Scammers seeking to exploit baby formula shortage, FTC warns

Scammers are looking to prey on U.S. parents struggling to find baby formula amid a national shortage of the nutritional products, the Federal Trade Commission warned Wednesday. The agency urged consumers scouring the internet for formula to beware of people who claim to be selling brand-name products, but who fail to deliver them after someone makes an online purchase."Scammers exploiting the high demand for baby formula have sunk to new lows. They're popping up online and tricking desperate parents and caregivers into paying steep prices for formula that never arrives," the FTC said in a statement. In some cases, scammers create fake...
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The eBay exec preaching transparency

Renee Morin is the chief sustainability officer at eBay, the world’s No. 2 online marketplace. In her role, Morin toggles among tasks ranging from calculating and showing the company’s progress on carbon emissions reductions to interacting with shareholders. She is also a big believer in eBay’s recommerce business: She bought her first item through the company in the 1990s, and recently said she convinced three friends to buy a cordless vacuum cleaner through the website.
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Know Future Outlook of Online Auction Market: Key Players LiveAuctioneers, Silent Auction Pro, Bonanza, eBay, FrontStream

AMA introduce new research on Global Online Auction covering micro level of analysis by competitors and key business segments (2021-2027). The Global Online Auction explores comprehensive study on various segments like opportunities, size, development, innovation, sales and overall growth of major players. The research is carried out on primary and secondary statistics sources and it consists both qualitative and quantitative detailing.

An immersive ‘Stranger Things’ pop-up store is coming to Chicago

If you're too full of anticipation to wait another week and a half for the premiere of Stranger Things Season 4 on May 27, there's a way you can get your nostalgia fix locally. Get ready to immerse yourself in the world of Hawkins and the parallel dimensions beyond at Stranger Things Store, a new Netflix-created pop-up experience coming to suburban Oakbrook Center starting Friday, May 20.

Where to Buy Yeezy Slides Online Without Spending a Fortune

Click here to read the full article. All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. Missed out on the latest restock of Kanye West‘s Yeezy Slides? Colorways in “Pure,” “Glow Green” and “Onyx” were restocked on Monday (May 16). The slides, which retail for $70 for adults and $40-$50 for kids and infants, became available at 10:30 a.m. ET at Adidas and Yeezy Supply, per Footwear News. Didn’t get a chance to purchase a pair of...

Ex-eBay exec pleads guilty to terrorising couple with spiders, threats and funeral wreath

The final of seven former eBay employees has pleaded guilty in connection with a bizarre harassment campaign pitted by employees of the online behemoth against a middle-aged couple in suburban Massachusetts – using everything from pornographic magazines to live insects and a bloody pig face mask.David Harville, eBay’s former director of global resiliency, pleaded guilty on Thursday via video link at a Boston federal court hearing. He was indicted in 2020 on charges including conspiracy to commit stalking, witness tampering, and destruction, alteration and falsification of records in a federal investigation.Another Ebay executive, James Baugh, pleaded guilty last month to...

Refurb Apple Outlet at eBay: Up to 60% off

Score savings on refurbished iPhones, smartwatches, iPads, MacBooks, and more, including this pictured refurb Unlocked Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max 128GB Smartphone for $824 ($175 off list). Shop Now at eBay Tips See product pages for shipping information (most items will receive free shipping). All eBay refurbished items come with a minimum 1-year warranty. Check product pages for more details.

Kendrick Lamar’s Sneaker Collaborations Searches Surge Over 1000%

Kendrick Lamar’s new album is now available. Before the release, Kendrick announced the new pgLang x Converse collaboration, which instantly sold out. From the last week of April to the first week of May, searches for pgLang increased by 1276 percent, according to eBay data. The popular Nike Cortez...

Ex-eBay exec charged with harassing newsletter publishers pleads guilty

BOSTON, May 12 (Reuters) - A former eBay Inc (EBAY.O) security executive pleaded guilty on Thursday to participating in a campaign to harass a Massachusetts couple who ran an online newsletter that involved sending them disturbing home deliveries like cockroaches and a funeral wreath. David Harville, the company's former director...