As convenient and time-killing as it is, online shopping isn’t without its risks. A Singaporean man learned this the hard way when he used an e-commerce app for the very first time to purchase a TV, but received a packet of tissues instead.
The man, who is referred to as Shen, told Shin Min Daily News that the television was priced at S$138 (RM624.45), and he chose to buy it as his existing TV was not working.
Four days after completing the transaction, he was notified that his order had been delivered.He did not, however, find a TV when he got home, but rather a pink parcel filled to the brim with tissue paper that apparently weighed less than 400g… and was definitely not worth RM600.
Shen claimed that the dealer had allegedly advertised the 32-inch TV with the official Xiaomi logo, the same model as his prior television. He then discovered that the listing’s name online was spelled…