An unusual case involving Amazon has made headlines on international sites in recent days. According to Yahoo Lifestyle, a man from Tuscumbia, Alabama, bought a two-day delivery shower curtain. When the package arrived, the surprise came: when he opened the box he found a pot containing a woman's urine.
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In a statement to Yahoo, the unnamed man told the reaction he had when he noticed the confusion. I received an email on Thursday morning saying that my purchase had been delivered. I opened it and when I got it, it was a woman's urine sample or something. I was very surprised. My son was standing there watching me open the package and he had a good laugh, "he recalled.
Man buys bathroom curtain from Amazon and receives urine sample Photo: Divulgao / Amazon
According to him, the pot came with identification, including the woman's name and birthday. Warned of the confusion, Amazon apologized and arranged for the curtain to be delivered. They also said that it was not necessary to send the urine sample back. Despite this, the man has promised to keep the container and its contents for a few days in the hope that someone will contact you.
Recall other cases involving Amazon
This was not the first time that Amazon appeared linked to unusual situations. In addition to the delivery of unsolicited products, the company caused controversies with its virtual assistant, Alexa.
Alexa, Amazon's virtual assistant, is also involved in controversial cases Photo: Divulgao / Amazon
Last year, a couple from Boston received 25 packages from Amazon without making any purchases. According to Gizmodo, Mike and Kelly Gallivan spent a few months opening boxes containing random and variously priced items. At first they believed it to be a trick question, but then they started to get scared. Amazon said the items were purchased with a gift card. Therefore, there was no information about the sender. Purchases have never been claimed by anyone else.
Another case involving Alexa was filed in 2018. At the time, the virtual assistant recorded a conversation between a couple from Portland, Oregon, and sent the file to the man's employee. The boy immediately contacted the boss, advising to turn off the Echo. Luckily, the subject was just wooden floors. At the time, Amazon admitted the failure and apologized for the error, claiming that Alexa must have understood a command to send recorded message.
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