Kochi: Instead of the Apple iPhone 12 worth Rs 70,900 ordered via Amazon, Aluva native Noorul Ameen received a Vim bar, a dish wash soap and a coin of Rs 5. He had shot the video in which he unboxes the package in front of the delivery boy.
Noorul Ameen ordered the iPhone on October 12 using his credit card as EMI from Amazon's trusted seller Appario. The phone that was dispatched from Hyderabad got halted for a day in Salem. Being suspicious about this, the buyer unboxed it in front of the delivery boy.
Noorul Ameen is a regular customer of Amazon. Usually, a product from Hyderabad will reach Kochi within two days. But it took three days this time. He had already heard the news about the fraud of keeping soap instead of iPhone in the box. So he was vigilant and decided to unbox in front of the delivery boy and shoot it too.
The box carried a Vim bar and another piece of it along with a coin of Rs 5. The items in the box had the similar weight of a phone, Noorul Ameen told media.
He immediately called Amazon customer care and they sent him a mail asking for the details of the purchase. He said that he will soon register a complaint at the police station. He is considering the possibility of filing a complaint with the consumer court.