May 1, 2012  10:28 AM

Case for eBay police grows

WAshford Profile: WAshford
Cher, Ebay

With all sorts of stuff ending up on eBay that should not really be sold, including singer Cher's symbolic Key to the city of Adelaide...

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January 24, 2012  2:04 PM

Website launched to help people profit from failed relationships

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Australia, Ebay, health, London, relationship, shopping, Website

A website has been launched to help people make a bit of cash to cheer them up after a relationship breakdown.

The aptly named provides a marketplace for people to rid themselves of...

August 26, 2011  12:08 PM

Drawing of HP Touchpad fetches bids of $80,000 on Ebay

jwilliams2 Profile: jwilliams2

March 1, 2011  9:31 AM

Computer error exposes teenager’s eBay fraud

WAshford Profile: WAshford
Ebay, Fraud, Paypal

An Australian schoolboy, who had managed to get away with thousands of dollars in fraud, was caught only after $2m was deposited by mistake into one of his fake accounts at the end of 2009.

Philip Heggie, just 17 at the time, could not resist the temptation to withdraw $5,000 of his...

February 28, 2011  3:26 PM

The value of pure cheek? Priceless. (Well, $192,500, to be precise)

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Domain name, Ebay, URL

There are not many proper URLs left to buy these days - hence the number of start-up firms with obscure-sounding names including lots of "Z" and "X". But one enterprising domain name owner has taken cheek - and his sales technique - to a new level.

Having registered

June 22, 2010  10:09 AM

End of life options

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff

It's lovely but slightly creepy that children take an interest in one's dating actitivites, but putting granny up for sale on eBay is definitely taking f****** liberties.
This happened to Sandi Firth, whose son, Jame Doyen, offered her as "My Yiddishe Momma for Sale", opening bids £1,...

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