Internet law news- fraudulent eBay sales & blog content

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  1. Thought some may be interested...

    Man Gets Six Years for Not Delivering eBay Sales
    A man who listed hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of
    figurines for sale on eBay, but took the money without delivering the
    goods, was sentenced to six years and two months in prison by a federal
    judge. Chief U.S. District Judge Bernard A. Friedman described Stewart
    Carlyle Richardson as a sociopath and said he wanted to send a strong
    message to protect the popular new form of commerce conducted over the
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  2. Thanks for posting that. Even though it's taken far too for the law to catch up and apply to internet sales, I think it's finally going to pick up steam soon. All it will take are a few more prosecuted cases and hopefully that will have enough of a chilling effect to scare people.
  3. wow, thank goodness fraudulent sellers are finally paying the price for their actions, thanks for posting BlkLadyLaw :rolleyes:
  4. It is about time. I just retreived $585 back from Paypal for not receiving a Gucci bag. It is really irritating, you look forward to getting something and it never comes.
    Not to mention the fakes, please make it stop!!
  5. Awesome! :yes:
  6. It's good to see that at least some of these scammers are getting what they deserve!
  7. Yep. It is about time.
  8. Very interesting read!
  9. finally!
  10. Thanks, that blogger article was interesting as well.
  11. great read! Finally justice is being done to scammers!
  12. Love when they finally catch up with the crooks!
  13. Love when they finally catch up with the crooks! Did they really think they were going to get away with it?
  14. That's good to hear......more assurance that people won't do stupid stuff like that.