Thursday, September 27, 2007


Yesterday afternoon I discovered my E-Bay account had been hacked into! I tried to look at some past auctions to gage coin prices and wasn't able to log on. I then realized I had "won" four auctions, three for sneakers and one for an $8,000 rolex watch! I e-mailed E-Bay support and today I IM'ed with a customer support representative to get it all straightened out. Luckily they couldn't get into my PayPal account so they couldn't pay for any of these items and my good E-Bay reputation has been restored.

Identity theft is one of my worst nightmares for my wife and I. Hopefully this is my last run-in with it for some time.

I didn't do any coin roll hunting last night as I was visiting with a grade school friend and his wife, but I did manage to find some good coins. While using the coin counter at my bank I found one penny, one dime, two Canadian quarters, and one silver quarter (1963) in the reject bin. Finding that silver quarter was great! That's my first pure find of one of those!

Found: 3 pennies (1 at Sovereign Bank, 2 at McDonald's), 1 dime (at Sovereign Bank), 1 quarter (at Sovereign Bank, silver, 1963), 2 foreign coins (2 Canadian quarters at Sovereign Bank)