a. The story advises the readers to be careful with deals that are too good to be true.
The woman paid $400 for an iPad, which was in fact just a piece of wood with some glass stuck to the front.
b. 1 learnt 6 had been cut
2 had 7 didn’t know
3 was later caught 8 has been charged
4 were found 9 is being held
5 had been made