Amazon is willing to go the extra mile in order to obtain high customer satisfaction rates. Yet how can one cheer up a couple who has only ordered some empty second-hand storage containers? Amazon’s answer was a bonus of 65 pounds of weed.
While Amazon claims that it was aware of the content of this delivery, the Florida household was struck with awe. They immediately informed the police that they received more than they bargained for.
Drug Traffickers Might Have Used Same Storage Containers for Illegal Activities
The story starts with a woman and her fiancé who both remained anonymous for identity protection. They took advantage of an Amazon Warehouse Deal and ordered 27-gallon containers. The ad claimed that this is an offer they can’t refuse.
However, when the order reached their home, they became suspicious. The packages weighed 93.5 pounds when the storage containers were supposed to be empty. The moment they opened the lids, the couple understood that they were right. A powerful smell of marijuana informed them that they received unwanted dried hallucinogenic plants.
The couple contacted the police immediately. However, it was not easy to explain to the officers what happened in reality. Authorities had enough reasons to suspect them of illegal activities at a first glimpse.
Their reason to seek justice was influenced by a grain of fear as well. They believed that drug traffickers used the goods of the online retailer. However, something went wrong, and the illegal merchandise reaches their door.
If the true owner of the products figures out where the material ended up, they might come to reclaim it. Therefore, the couple decided to abandon their Florida residency for several nights.
Amazon Didn’t Offer Clear Justification
The accident happened one month ago, yet details about it surfaced only recently. Amazon was reluctant to offer a thorough explanation of what happened.
“Our customer service team worked directly with the customer to address concerns and will work with law enforcement to investigate the case, as needed.”
This silence can only underline a concerning supposition that the retail giant cannot be in control of all activities. The 65 pounds of pot could have come from a third party. However, such illegal activities have still crossed paths with Amazon services.
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