iphone 6s adYou know what they say – when something sounds too good to be true, then it probably is. There is a line that needs to be drawn between greed and common sense, and we have seen such cases happen in the past. This time around, a man saw an ad for an iPhone 6s that was going for $230, and the seller claimed the price was so low because the handset was being smuggled into the country. With a 70% outright discount compared to the retail asking price, surely there is a fish out there who would take the bait?

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The buyer with the family name Hou, decided to take the plunge (and probably knew of the risk as well) when he made the purchase, only to end up receiving a box the next day. Tearing into the box with glee, he realized that he ended up with what is most probably the most expensive Chinese pancake in the world at $230 a piece. When he tried to contact the seller for a refund, he obviously could not do so, and was poorer by $230 along the way.

Previous scams included a man who purchased an iPad but found a lump of clay inside instead, or how about a Nintendo 3DS box that had rocks inside rather than a portable handheld console, and on Christmas for that matter?

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4.7"
  • 1334x750
  • IPS LCD
  • 326 PPI
12 MP
  • f/2.2 Aperture
1715 mAh
    2GB RAM
    • A9
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    Price
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    Weight
    143 g
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    2015-09-09
    Storage (GB)
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