Replacing Computer Parts With Potatoes

from the hmmm... dept

Well, I like potatoes as much as the next guy, but I’m really not quite sure what to make of this report. It seems that a guy in Germany who bought a computer later returned it, saying it wasn’t working. When opened, the computer was stuffed full of potatoes. The shop exchanged the computer for a new one – but were surprised a short while later when he returned that new computer and it was again filled with potatoes. It’s a little unclear what the scam was, but the article suggests that the working parts of the computer were taken out, before the potato-filled cases were returned. Of course, that doesn’t seem like a particularly brilliant scam – but the really amazing part is that this guy actually thought he could get away with it the second time.

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