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Unos EP swindlers sold a woman a piece of wood painted black with the Apple logo instead of the iPad that they promised you. The scammers first showed him a real iPad. He was then given a fake iPad packaged and decorated with great detail. A woman from South Carolina (EE UU) has fallen in the thymus of the geek version Estampa. Ashley McDowell buy an iPad to two men for a much lower price that in stores and instead enjoy the Apple tablet had to settle with a piece of wood painted black. That Yes, with the Apple logo. The incident occurred Monday when two men approached the young woman in the parking lot of a McDonald s in the city of Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Men offered McDowell an iPad, and so she does not suspect, the swindlers showed him an iPad original wearing on top. Both claimed that they had bought a lot of these devices and resold them for 300 dollars (210 euros). Far to let this opportunity pass, the girl accepted the deal but assured scammers than that currently only wearing 180 dollars (125 euros). Scammers, without putting any kind of glue by having to lower the price, accepted and handed the package to the young. The girl was excited with his new purchase but not opened the package until he came to her house. To open the package waiting for your new iPad he found a piece of wood of the same size as the Apple tablet. Pega iPad mimicked the rounded edges of the original iPad with black electrical tape and the characteristic Apple of the logo was a clipping. However, fraudsters spared in details. At the bottom of the screen of the iPad of wood glued together had trimmed icons of the Safari web browser, e-mail, access to the photos and the iPod icon. The young man reported the case to the police but officials assured that they are very far from the whereabouts of scammers. Source of the news: the thymus of the Estampa in iPad version

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These psychological triggers are the motivators potentials which allow the individual to make decisions, all on the basis of previously submitted. Below are major triggers involved in the thought to decision-making processes, which leads to an action. Cultural, determined by the socio-cultural environment of the consumer. Status, determined by socioeconomic status; consumption is growing in general, to the extent that socioeconomic status rises. Affective, determined by the degree of acceptance or rejection of social or group by having or not a good.

Need, determined by the actual need for the conventional life of a product. Standardization or mass, as a product is owned by most of the people rises pressure so that even do not buy it. EFFECTS OF CONSUMERISM Global: Consumerism is damaging to the entire ecological balance that currently there are many problems related to the excessive consumption of natural resources becomes worldwide as well as that mostly production processes generate pollution. Regional: The preference of unnecessary or easily substitutable products of a population that are produced in another region helps to unbalance the balance of trade between the regions. Social: Often helps the poor distribution of wealth, since consumers are generally of a lower socio-economic level that the owners of the generating companies of products objects of consumerism. Family: drop into the consumerism we increase our expenses unnecessarily buying things that we could avoid or reduce as products whose advertising promises miracles, low-life products or substitute other natural products.

Staff: Various consumerist options are less healthy to those that are not. For example, make a juice of Orange at home instead of buying one packaging that besides contain preservative, comes with bottles that end up in the inorganic trash. Cultural: Cultural expressions as transmitters of sense and values are modified so that today the young man of the generation that is being formed, is prepared to consume and not to be a critical and independent person.