If an earlier eBay auction of an Xbox 360 purported to have been autographed by Sara Palin was too rich for your blood another Microsoft console owned by a female politician is now up for sale on the auction website.
The 360 in question was actually a key component in the resignation of ex-Baltimore mayor Sheila Dixon (D), who was charged with taking gift cards intended for charity and using them to buy videogame systems for her family. Dixon resigned in January of this year.
The Xbox was seized from Dixon’s home in 2008, reports the Baltimore Sun, and indeed the console still features red “evidence” tape across the front of it.
From the auction description:
This Xbox was submitted as evidence at the trial of former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon. This item has been surrendered to the Maryland State Prosecutors Office pursuant to the plea agreement. All proceeds from this sale will go to Youthworks of Baltimore.
This xbox is USED, and seems to be in great condition. It includes one controller and the Need for Speed Carbon disc.
Bidding had reached $405.00 at the time this story was written.