Former Apple employee Sam Sung auctions off his business card for a good cause

Former Apple employee Sam Sung auctions off his business card for a good cause
Back in 2012, we told you the story about an Apple employee ironically named Sam Sung. Sam worked at an Apple Store in Canada as a "specialist", a position which entitled him to carry an official Apple Store business card. Imagine the looks and double takes that followed whenever he whipped out his card.

Sam Sung no long works at Apple, and all he has left from those good ol' days is one business card and an Apple T-shirt. He packaged those two items together in a frame, and put it up for auction on eBay, starting at 99 cents. The auction will continue through August 15th, but right now the highest bid is $6000 USD.

And just in case you were thinking that Sam Sung was exploiting Apple for personal gain, the proceeds from the auction are going to charity. Now, is there any one out there named Moto Rola?

source: eBay via AndroidAuthority



27. howardlikeshorses

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 21, 2014

What a dirt bag. I know him and his family (Sister Elaine Sung, Father Eddie Sung). They have a relative in Toronto who is severely mentally disabled and have been unable to care of himself for the past 12 years. They have only mocked and ridiculed the poor man, even saying that they hope he dies so that they won’t bother him anymore. Case of a guilty conscience.

24. cncrim

Posts: 1591; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

I dont have that kind of money...... Whoever bid for it, bless you, just hope the money real does go to the needed.

23. chengsae

Posts: 64; Member since: Dec 10, 2013

this is actually for just the business card...not the lanyard or shirt.

20. spasticpat

Posts: 113; Member since: Dec 18, 2012

I think this is really cool that he's doing this. From the auction: I'm going to donate ALL of the proceeds [minus eBay fees] to Children's Wish, BC & Yukon - a not-for-profit that grants wishes to sick children.

17. tedkord

Posts: 17544; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Just more proof that no matter where you look, you'll find Samsung inside Apple.

19. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Kind of like how there's trace amounts of cyanide in apple seeds?

25. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Good grief, Arsenic, not cyanide. Totally my bad. Edit to add, it's both, dog.

16. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

If they also have employees named Ann Droid, , Moto Rola, No Kia, Kyo Cera, and Black Berry, I give up.

18. na7noo7

Posts: 278; Member since: Mar 29, 2014

My friend who works at the Samsung Exprience Store in Woodlands is named Son Ny, one who works at the Sony Store in Galleria is named Xiao Mi, and one who works at the Microsoft Store in Galleria is named No Kia.

14. hardyt813

Posts: 12; Member since: Aug 04, 2014

I made a 2 million dollar bid lol

12. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Aren't charitable donation 100% tax deductible? He isn't giving money away because he is a nice guy. After all, couldn't he just give the card and shirt away for free? Or just keep it?

11. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

6 grand for a t-shirt & a pice of plastic no thanks

8. GalaxyS5

Posts: 430; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

lol. his name

7. xtian1103

Posts: 364; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

he worked in apple store pacific center, vancouver

6. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

Troll level: off the charts.

5. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

This guy is a legend. Being a Sam Sung, he worked at Apple. You have my respect sir!

3. duartix

Posts: 311; Member since: Apr 01, 2014

F***ng Hell! I think this thing has gone corporative! Have you seen the current price???????? It's above 80K now!

1. chunky1x

Posts: 270; Member since: Mar 28, 2010

Yup. This guy is definitely the mole.

2. CyberFalcon

Posts: 223; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

So sam sung worked for apple huh...:P I bet apple might have fired him...

4. sgodsell

Posts: 7696; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

If you read carefully. He worked at an Apple store in Canada. Not the Apple headquarters or R&D research.

10. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Who would want his bogus stuff anyways? It's not worth anything...

21. mattkl

Posts: 255; Member since: Feb 01, 2010

While I agree, this is for charity. If he can donate 6k plus for his shirt and cards, I'm ok with that. This is using the Apple name for good.

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