Oops: Man Pays $735 For An Xbox One And Only Gets A Photo Of The Console [Video]

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You need to be careful if you’re purchasing an Xbox One online or through Craigslist. One dude received a box of paper towels instead of the console, and 19-year-old Peter Clatworthy only received a picture of one. Clatworthy forked over $735 for the console as a present for his four-year-old son (though really – what is a kid that young going to do with a fancy new Xbox?!). When he received the box, all it had was a photo of the item in the eBay listing. Oops.

If you look at the listing closely, it did state it was a photo; there were some completed listings titled “Xbox One Fifa 14 Day One Edition, Photo Brand New UK 2013.” Clatworthy asked for a refund, and eBay has demanded that the seller provide it. Just remember: if you’re planning to buy these new consoles second hand, be on the lookout for scams. eBay and Craigslist are flooded with them right now.

Watch the video after the break.

(CNET via Gawker)

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