eBay and Law Enforcement Gather to Collaboratively Fight Online Crime

Fri Apr 17, 2009 10:08am EDT

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Media are invited to attend a portion of a seminar which brings together top
eBay and law enforcement officials to focus on combating internet crime.  At
the event, eBay will detail its proactive programs that foster collaboration
between local, federal and international law enforcement and eBay's team of
trust and safety professionals to promote the safe use of its platforms. 

Please note: media may attend the sessions listed below. Training sessions
after 10:15 are closed to the press. 

When:Tuesday, April 21, 2009
8:30 - 10:30 AM

Where: Grand Hyatt Hotel, Constitution Ballroom A
1000 H Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

8:30-8:45 AM - Registration
8:45-9:00 AM - Introduction to eBay's Global Law Enforcement Organization
Tod Cohen, Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, eBay Government Relations 

9:00-9:45 AM - eBay Policy Enforcement 
Jack Christin, Sr. Regulatory Counsel and Edward Torpoco, Sr. Litigation and
Regulatory Counsel 

9:45-10:15 AM - Stolen Property Investigations
Edward Torpoco, Sr. Litigation and Regulatory Counsel and Stoney Burke,
Supervisor, PROACT Program 

10:15- - Tod Cohen will be available for media questions

eBay/PayPal Global Law Enforcement Organization Mission
To promote trust and protect our businesses by partnering with internal
stakeholders and working with law enforcement and regulatory organizations
proactively and reactively to support the prevention, detection and
prosecution of criminal activity on the eBay and PayPal platforms.

About eBay Inc.
Founded in 1995, eBay Inc. connects hundreds of millions of people around the
world every day, empowering them to explore new opportunities and innovate
together. eBay Inc. does this by providing the Internet platforms of choice
for global commerce, payments and communications. Since its inception, eBay
Inc. has expanded to include some of the strongest brands in the world,
including eBay, PayPal, Skype, StubHub, Shopping.com, and others. eBay Inc. is
headquartered in San Jose, California.

CONTACT:  Alina Piacentino, +1-202-778-1295, for eBay Inc.

/PRNewswire-USNewswire -- April 17/

SOURCE  eBay Inc.
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