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Marathon medals for sale on eBay; local company that makes them is disgusted

The owners of a local company that manufactures medals for the Boston Marathon said they are disgusted to find out people are selling them on eBay for hundreds of dollars.

Kim Ashworth, of Ashworth Awards in North Attleborough, said she was unaware the medals with blue-and-yellow ribbon are showing up for sale online and is concerned thieves are profiting from Monday’s tragedy. As of Wednesday afternoon, there were five active listings on eBay with bids ranging from $114 to $306.

» Read complete story at Boston Globe …

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About Ross Reily

Ross Reily is editor of the Mississippi Business Journal. He is a husband to an amazing wife, dad to 3 crazy kids and 2 dogs. He is also a fan of the Delta State Fighting Okra and the Boston Red Sox.

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