CBS’s “60 Minutes” takes its turn telling the well documented and awful story of eBay executives who in 2019 cyberstalked and harassed the Natick couple that publishes the eCommerceBytes newsletter.
The crimes, sparked by anger over coverage of eBay in the publication, have led to jail time for some of the former eBay execs.
The teaser for the segment raises the question: “Why would senior management at eBay, the popular Silicon Valley ecommerce giant want ‘terrorize’ a couple from a tiny town in Massachusetts who ran a website out of their home? That’s our story tonight…” (Hey, Natick’s not that “tiny”!)
In addition to interviewing the couple, David and Ina Steiner, “60 Minutes” spoke with Natick police officers on the case.
“60 Minutes” aired at 7pm on CBS locally on March 26, 2023. Watch the full segment.
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Judy B says
This story was horrifying and sickening. The fact that senior management walks away with millions in their pockets and this middle class couple gets crushed is positively unacceptable. I hope the pursuit of justice on behalf of this couple comes to fruition.
Shame on big corporations in this country who can get away with anything. They are America’s royalty!
Royalty ?? I think we all have enemies that treat us better. Royalty isn’t this class of people those trolls should ever be considered It’s an abuse of power by weak-minded people. What’s worse is the time it took. I have been self-employed for 13 years, I don’t have 1 minute in a day to harass anyone let alone a so-called busy top executive having time to attack someone. They probably got a raise or fired with a million-dollar walking bonus
R. Douglas Collins says
Saw the 60 Minutes report, immediately went to Ebay and closed my account, which I opened about 30 years ago.
Thomas Michael Partee says
Ebay sucks. Always has, customer service is based in India now
Closing my eBay account too after 30 years. Shame on them. What useless lowlife trash
Linda O. says
One of the executive bullies now works for the Boys & Girls Club – what? How can that be?
Geoffrey Antoine says
Let the beating begin,!
Melissa D Hixenbaugh says
Going through my own hell with them now.
DO NOT EVER BECOME A SELLER ON EBAY!!!!