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A man has been left thousands of pounds out of pocket after he received a delivery of two bags of white powder instead of a £2,400 camera.

Jakub Sokolowski, from Leith, ordered a Sony mirrorless machine from the Jessops store that was delivered by DPD on November 25 last year.However, the video producer was left he baffled when he opened the box to discover two large bags of an unknown substance rather than the camera.

It's thought the white powder was used to add weight to the otherwise empty box and avoid suspicion.Jakub has reported the incident to Police Scotland, DPD, Jessops and the Citizen Advice Bureau in hopes in getting the large sum of money back but has had no luck so far.The 37-year-old told Edinburgh Live that he is unable to sleep while going through the stress of the financial loss from the camera as well as losing out on work.

Jakub said: "I bought a camera online from a reputable source which is Jessops and DPD was the courier. I never got the camera instead of equipment I found white powder in my parcel.

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