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  • Trash to Cash: Your Amazon Purchase Could Come From the Garbage

    12/31/2019 4:29:32 PM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 41 replies
    wsj ^ | 12/17/2019 | wsj
    Some Amazon third-party sellers sell second-hand products as new on the site—some even claim to sell products they found while digging through garbage dumpsters. The Wall Street Journal set out to test their claims by setting up an Amazon storefront and gathering some trash.
  • Vince Young’s trophies, Rose Bowl helmet on eBay after storage unit auction, seller says

    12/23/2019 10:56:23 AM PST · by simpson96 · 20 replies
    Austin American-Stateman ^ | 12/21/2019 | Katie Hall
    Several trophies and other sports memorabilia belonging to former University of Texas star Vince Young are now on eBay. An anonymous seller says they bought the contents of two storage units that previously belonged to Young at a semi-blind auction in Houston. “We’ve acquired 2 storage units formally [sic] belonging to the award winning, record breaking, newly inducted into the college football hall of fame, Football Star Vince Young,” the seller says in a post selling Young’s 2006 Rose Bowl trophy for offensive MVP. The “buy it now” price: $50,000. Young could not be immediately reached for comment. The seller’s...
  • Dad accidentally orders $130 inflatable Santa Claus decoration and it's as tall as his house

    12/20/2019 8:39:20 AM PST · by where's_the_Outrage? · 32 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | Dec 19, 2019 | Bridie Pearson-jones For Mailonline
    A father has left his neighbors 'laughing their heads off' after accidentally ordering a 25-foot inflatable Santa. Matty James, 32, believed he had purchased a eight foot blow-up Father Christmas from eBay - only for the festive whopper to turn out to be 25 feet instead. The nightclub owner, from Southport, Merseyside, spent $130 on the inflatable decoration in the hope of sprucing out the outside of his home for the festive season, but was left open-mouthed when the flaccid St Nick was blown up earlier this month.
  • The Democrats’ Biggest Expert Accusing Republicans of Russian Trolling Was a Russian Troll

    12/30/2018 6:36:24 PM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 26 replies
    FrontPage ^ | December 31, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    The Democrats’ Biggest Expert Accusing Republicans of Russian Trolling Was a Russian Troll They invented the Russian conspiracy, then they faked the crimes. December 31, 2018 Daniel Greenfield Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical Left and Islamic terrorism. When the Democrats and the media wanted to prove that Russian trolls were everywhere, and supporting Republicans, they turned to Jonathon Morgan and Renee DiResta. Morgan and DiResta had originally been part of Obama’s futile effort to fight ISIS on social media, before discovering a much more lucrative...
  • Car collector's 'dirty little secret' discovered after death.

    06/01/2019 7:46:38 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 64 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/1/19 | Gary Gastelu, Fox News
    Dirty little secrets are rarely this big. An eclectic car, motorcycle and parts collection discovered after the May 2018 death of a Michigan man who had amassed it over the years is heading to the auction block. According to VanDerBrink Auctions, Jeff Begg was an engineer who worked for Dana Corporation, founded several manufacturing companies of his own and fell under the spell of eBay when he was closing out his wife’s account following her passing in 2003.
  • VIDEO: I Was the Creator of the Internet Commerce Boom

    04/09/2019 11:27:53 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 13 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 9, 2019 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO Should you dare to cast aspersions upon the veracity of my claim, this video will reveal the amazing TRUE story of how the internet commerce boom kicked off and the crucial (but accidental) role YOURS TRULY played in it.
  • Math Question for Math Genius Freepers :)

    11/02/2018 11:36:33 AM PDT · by beergarden · 62 replies
    just me dudes | 11/02/2018 | beergarden
    Hi. Time for a non-political break from the usual anti-lib articles which we all love here. I have a math question for my genius Freepers because I know conservatives are smarter than idiot liberals so the question is " how many stupid liberals does it take to screw a light bulb? ANSWER: None, they think the light bulb will lead to climate change (drum beat) OK, that's not it (j/k) but here it is: I have a relative (self-made/taught/ no HS diploma but makes more than I do) who sells on an online platform like Ebay. She will sell fabrics...
  • Man lists 'used' girlfriend for sale on eBay, is shocked when bids reach $119G

