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Woman buys Black Friday ‘bargain’ iPhone 6, opens box to find 11 potatoes

Could've happened to anyone

Woman buys Black Friday ‘bargain’ iPhone 6, opens box to find 11 potatoes

Quite frankly, it could have happened to anyone. You go out to church, see a dodgy truck selling iPhones, pick one up, take it home and realise you’ve been hoodwinked into buying a box of sliced potatoes.

That’s exactly what happened to one woman from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The unnamed victim uploaded a video of the ‘scam’ iPhone to YouTube where it’s since been viewed thousands of times.

She said: “I decided to go get some gas before church and saw a truck that was selling items on it, with a sign that said Black Friday sale, so I pulled over. They had everything in the truck that I can name, such as hair, watches, shoes, clothes, laptops, cell phones, socks, DVDs and CDs.”

(That’s right; the same truck selling iPhones and laptops also sold HAIR. Totally normal).

The woman went on: “I asked the guy about the iPhone 6 that he was selling and he said if I buy it today, he’ll give it to me for $100. I had the phone in my hand and I asked him to call it, the phone rang. Then, after I paid him he turned around as if he was putting the phone in the box, I didn’t know until I got home, to open my new phone box to find cut up potatoes.”

And - to rub salt into the wound (and maybe also on the potatoes) - the woman found an incompatible Android charger in the box. 

“What the heck am I supposed to do with this!?” she screamed in the video.

Let’s hope she enjoyed her pricey spuds! 

(Image: iStock)

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