Father’s Day gifts featuring Josef Fritzl on sale

Shoppers criticize Father’s Day gifts featuring Josef Fritzl, known for heinous crimes. Items include mugs and T-shirts with his face, raising ethical concerns.
Shoppers criticize Father’s Day gifts featuring Josef Fritzl, known for heinous crimes. Items include mugs and T-shirts with his face, raising ethical concerns.
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Father’s Day gifts featuring cellar monster Josef Fritzl have been slammed by shoppers.

The 88-year-old fathered seven kids with his daughter after keeping her as a sex slave for 24 years.

His crimes in Amstetten, Austria shocked the world.

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He was jailed in 2009 but is set to be moved from a psychiatric unit to a prison.

But mugs, T-shirts and cards with his face on are being sold ahead of Father’s Day on 16 June.

Some of them are on sale on Etsy, as reported by Need To Know.

Shoppers criticize Father’s Day gifts featuring Josef Fritzl, known for heinous crimes. Items include mugs and T-shirts with his face, raising ethical concerns.
The Josef Fritzl fathers day card on sale. (Picture: Jam Press)

One shocking listing includes a mug with Fritzl’s mugshot photoshopped over an image of a sink.

This is a direct reference to the bunker Fritzl kept his own daughter captive.

Text on the mug reads: “Dad of the year.”

The mug costs £7.33.

Shoppers criticize Father’s Day gifts featuring Josef Fritzl, known for heinous crimes. Items include mugs and T-shirts with his face, raising ethical concerns.
The Josef Fritzl fathers day mug on sale. (Picture: Jam Press)

The listing reads: “Warm-up with a nice cuppa out of this customized ceramic coffee mug.

”Personalize it with cool designs, photos or logos to make that “aaahhh!” moment even better.

”It’s microwave and dishwasher-safe, and made of white, durable ceramic.

”Thanks to the advanced printing tech, your designs come to life with incredibly vivid colours – the perfect gift for coffee, tea, and chocolate lovers.”

Also on Etsy is a top featuring the criminal’s face.

Shoppers criticize Father’s Day gifts featuring Josef Fritzl, known for heinous crimes. Items include mugs and T-shirts with his face, raising ethical concerns.
The Josef Fritzl fathers day t-shirt on sale. (Picture: Jam Press)

The white T-shirt has Fritzl’s mugshot along with text that reads ‘World’s best dad.’

The top costs £14.95.

A card features a cartoon version of Fritzl’s mugshot.

It reads: “Happy Father’s Day.

”You could have done worse.”

The card costs £3.99 on Samuel Hague’s website.

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