Logan Paul’s $3.5 Million Pokémon Card Box Turns Out to be Fake

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Logan Paul is feeling more than a little embarrassed after spending millions on fake Pokémon cards…

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The deal has been labeled “the biggest fraud” in Pokémon history…

Fans and experts alike have been skeptical about his purchase ever since his announcement…

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Now, Logan Paul is one of the most well-known YouTubers…

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He first started sharing his videos on Vine, but soon moved to Facebook and YouTube as his popularity increased. But more recently, he’s been known for stepping into the ring with fighters far more skilled than himself…  

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His YouTube fanbase just keeps on growing…

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With 18.8 million for Logan Paul Vlogs and 5.8 million for The Official Logan Paul, clearly, he is doing something right.  

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However, he’s known for his controversial videos…

The most shocking being the video that he posted showing himself finding a dead body in Japan’s Aokigahara Forest, otherwise known as “The Suicide Forest.” Many said that this would be the end of his career.

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He has since apologized profusely for posting the video and for his reaction to finding the body.

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The Youtuber has had his fair share of controversies within recent years and his channel seems to aim at stirring up controversy, actually. Paul’s videos include radical stunts, distasteful jokes, and the charm of what one would call, “an entitled frat boy.”

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Paul’s ego is clearly way too big…

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But it seems to have been knocked down a peg or two after falling victim to a scam involving some pretty expensive Pokémon cards…

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But people seem to think it was all planned…

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Logan Paul shared on his YouTube channel that he and friend, Bolillo Lajan San, who is also a famous card collector, met up to make the exchange.

They later traveled to verify the cards after Paul spent a whopping $3.5 million on what would turn out to be G.I. Joe cards, not first edition Pokémon cards like he thought.

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They received the bad news after meeting up with the Baseball Card Exchange in Chicago, but many experts questioned the validity of the cards when he first purchased them.

In the video, the team examined the box, which appeared to be authentic, until they opened it to find Paul had been well and truly scammed.

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As soon as the box was opened, Paul cried: “Oh my God, bro.” He was understandably in shock. “G.I. JOE?? G.I. JOE?!?! It could have been anything else.”

One of the authenticators added: “This is the biggest fraud in the entire history of Pokémon.”

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This is devastating for Paul, as he would have made a real fortune from reselling the box. Not that he needs it…

“I’m a super positive person, bro,” Paul said. “And, I’ll always be the one to look at the bright side, and I am trying, but this is very hard.”

“It’s sad for the Pokémon community, like, how many fraudulent things are out there?” he added. “I’m grateful for the things that I have that are real now. Like, I’m picturing my Charizard in my head like, “Oh my god, holy s***, something real, something worth a lot of money that is real!”

“We got f***ed. End of story.”

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However, it appears he will be getting his money back from Bolillo Lajan San…

“I have reimbursed Logan his 3.5,” he announced as per TMZ.

“However, we will see how quickly I am made whole from the sellers who brought it to me already authenticated in the coming days, or if it turns into a drawn-out scenario.”

What a rollercoaster!

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