A couple has filed a federal lawsuit against eBay, accusing the e-retail company of subjecting them to a systemic campaign of harassment and cyberstalking after former employees sent live cockroaches, among other things.
The former employees had reportedly sent a bloody pig mask and a funeral wreath to the couple's home in Massachusetts, Daily Mail reported.
David and Ina Steiner said in their 93-page complaint that the company engaged in a conspiracy to "intimidate, threaten to kill, torture, terrorize, stalk, and silence them."
The Steiners run EcommerceBytes, which is an online newsletter focused on the e-commerce industry. Federal prosecutors said that the Steiners were threatened with an anonymous email and Twitter threats.
Court records showed that at least seven people had been criminally charged, with five pleading guilty, according to Reuters.
The suit was filed against eBay Inc., …