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Aug 9, 2012

Some people have all the luck

Order a $300 TV and get a $1600 black rifle, thanks to UPS mix up
When D.C. resident Seth Horvitz ordered a flat-panel TV on Amazon, he didn’t expect to get a military-grade assault rifle in return.

Horvitz ordered the TV, a Westinghouse 39-inch LCD, for about $320 from a third-party electronics seller on Amazon.

On Tuesday evening, a large, oblong box arrived at his doorstep via UPS Ground.
“When I saw some metal parts inside the box, I thought, ‘Maybe this is a TV stand or mount or something,’” Horvitz said in a phone interview with Wired.

“When I realized it was an assault rifle, it was pure shock and disbelief.

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Sometimes it good to keep quiet.


  1. Sometimes it good to keep quiet.

    Really. Not a peep out of me, though UPS would have been able to trace it,I imagine.

    1. They could track it, but how many times does UPS just leave packages on the front steps.

      For me, just about every package. The only time they don't is if it requires a signature.

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