A man has been arrested in Scotland after votes in the Scottish independence referendum were listed on the auction website eBay.
A spokesman for Police Scotland said:
Following police enquiries, a 28 year-old man was arrested in the Drumchapel area of Glasgow earlier today, Saturday 30 August 2014, in relation to an alleged contravention of Schedule 7 of the Scottish Independence Referendum Act 2013.
eBay told STV News that it has a policy of removing "any items posted on eBay that relate to an individual’s vote where the Commission has concerns that this could lead to the law being broken".
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An investigation has been launched after listings appeared on eBay offering to sell votes in the upcoming Scottish independence referendum.
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