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Actual Schindler’s List Being Auctioned on eBay

Actual Schindler’s List Being Auctioned on eBay

iStockphotot(NEW YORK) — Schindler’s list — the document, not the movie — is being auctioned on eBay with a hefty starting price of $3 million.
The auction was launched at 9 p.m. EST on Friday and will run until July 28, according to the d…

Human Bones Found in California Backyard Were Bought on eBay

Human Bones Found in California Backyard Were Bought on eBay

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images(PASADENA, Calif.) — What was supposed to be a response to a call about a trespasser in Pasadena, Calif., took an unusual twist when police found an altar with human bones in a backyard, and now they are investigating how…

Foreign Authorities Aid in Breaking Up International Cyber Fraud Ring

Foreign Authorities Aid in Breaking Up International Cyber Fraud Ring

CamEl Creative/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Law enforcement officials abroad came together Wednesday to take down an international fraud ring that targeted American Internet shoppers.  The scheme involved eBay, Cars.com and other similar marketplace …

After Closing Announcement, Stores Begin to Sell Out of Twinkies, Hostess Products

After Closing Announcement, Stores Begin to Sell Out of Twinkies, Hostess Products

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — On Hostess Brands’ last day of shipping its iconic snacks, entrepreneurial eBay sellers have taken the opportunity to tap into buyers’ Hostess panic, selling boxes for 95 percent more than grocery stores.In one Food Empor…

Cabbage Patch Kids Go Presidential with Obamas, Romney, Biden, Ryan Dolls

Cabbage Patch Kids Go Presidential with Obamas, Romney, Biden, Ryan Dolls

Cabbage Patch Kids / Jakks Pacific Inc.(NEW YORK) — Move over Barack Obama action figure, there’s a new presidential toy in town. Instead of bad-guy fighting plastic prowess, this Obama-inspired doll sports a soft suit, graying hair and the roun…

eBay Begins Removing Alcohol Listings After “20/20” Report on Teen Buyer

eBay Begins Removing Alcohol Listings After “20/20” Report on Teen Buyer

iStockphotos/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The online marketplace eBay has said it will begin removing listings for beer and liquor from its site after a teen working with 20/20 successfully ordered vodka from two eBay vendors. The vendors advertised their p…

Forget Fake IDs: Can Kids Buy Alcohol on eBay?

Forget Fake IDs: Can Kids Buy Alcohol on eBay?

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The online marketplace eBay is a popular site for bidding on rare finds and selling your own household treasures, but resourceful teens might also find another use for it: scoring booze. While eBay prohibits the sale of all alcoho…

Forget Fake IDs: Can Kids Buy Alcohol on eBay?

Forget Fake IDs: Can Kids Buy Alcohol on eBay?

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The online marketplace eBay is a popular site for bidding on rare finds and selling your own household treasures, but resourceful teens might also find another use for it: scoring booze. While eBay prohibits the sale of all alcoho…

eBay Bans Magic Potions, Curses, Spells

eBay Bans Magic Potions, Curses, Spells

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Looking for a spell that will make your partner lust for you and only you? Or a black magic revenge incantation to curse your enemy? Or maybe a good old-fashioned demon-obliterating potion for $51 that promises to &…

Florida Man Selling ‘American Dream’ on eBay

Florida Man Selling ‘American Dream’ on eBay

John Foxx/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — “I’m selling my American dream on eBay,” Shane Butcher of Tampa Bay, Fla., happily told ABCNews.com. Butcher, 29, is selling everything he owns for a price of $3.5 million on eBay. His “American dream” includes the thr…

Video Game Collection Sells for $1.2 Million

Video Game Collection Sells for $1.2 Million

eBay(NEW YORK) — A collection of video games sold on eBay for more than $1.2 million.The collection of about 7,000 video games includes every video game for each Sega console among others.The French seller is a 32-year-old man named Andre who said his…

Pennsylvania High School For Sale on eBay

Pennsylvania High School For Sale on eBay

Creatas Images/Thinkstock(LANGHORNE, Pa.) — For sale: “One Pre-owned, But Extremely Successful, Public High School.”So begins the tongue-in-cheek, but completely serious, eBay listing for The Learning Center, a Langhorne, Pa., school that has found a …

President Obama’s Sedan Available for Auction on eBay

President Obama’s Sedan Available for Auction on eBay

Courtesy Lisa Czibor(CHICAGO) — Before he traveled in limousines and motorcades, President Obama shuttled himself to and from work at the Springfield, Ill., state house in a 2005 grey Chrysler sedan.The owner of the car is now offering the ultimate pi…

‘Harry Potter,’ ‘Twilight’ Among Top Pop Culture Moments on eBay in 2011

‘Harry Potter,’ ‘Twilight’ Among Top Pop Culture Moments on eBay in 2011

2011 Warner Bros. Ent./ Harry Potter Publishing Rights © J.K.R.(NEW YORK) — Harry Potter and Twilight sequels were among the top-grossing movies of the year, but fans of the two series weren’t just spending their money at the box office. The fran…

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