a lot better than the Xbox One.

 

Cops in the Springs say the man answered a Craigslist ad, hoping to buy the console as a Christmas gift for his son. He agreed to meet the seller at a motel on Tuesday to make the

 

Generally, when I hear a dude answered a Craigslist ad and then went to a motel I expect at least one person to leave the scene with a major dent in their dignity. Sure enough, he did. After forking over the money, the man checked the box and found it stuffed with towels

 

The suspect fled with the money, jumping in a getaway car waiting in the parking lot. The amount of the transaction was not described by police

 

Never trust craigs list for anything!!!

 

http://kotaku.com/he-thought-he-was-buying-a-ps4-he-got-a-box-of-towels-1473999547

 


Craigslist can (if you are sensible) be a good source.

 

I feel very sorry for the father, he was only trying to get his son a decent gift for Christmas, but the warning signs (meeting in a parking lot for example) were there, he should have known better.

 

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