Scammers slap Apple logos on floor tiles, sell them as iPads

Brad Reed
Scammers slap Apple logos on floor tiles, sell them as iPads

Everyone’s heard of getting your iPad bricked but what happens when your iPad gets tiled? The answer, it turns out, isn’t that it becomes a Windows tablet but that it’s actually a floor tile that has been not-so-cleverly disguised to look like an iPad. SFGate reports that scam artists in the Central Valley area are selling people fake iPads that are actually floor tiles with an Apple logo slapped across the back. The scammers have wrapped the tiles in bubble wrap and put them in boxes so that interested buyers will believe that they’re iPads if they only casually glance at them before buying. The lesson here seems to be that if you’re going to spend hundreds of dollars buying a gadget from someone on the street, you should probably ask to try it out before handing over your cash.

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