It’s not every day you’re getting a chance to purchase a new pair of shoes at a discounted price.
But that’s what happened to a man who stumbled across an online store selling $25,000 worth of pairs of sneakers.
The man called his mother in New York City and was told to put in a deposit of $25 to buy the shoes.
He then called the company and told them that he wanted to return the shoes, but that he didn’t have the cash to cover the cost of the return trip.
According to his mother, the man asked for an explanation.
After a few more phone calls, the woman received a reply that he could return the sneakers at the same price.
“I was just like, ‘You’re just like the guy who said that,'” she said.
“That was the first time I’d heard of it.”
The man was able to get the sneakers back for $2,400, but he was left with a refund.
His mother, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said she felt “pretty upset.”
She said she thinks the company is trying to make money off the sale of stolen sneakers.
“When you have to buy a pair of sneakers for the price of the sneakers, that’s something you need to think about, not just get something for free,” she said, adding that she’s “just happy for the man who got his sneakers back.”
The woman said she doesn’t understand how the company can charge a $25 deposit when it has a refund policy, which has a $50 refund limit.
The company did not respond to a request for comment.
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