K-pop sensations BLACKPINK are in Manila for a fan event hosted by Shopee, which is being accused of scamming customers. Filipino Blinks tweets on Twitter to criticize online shopping platform Shopee for allegedly “scamming” them out of a chance to meet BLACKPINK. Shopee hosted a meet and greet at the Samsung Hall in SM Aura on June 6, 2019.
The hashtag #ShopeeScam trended both in the Philippines and worldwide on social networking sites such as Twitter.
Last May 10, 2019, Shopee released the mechanics for their Black Ticket promo, which offered customers a chance to attend the meet and greet requirements. To avail the promo, you need to register for it by May 25, 2019.
For those who got the 568 Top Shopee spenders for cumulative purchases within the period of May 11 to May 25 would get one pass to the event. And the Top 40 would be given a chance to get tickets. “For orders to be counted to the buyer’s total accumulated purchases, orders must be placed from May 11-25 and must be received and completed by June 1, 2019.”
The promo needed to spend a minimum of P4, 000 to qualify as a top spender.
Here are some fans posts on Twitter about #ShopeeScam:
The Shopee Management releases a statement for this issue:
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