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Ebay loser goes ballistic after losing in bid for matching band uniforms (seriously)

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by GamblersGrin, May 1, 2004.

  1. GamblersGrin

    GamblersGrin Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 24, 2003 Messages: 3,243 Likes Received: 16
    wow. (please, no band camp jokes. heh)

    http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=stor...erallyballistic

    eBay loser goes literally ballistic

    By Tinoula Awopetu, Court TV

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (Court TV) — Gerald Newburger really doesn't like losing.

    A year after getting outbid at an online auction for a collection of used band uniforms, the New Orleans native traveled to New York to confront his rival bidder with a gun.

    Newburger, 44, was pretty sore over losing a 480-piece collection of second-hand matching band and dance uniforms, which he had hoped to resell for a profit. Despite his loss to Robert Malinovsky of New York, who placed the winning bid of $360, Newburger resumed bidding offline.

    According to Poughkeepsie prosecutor Richard Fiorile, Newburger exchanged e-mails and phone calls with Malinovsky for several months trying to convince him to sell.

    After long-distance negotiating proved unsuccessful Newburger decided to try a face-to-gun approach.

    Newburger allegedly broke into Malinovsky's home and threatened his wife with a gun. Malinovsky himself was not home at the time. No one was injured during the confrontation and Malinovsky's wife called police after Newburger left sans uniforms.

    Officers apprehended Newburger in a taxi 30 minutes after the incident on his way back to the train station. A handgun was found in his briefcase.

    Newburger, who admits to being in the Malinvosky home, denies he ever waved a gun at anyone. He claims the gun fell out of his briefcase when he reached inside it for a piece of paper.

    Newburger is charged with burglary, criminal possession of a weapon, and coercion. His trial is scheduled for May 10 and he faces a mandatory term of 5-25 years in prison if found guilty.
     
  2. the_gooch

    the_gooch 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: May 15, 2002 Messages: 11,566 Likes Received: 429
    wow, i am amazed.

    i mean i like ebay, but not that much...wow.
     
  3. soulkillers

    soulkillers Senior Member

    Joined: Jan 20, 2004 Messages: 2,462 Likes Received: 53
    hopefully this guy doesnt breed
     
  4. Dr. Dazzle

    Dr. Dazzle Veteran Member

    Joined: Nov 19, 2001 Messages: 8,147 Likes Received: 3
    Hahahaha!

    That guy is awesome.....
     
  5. Telo

    Telo Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 3, 2003 Messages: 4,162 Likes Received: 37
    guahaha... you got that right.. Ebay till the casket drops!!
     
  6. Nekro

    Nekro Elite Member

    Joined: Feb 19, 2003 Messages: 2,568 Likes Received: 1
    PowerBuyer Status!
     
  7. why write?

    why write? Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 19, 2003 Messages: 5,859 Likes Received: 1
    oh shit poughkeepsie, crazy people
     
  8. BROWNer

    BROWNer Guest

    what a sucker.
     
  9. Overtime

    Overtime Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Apr 22, 2003 Messages: 13,986 Likes Received: 311
    damn, he's gonna have a nice prison uniform he might be able to resell online

    You just gotta imagine the bus ride to the pen

    " what you in for?"
    " Murder, you"
    " Rape, kidnapping, and murder, hey, how bout you?"

    "aight, ill tell you, but hold on to something, its rough. This guy outbid me for band uniforms, i was gonna have a marchin band renactment, so i went to his house with a gun"
     
  10. Deist

    Deist Guest


    :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
     
  11. Abracadabra

    Abracadabra Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Dec 28, 2001 Messages: 22,906 Likes Received: 113
  12. PalestineOne

    PalestineOne Senior Member

    Joined: Mar 25, 2004 Messages: 1,177 Likes Received: 0
  13. dr.testical

    dr.testical Senior Member

    Joined: May 26, 2003 Messages: 1,236 Likes Received: 0
    THIS NIGGAS THE BADDEST MOTHER IVE EVER SEEN IN MY LIFE!!!!!!!!





    YO WAIT TILL YOU SEE HIM HIT!
     
  14. adderall

    adderall Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 10, 2003 Messages: 2,921 Likes Received: 1
    i just lost an auction to some motherfucker.. im ready to do the same shit
     
  15. JohnnyHorton

    JohnnyHorton Senior Member

    Joined: Apr 2, 2002 Messages: 2,201 Likes Received: 0
    no fucking shit
    that shit is annoying... being outbid by some motherfucker with 4 seconds left in the auction
     
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