Global  

Go read this story about a bizarre harassment campaign by a group of ex-eBay employees

The Verge Saturday, 26 September 2020
Go read this story about a bizarre harassment campaign by a group of ex-eBay employeesIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Back in June, authorities in Massachusetts announced they were charging six former eBay employees in connection with the strange harassment campaign of a couple who ran an e-commerce newsletter. The six had sent the couple, Ina and David Steiner, online threats and abuse, and mailed a bizarre collection of items including live insects and a bloody pig face mask, all for the newsletter’s negative coverage of eBay, according to the US Attorney’s Boston office.

David Streitfeld of The New York Times spoke with one of the six people charged, Veronica Zea, who said she plans to plead guilty— the charges include conspiring to commit cyberstalking and tamper with witnesses. If you thought the initial story was weird, buckle up, because this...
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Video Credit: Wochit Tech - Published
News video: eBay Workers To Plead Guilty To Terrorizing Online Critics

eBay Workers To Plead Guilty To Terrorizing Online Critics 00:34

Four of seven former eBay Inc. employees are to plead guilty for their participation in tormenting a Massachusetts couple. According to Newser, the couple ran an online newsletter critical of the auction website. Federal prosecutors say the group's campaign of intimidation included sending live...

💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

eBay eBay American multinational e-commerce corporation

eBay launches sneaker authentication service to combat counterfeit sales

Once verified, the sneakers get a small eBay tag. | Image: eBay

eBay is launching a new sneaker authentication service to verify that shoes sold on..

The Verge

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 is down to $550 at eBay

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 is available for $550 from Microsoft’s eBay store, its lowest price yet...

The Verge

Massachusetts Massachusetts State in the northeastern United States

Watch live: Mass. governor on precautions in Salem before Halloween

Salem typically attracts half a million visitors during October but due to the coronavirus pandemic, the city is asking visitors without plans to not visit.
CBS News

Massachusetts governor talks vaccine distribution plan

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker said Tuesday that the state is developing a plan to distribute a COVID-19 ​vaccine once one or more become available...
CBS News

Watch live: Massachusetts governor gives COVID-19 update

More than 800 new cases were reported in the state on Monday.
CBS News

The pursuit of herd immunity is a folly – so who's funding this bad science?

Earlier this month, in a wood-panelled room at a country estate in Massachusetts, three defiantly unmasked professors gathered around a large oak table to sign a..
WorldNews

MLB''s Fenway Park readies for early voting

Early voting in the U.S. presidential election gets underway this weekend in Massachusetts. Registered voters in Boston will cast ballots at Fenway Park from..
USATODAY.com

Boston Boston State capital of Massachusetts, U.S.

First baby male gorilla born at Boston zoo

After a successful Caesarean section, mother gorilla Kiki welcomed a healthy baby.
BBC News
It's a boy! First baby gorilla born at Boston zoo [Video]

It's a boy! First baby gorilla born at Boston zoo

Boston's Franklin Park Zoo welcomed the birth of its first baby gorilla

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 00:45Published

Boston news anchor fired for cameo in Adam Sandler's film 'Hubie Halloween'

A cameo in Adam Sandler's new Netflix film has cost Boston news anchor Alaina Pinto her job. "I hoped this would not be how things evolved," she said.

USATODAY.com

Boston mayor warns against house parties amid COVID uptick

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said Thursday that officials are giving "special attention" to gatherings and house parties "that are putting other people at risk," as..
CBS News

You Might Like


Related videos from verified sources

4 Former eBay Employees To Plead Guilty In Cyberstalking Campaign Against Natick Couple [Video]

4 Former eBay Employees To Plead Guilty In Cyberstalking Campaign Against Natick Couple

Four former eBay employees will plead guilty for their roles in what prosecutors described as a cyberstalking campaign targeting a Natick couple who wrote content critical of the company in its..

Credit: WBZ CBS Boston     Duration: 00:31Published

Related news from verified sources

Mumbai: Mumbaikars ran Boston marathon on Marine Drive virtually

Mumbai: Mumbaikars ran Boston marathon on Marine Drive virtually
In African wildlife safari lingo, the Big Five animals are the rhinoceros, lion, elephant, leopard and cape buffalo, all of them awe inspiring sights for...
Mid-Day

Boston Sports Club parent files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

This story first appeared on NBC10 Boston. Town Sports International, which owns Boston Sports Club, New York Sports Club and other gyms, filed for Chapter 11...
bizjournals

5 minutes with...Boston Scientific's Meghan Scanlon

Boston Scientific's Meghan Scanlon took over Boston Scientific's urology and pelvic health division at a time of major upheaval including an FDA product ban and...
bizjournals


Tweets about this