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'Used Prime Minister' David Cameron briefly put up for 'auction' on ebay, gets 153 bids


The internet can be a pretty cruel place, as British Prime Minister David Cameron discovered to his ire recently. Cameron, caught in the eye of the storm with the Panama papers tax evasion scandal, was briefly put up for auction on ebay, said a report in The Huffington Post.

The internet jokester listed 'used Prime Minister' Cameron with the description ''Used Prime Minister. No longer needed. Needs a bit of TLC. No box or instructions. Buyer must collect. Seller not prepared to touch item. Pick up from central London, address will be supplied on completion of sale. Buyer must arrange own transport,'' said a report in Mirror UKOuch!

While the listing has been deleted from ebay, it raked in about 153 bids and the highest price offering stood at £65,900.

The ebay user, 'blackteabowl' had also said that proceeds will go towards "Mr Ethical’s campaign to expose a massive HSBC fraud and Cameron’s cover-up," reported Russia Today The Russia Today report further states that this Mr. Ethical, aka 'blackteabowl' aka Nicholas Wilson, is a anti-fraud and corruption campaigner and a whistleblower and wasn't just trying to make a silly joke with the auction.

A petition, calling for David Cameron's resignation has reached 144,045 signatures,more than the minimum 100,000 signatures required for Parliament to debate over the issue.

First Published On : Apr 13, 2016 18:14 IST

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