eBay to pay $59 Mn settlement for selling drug-making equipment


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eBay has agreed to pay $59 million to settle a lawsuit accusing it of selling equipment used for making narcotic drugs. The US Justice Department alleged that the online marketplace sold thousands of pill presses and encapsulating machines, some of which ended up in the hands of individuals convicted of drug-related crimes. These devices can be used to create counterfeit pills, including those containing the dangerous fentanyl. This settlement comes as several US states continue to battle ongoing opioid crises.