Thursday, June 15, 2006

Just to prove it's not just luxury goods and drugs...

Sarah Lee, the diversified consumer goods company, successfully sued a distributor for reselling counterfeit ... wait for it ... shoe polish! Armed Marshalls raided the Pell warehouse and found 46,000 tins of fake polish imported from China and branded as Kiwi. Apparently the stuff smelled so bad, they had a sign that said "Smells Terrible But Still Works Great."

And then there's fake candy (hats off to Jim Rees for finding these pieces):