A large quantity of “autographed” copies of ’99 Stories of the Game’ sold through Indigo Books and Music were actually autopenned. Indigo realized the mistake after customers familiar with Gretzky’s autograph contacted them to complain. They’re now offering refunds for those books.
“We have ordered thousands of author signed books in the past and have never had an issue. But in this case, unfortunately, we unknowingly received auto-penned versions instead of the promised autographed books,” Janet Eger, vice president of public relations for Indigo Books and Music, told Global News, which carried a story about the issue on its nightly newscast. Watch below. If you can’t see the video, click here.