Hoverboard firm gives back €250k

Company issued refunds amid safety concerns

20th December, 2015
Hoverboards are now subject to safety concerns Getty

Online hoverboard trader Swegway Ireland refunded its customers a total of €250,000 amid a consumer watchdog crackdown on traders over safety concerns.

Swegway Ireland, a branch of digital marketing company Pixel Craft Digital, took orders from 350 customers for devices for the Christmas season.

But the company refunded its customers when the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) flagged concerns with the safety of the product.

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