    10/10/2018 8:54:42 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 48 replies
    Fox ^ | 10/10/2018 | Michelle Gant
    A man who listed his girlfriend for sale on eBay as a prank was shocked when the bids reached over $119,000 within 24 hours. Click to learn more Dale Leeks, who lives in London, “wanted to have a laugh” so he thought it would be funny to list his girlfriend of one year, Kelly Greaves, on the auction site, CTV News reports. He described her condition as “for parts or not working” and wrote that she “starts OK but after that there’s a constant whining noise that I can’t seem to stop. Bodywork is fairly tidy but close up shows...
  • Proposed [items hit by tariffs] Modification of Action Pursuant to Section 301: China's Acts...,

    08/31/2018 5:55:05 PM PDT · by daniel1212 · 2 replies
    U.S. Gov. ^ | 7-16-18 | Office of United States Trade Representative (USTR)
    On June 20, 2018 (83 FR 28710), the U.S. Trade Representative (Trade Representative) provided notice of an initial action in the Section 301 investigation of the acts, policies, and practices of the Government of China related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation. The initial action was the imposition of an additional 25 percent ad valorem duty on products of China with an annual trade value of approximately $34 billion, effective July 6, 2018. The proposed modification is to maintain the original $34 billion action and the proposed $16 billion action, and to take further action in the form of...
  • Minnesota FBI agent who leaked secret documents pleads guilty

    04/17/2018 3:17:28 PM PDT · by GeaugaRepublican · 43 replies
    Star Tribune ^ | 04/17/2018 | Stephen Montemayor
    A former Minneapolis FBI agent caught leaking classified documents to The Intercept pleaded guilty in federal court in St. Paul Tuesday afternoon.
  • Selling on Ebay,My Experience

    04/07/2018 4:27:59 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 67 replies
    4/7/2018 | me
    Selling on Ebay,My Experience. It's not easy. Posted a thread a while back about what will you do when you retire.I'm going to buy stuff to resell on Ebay.I've already started so I can get the hang of it. I'll say one thing,it ain't easy,It's work,but I enjoy it.making mistakes but figuring things out as I go.If you enjoy junking,it may be for you,but those Youtube videos leave alot out.
  • Toys ‘R’ Us worker sold stolen toys online for more than $120K: cops

    03/27/2018 11:50:50 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 19 replies
    NY Post ^ | March 27, 2018 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    Maybe he was trying to get a jump on the company’s upcoming liquidation. Long before Toys ‘R’ Us announced plans to go out of the toy business, an employee at a store in Virginia stole nearly 3,000 toys before flipping them on eBay for nearly $123,000, authorities said. Obaid Sheikh, 25, stole 2,970 toys during his four years of working at a Toys ‘R’ Us location in Fairfax and then sold the items online, WJLA reports. An asset protection manager for Toys ‘R’ Us launched an investigation in October 2017 after a string of thefts at the store. He later...
  • Archives Thief Gets Two Years (No, not Sandy Berger)

    05/27/2005 3:40:39 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 10 replies · 600+ views
    Washington Post ^ | May 27, 2005 | Carol D. Leonnig
    A Virginia man was sentenced yesterday to two years in prison for stealing more than 100 Civil War-era documents from the National Archives, including some he tried to sell on eBay. Howard Harner, 68, took letters authored by Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee and other historical figures. Federal prosecutors sought a lengthy sentence to help discourage trafficking in stolen American history. Harner, of Staunton, pleaded guilty in March to hiding the documents in his clothing and smuggling them out of a National Archives research room from 1996 to 2002. Prosecutors said he made $47,314 by selling the documents to a...
  • eBay Banning AR-15-Related Gear and Images?

