What the hell.....
[Bureaucrats get EBay fever
State sells penknives confiscated at airports at online auction]
That pocketknife you surrendered to airport security screeners might now be tucked away in someone else's pocket -- someone who bought it on EBay.
Under the handle CaliforniaGold2000, the state is using the Internet auction house to convert scores of confiscated items to cash.
So far, $16,281 has been made selling objects taken from passengers at Oakland and Sacramento airports -- the only ones in Northern California to participate in the state program
[Check out their auctions]
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