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An Eye for an Eye

Posted June 8, 2005
What could be more fascinating than stuff that’s been confiscated by cops? Don’t you secretly wonder what kinds of watches, jewelry, clothing, etc. might end up in their possession? It turns out you can not only check out some of this stuff but buy it via online auction at It’s not about Hermès or Rolex (believe me, it was the first thing I checked), and it’s certainly not about Apple computers (felons tend to be IBM-compatible users. Who knew?), but be warned—one visit to this site and you’ll be hooked. Be sure to check out the “Home and Garden” section—it’s mostly about (surprise!) security systems and hydroponics. Which made me wonder—who would buy hydroponic equipment from COPS?

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