Big Neg Looming Over eBay Mansion Auction

Can you believe it? Seems India’s Prime Minister’s mansion was sold on eBay. For a nice, princely sum (35 million rupees – $802,600). When the american businessman showed up to claim his new eBay purchase, he found out he was punk’d:

Fraudster sells Indian PM’s residence on Net

NEW DELHI –– India’s intelligence department is investigating reports that a fraudster sold an American businessman the prime minister’s residence in the heart of New Delhi recently, a leading daily reported on Sunday.

Found the scoop at Techdirt: Joker Sells Indian Prime Minister’s House On eBay

Now I don’t know about you, but I’d be stroking while cutting a check for over $800k on an eBay purchase.


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