Before forking over $350 cash on a supposed refurbished iPad Air from a Craigslist seller, make sure you get them to remove it from the “factory sealed” Geek Squad package, or else you may end up with a cleverly disguised ceramic tile. These scammers are also now placing the tiles in brown boxes, complete with accessories. Continue reading for a video and more information.

According to “Buyers are being approached by sellers that claim to have ridiculously good deals on ‘open box’ iPads. Police note that the boxes are stuffed with corn starch packing peanuts and a few gadget accoutrements are thrown in to complete the illusion. There might even be a real Apple charger and cable in the box, but that’s probably does very little to erase the buyer’s remorse.”


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