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Pensioner’s horror after finding ‘swastikas’ imprinted on the soles of his new £15 slippers bought from Amazon (6 Pics)

A PENSIONER has been left shocked after discovering his brand new slippers covered in swastikas.
Aghast Sam Purdie, 81, then tried to warn other customers off the offensive design but claims Amazon continuously blocked his comments.
The OAP decided to buy the £15 cosy slip-ons after they appeared "perfectly respectable" online.
But on opening the online package he was horrified to find the soles covered in the Nazi symbol.
The retired engineer then took it upon himself to warn other customers of the design but claims the online retailer censored his review.
Sam said: "I was just looking a for a comfortable new pair of slippers, nothing fancy. I saw them on Amazon and they looked ideal.
"At first they looked good but then I realised they had swastikas all over the soles.
"You could absolutely notice the pattern right away.
"They looked good on Amazon, but they were of course very careful not to show you the sole of the slippers.
"I'm a regular customer with Amazon and they usually ask you to give them a review of products, so I did.
"I wrote that I was not happy with my swastika-embroidered slippers and that I certainly won't be wearing them.
"I'm not Jewish, but I am old enough to have very unpleasant memories of swastikas."
Gobsmacked Sam said Amazon immediately responded to his feedback telling him he would never be allowed to leave reviews again.

He said: "They responded saying I had been abusive in my review. But it was an automated response.
"I think the fact I had used the word swastika upset them.
"I haven't asked for a rebate or anything from them, but they will never be going on my feet."
The company behind the Jo & Joe brand slippers say the pattern is a "honeycomb maze" and has nothing to do with the Third Reich.
A spokesman said: "This is the first time that this has been brought to our attention. This sole is widely avaliable in China and has not been developed by us.
"Any resemblance is purely coincidental. It is a honeycomb maze pattern."

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