Weird news: Woman pays $200 for iPad that turns out to be mirror

Jalonta Freeman says she has learned from her mistake


Prachi Gupta
November 10, 2012 3:21AM (UTC)

An Arlington, Texas, woman got scammed when she paid $200 for an iPad that turned out to be a mirror. The mirror was not-so-cleverly disguised with wrapping paper printed to look like an iPad screen. It was packaged in a cardboard FedEx box. The lesson here, as Freeman eventually learned, is never to buy anything from a man who pulls up to you, your sister and your mother at pump 9 at the gas station. Freeman warns others,"Don't buy nothing on the streets from nobody."

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Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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