    03/08/2018 7:30:15 PM PST · by Simon Green · 44 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 03/08/18 | Dan Zimmerman
    Chris Bushnell is the owner of Cypress Collectibles and patchaddict.com and sent us the following: I am the owner of an embroidered patch company right here in Austin. Today I got a call from eBay saying that I cannot sell our 2nd Amendment patches that have an image of an AR-15 on them. eBay told me on the phone that they will be removing all clothing items this week from eBay that have an AR-15 or any assault rifle on them. That includes my patches, plus hats, t-shirts, and more. If you search eBay today for “AR15” you only get...
  • Adam Schiff was not punked - is trying to make 1 million selling naked Trump photos on Ebay

    02/06/2018 10:26:32 PM PST · by doug from upland · 26 replies
    twitter/ebay ^ | 2-6-18 | dfu
  • Rudolph, Santa puppets from ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ listed on eBay for $10 million

    12/20/2017 4:35:47 PM PST · by Eddie01 · 6 replies
    PIX11 TV ^ | Dec. 20, 2017 | ALIZA CHASAN
    You’ll need a lot of “Silver and Gold” to buy this ultimate Christmas gift. Fans of the 1964 holiday-cartoon classic “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” have a chance to snag one of the most expensive pieces of memorabilia out there. Peter Lutrario, the owner of the Rudolph and Santa puppets is selling the pair that appeared on the Rankin/Bass TV special and asking for a whopping $10 million in an eBay auction. Rankin/Bass expert Rick Goldschmidt, who used to bring these exact puppets to events, said you can’t put a price on them. The pair are two of several puppets used...
  • eBay dumps Columbus Day for Indigenous People's Day

    10/09/2017 6:31:04 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 13 replies
    eBay ^ | 10/09/2017
  • Soros Clones: 5 Liberal Mega-Donors Nearly as Dangerous as George Soros

    08/28/2014 6:06:29 PM PDT · by mgist · 17 replies
    newsbusters ^ | 8/26/14 | Ciandella
    As the 2014 midterm elections approached, the media were quick to criticize conservative donors like the Koch brothers for backing issues important to them. But journalists largely ignored the incredible financial power being used to promote the liberal agenda. Five top donors – Michael Bloomberg, Warren Buffett, Pierre Omidyar, Tom Steyer and George Soros’s own son, Jonathan – are major funders of the left. Together, they have contributed at least $2.7 billion since 2000 to groups pushing abortion, gun control, climate change alarmism and liberal candidates. That’s not how major media depicted them. Broadcast networks applauded when billionaire hedge fund...
  • Secret NSA report: Russian military intelligence hacked U.S. voting software supplier

    06/06/2017 7:16:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/06/2017 | AllahPundit
    Let’s start with a caveat from one of the authors of The Intercept’s story, just so we’re clear on what *isn’t* being alleged. very very important: there’s nothing in the NSA report indicating the actual voting machines or vote tabulations were compromised— Sam Biddle (@samfbiddle) June 5, 2017 Was that the goal, though? The piece is long and difficult to excerpt so I’ll try to summarize. According to the NSA (CBS has confirmed that this is indeed a real NSA report), last August Russia’s military intelligence unit — the GRU — hacked into a software company, likely VR Systems...
  • The FBI Says ISIS Used Phony eBay Listings to Funnel Cash to US Operative

    08/12/2017 8:00:09 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 7 replies
    gizmodo ^ | 08/11/2017 | Jennings Brow
    The alleged US operative, Maryland-based Mohamed Elshinawy, was charged with attempting to support ISIS in December 2015. Federal agents believed he was selling computer printers on eBay as a front for receiving funds via PayPal from the terrorist organization, the Wall Street Journal reports. The funds allegedly came from Siful Sujan, who was killed in a 2015 drone attack. The $8,700 Elshinawy received from Sujan was allegedly intended to help fund a terrorist attack. Elshinawy was convicted after investigators reviewed his Western Union and PayPal records. Investigators subpoenaed eBay, which provided Elshinawy’s account and transaction information.