Aspiring Wiccans, would-be warlocks and Harry Potter fans take heed: If you were looking to buy a spell, potion or psychic advice online, you missed your chance.
Giving the term "black market" an entirely new definition, some vendors have used auction websites to sell various occult items. Now, online sellers are reacting with a little magic of their own — by putting a hex on certain items.
Online auction site eBay is banning supernatural sales in an attempt to kick swindlers off the site. Online marketplace Esty is also updating its prohibited items list — banning the sale of bones and body parts, drugs, and explosives.