COEUR d'ALENE, Idaho – The manager of an Idaho thrift store is seeking the return of her laptop computer, which was accidentally sold for $5. Sandra Bechthold said she was shocked when she learned her 2-year-old Dell Inspiron and case were sold on July 12.
Bechthold had to do some work offsite that day, leaving the Women's Center Thrift Store in the hands of one staffer and a group of volunteers. The Coeur d'Alene Press reports Bechthold doesn't know how her laptop ended up in the donation receiving room.
A volunteer said she decided on a $5 sale price because she once saw a laptop with no software sold for that amount.
Bechthold has placed a classified ad offering to buy the computer back.