Samsung Web store in Chiba prefecture, Japan, has been flooded with counterfeit webstore listings, with some sellers selling products that don’t exist.
According to a report from the Chiba Shimbun, several sellers have been caught selling goods that have been manufactured but have not been delivered.
Some of the sellers have also been selling fake product that has been shipped to Japan and is then found to be counterfeit, the newspaper reported.
In one instance, a man named Takahashi Takashi sold a smartphone, which was later found to have been made in China.
He said the phone was shipped to the United States and then returned to Japan, where it was found to contain fake parts, the report said.