Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Ebay to the Rescue

A British man was browsing eBay one day and saw some familiar items up for for bid and he didn't list them.Tristan Brooks, 30, told the Daily Mail that a week before he was scheduled to move into his new home, he found out that his $13,000 kitchen (that he saved up for ten years to outfit) had been stripped. His refrigerator, oven, toaster, trash can and even curtain hooks were all stolen. And to add insultAfter the theft, cops told him they had no leads. His girlfriend suggested he log on to see if any of the items were listed -- and they were."I logged on and all of a sudden," Tristan said. "I was staring at the screen and looking at my fridge freezer. It was being sold by somebody in Bridgend," which is only 30 miles from where he lives in Pontcanna, Cardiff in the UK.He posed as an interested buyer and arranged a time to meet the seller at his home and spotted all of this goods. He quickly called police who arrested the suspect.Tristan was able to recover all of the stolen goods.


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