In 2021, YouTuber Logan Paul caused a storm on social networks when he spent $ 3.5 million to buy a box of the first version of Pokémon cards; The box is still sealed and is said to be genuine. Not long after, the global Pokémon community quickly pointed out the unusual features of the box, believing it to be a fake.
The young YouTuber didn’t hesitate to go to Chicago to check out his new million-dollar purchase. Here, Logan Paul received bad news: a fake box, inside containing cards related to the GI Joe action hero brand. Logan Paul informed the community with a video simply titled: “I lost $3,500,000 on a fake Pokémon card“.
Initially, the expert team confirmed that the box had never been opened since the packaging tape was applied up to this point. No one can change the items inside.
Rewarding himself with a glass of wine and thanks to the expert “unboxing” the mysterious box, Logan Paul gradually experienced many emotions.
Opening the box, the team cheered for a moment when they saw the gold boxes inside labeled Pokémon. But immediately, someone spoke up: “They look a bit puffy“. The cheers disappeared instantly, the group continued to point out the inconsistencies on the box, details that could be missed by the untrained eye such as the strange curve of the Pokéball, or the appearance of the box. “doesn’t look right“.
Opening the box containing the cards, all were surprised (within the framework, all doubted the authenticity of the “slightly wrong” boxes) when they saw the box was filled with GI Joe cards, a brand also famous in the land. America. However, their value cannot be compared with Pokémon, and of course, the $ 3.5 million price tag is too big.
Logan Paul has been tricked.
Continuing another lesson for online shoppers, a course worth 3,500,000 USD, equivalent to 79.5 billion VND.