The amount of clearly dodgy items they have on there, yet they managed to successfully pull this one.
...if only they figured out how to do this for every other dodgy item reported to them.
An eBay auction for a clay tablet was pulled just minutes before it was scheduled to close, after authorities flagged it as a 4,000-year-old endangered cultural object that was illegally smuggled out of Iraq. A German archaeologist spotted the tablet bearing wedge-shaped cuneiform script on eBay's Swiss website. The tip …
...would be if the vendor is still allowed access to ebay. A certain person whom I shall not name for legal reasons has been thrown off ebay for all eternity for the heinous crime of attempting to sell two discs containing twenty-five million names and addresses, property of HMRC.
...maybe if they had working security links and employed someone to actually read emails sent to them and then acted on the information they were provided with, or worked WITH the law enforcement officers, but no, it takes a foreign government to get through to them that there might just be some criminal activity about...
In my own experience [deleted] and [deleted] before [deleted] and there was absolutely no reply. After 3 months the sales had been completed and still I have had no reply some 2 years later.
oh, and ebay IS outsourcing rubbish.
Wonder what I can get for this old barber jacket?
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