X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Wal-Mart Scammed into Selling PS4’s for $90

by Conner Flynn
Advertisement

At Wal-Mart, custonmers have started rolling back prices, not the company. Apparently some cheats scammed Wal-Mart into selling PS4 consoles for just $90. They were able to pull this off thanks to their price-matching guarantee with Amazon and the ability for anybody with a registered Amazon seller’s account to make “authentic-looking sales pages.”

ps4receiptzoom in


So all it took was for some people to make a real looking Amazon page advertising PS4’s for $90. Word got out and before you knew it everyone was at Wal-Mart showing it off, getting $90 consoles. Several Wal-Mart customers have posted images to Twitter and Reddit showing receipts confirming that Wal-Mart accepted the fake Amazon listings.

Now the store has put a stop to the scam and the days of $90 PS4s are over.

[via Polygon via Geekologie]

Hot Deals in the Technabob Shop:



Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

More from Awesomer Media...

The Philosophy of Darth Vader

The Philosophy of Darth Vader

Alessi Buckle Tube Wringer

Alessi Buckle Tube Wringer

Jeff Gordon to Race Caddy’s New DPi-V.R Endurance Prototype

Jeff Gordon to Race Caddy’s New DPi-V.R Endurance Prototype

BMW Art Car to Race the Rolex 24

BMW Art Car to Race the Rolex 24

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (Teaser)

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (Teaser)

Marvel and Funko Team up in Animated Short Spellbound

Marvel and Funko Team up in Animated Short Spellbound

Advertisement