eBayed PS2 packed with cash


For the most part, eBay sucks. What was once a haven of bargains and rare finds for gamers has now turned into a free-for-all, and people are now selling crap like Jesus Cheetos and alien babies in a jar. It's a shame, really. That's why it's great to hear that one British gamer got the deal of the century from a recent auction.

The 16-year-old was lucky enough to be the last guy on earth to hop onto the PlayStation 2 wagon. His £95 (almost $200) winning bid for the console and two games seemed to be a ripoff at first, as the two games were missing. He made out like a bandit, though, as €65,400 ($90,000) was packed inside instead.

Like any sane people, the parents of this gamer contacted police as soon as they found out. Police are holding the cash until late September, but there's potential for the cash to go back to the family under the countries' Police Property Act. Hell, he could almost afford a PS3 with that kind of cash. (kidding!)

A spokesman for eBay said: "We know that eBay is a great place to pick up a bargain, although in this case, we agree that the contents of the parcel were somewhat unusual and we will assist with any inquiries the police may wish to make."

[via BBC ]

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