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Walmart Sells A Fake iPad, Then Won’t Return It!

by on February 13th, 2011

This is one of those it’s-so-crazy-I-can’t-believe-it stories.

According to the news report video below, an Atlanta, Georgia man purchased what he thought was an iPad from his local Walmart store. When he gets home and opens the box, he finds that the “iPad” is a fake prop.

The prop looks exactly like an iPad with an identical outer casing, but the device is hollow and the display is just a photo of the Home Screen. In other words, the man was sold a standard in-store fake display iPad!

Naturally, the guy wants his money back, but Walmart is refusing the return because the purchaser could be lying about the whole thing. Walmart is also blaming Apple since Apple reportedly handles their returns.

What probably happened was someone bought an iPad and then returned a fake iPad and got their money back. Obviously this return was never opened or gone through some type of control process.

With not many options left, the man will meet Walmart in small claims court. Crazy.

[9to5Mac]

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