Three not-so-wise men

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A former Army Staff Sergeant has been jailed for up to eighteen months for selling gun parts on eBay. The prosecutor said that, in the wrong hands, the parts could have been used to make decommissioned weapons serviceable again. eBay had already suspended the man’s account for contravention of their own weapons policy.
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A 42-year-old Spokane [Washington, USA] man pleaded guilty today to nine federal charges that include stealing inventory from Sacred Heart Medical Center and earning more than $644,000 by selling those items on eBay.
eBay account: NARU

A Massachusetts man has been jailed for six and a half years for swindling US$225,000 out of eBay buyers. The man sold Superbowl tickets on the auction site, but failed either to provide the tickets or to refund his disappointed customers. While out on bail for this crime, the man apparently tried to sell non-existent Corvettes on fake second chance offers.



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