Counterfeit 'Yu-Gi-Oh!' Rares
Konami Sues Vintage Sports Cards
Published: 12/27/2008, Last Updated: 12/30/2008 09:26am
In October Konami Digital Entertainment Corporation filed suit in the United States District Court for
The packaging of the re-packaged Yu-Gi-Oh! cards indicated that they were “packaged and distributed by Vintage Sports Cards,” and that the package contains “3 Ultra-Rare Cards.” The counterfeit “rare” cards, which are clearly visible in the Vintage Sports packaging, use a different paper type and protective varnish than those used in real Yu-Gi-Oh! cards and the holographic security foil also differs from that used on the real Konami cards.
Counterfeiting of trading cards is hardly new. Back in 2005, when the Yu-Gi-Oh! game was white hot,
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