According to KentOnline, a UK customer an iPad from Tesco retailer but was shocked to discover three lumps of clay inside the box, rather than Appleâ€™s tablet. Colin Marsh paid Â£470 for the tablet and he intended to gift it to his two daughters. When he returned to the store to try and obtain a refund, he found out that Tescoâ€™s staff had actually reported him to the police for attempted fraud.
Two days later, Colin Marsh, who is a local businessman and runs two bakeries, was held in a cell for three hours and questioned by the police. He was accused of trying to scam the supermarket and endured two months on bail before the case against him was finally dropped because.
The iPad that should have been in the box for Colin Marsh was tracked down to more than 200 miles from where he had bought it. Mr Marsh has since got his money back but said Tesco had not properly apologised, saying the following:
A Tesco spokesman commented on the sad event:
What do you think about this curious and unusualy situation?