1,300 Unopened Rebate Applications Found In Dumpster

This is a picture of the 1,300 unopened rebate forms a Mercury News reporter found in a dumpster near Vastech, a rebate processor for Fry’s Electronics.

When confronted, the company’s owner blamed it on a lazy employee who no longer works for Vastech and offered to process and sign checks for all of the envelopes in front of the reporter.

Stories like this make Matt’s “as organized as a Swiss train system” rebate tracking methodology seem less and less insane.

Tech Talk: Unopened rebate requests found in San Jose dumpster [MercuryNews]