Amazon Prime shopper claims they bought $65,000 worth of camera gear for $500 thanks to glitch

Mail Online | 7/19/2019 | James Pero For
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The phrase 'deal of a lifetime' tends to get thrown around a lot, but a few keen deal-seekers during Amazon's prime day may have actually found it.

Due to a pricing glitch, Amazon shoppers have reported being able to buy high-end camera equipment that retails at as much as $13,000, for just $100 or less.

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One user, posting on Reddit under the name SoccerMomDeals, said they spent $500 on $65,000 worth of camera lenses.

On the discount forum Slickdeals, waves of users reported news of their plunder, which included items like the Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera with a 16-50 mm lens, marked down from $550 to just $94.

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Dubious deals often appear on Amazon from third-parties, most of which are scams that end in users never receiving their product.

But these seemingly accidental deals appear to have been offered by Amazon itself.

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Though items were listed by third parties, in this case, Amazon handled the shipping, returns, and customer service of the product.

After news of the deal reached the forum, other savvy users were able to find similarly breathtaking offers.

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Those included a $3,000 telescope that sold for just $94 and and bulk purchases of equipment and lens' that would...
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