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LEGO fight Against Chinese counterfeit LEGO
Hello everybody :)
I guess you all aware to those Chines counterfeit LEGO that flooding the market in the past year, especially on eBay & Amazon.
I always liked to buy my favorite LEGO sets & figures at eBay, but nowadays searching for genuine LEGO product on eBay become such hassle cause just writing the word "LEGO" at the search will give you at least 50 first pages that all full of those Chines fakes! at the beginning those Chinese companies only made counterfeit figs but now they also making counterfeit full sets...Not taking about the case that if you want to sell your second hand used figs it's almost impossible cause it will be just to hard to find it at the search result due to all of the Chines spamming...
Any way, because of this annoying situation, i contact LEGO and explained the current situation, and this is their respond to me:
Thanks for getting in touch with us.
We are very lucky to have such a big LEGO® fans who let us know about issues like this.
It is definitely not in our interest either when people sell illegal copies of LEGO brand toys. Unfortunately it is difficult for us to monitor all the products that are sold online, however with the help of such loyal LEGO fans, we can try to keep the number of 'fake' LEGO toys to a minimum.
I have forwarded the links you have sent me to the teams in charge and asked them to review them.
Thanks a lot John for informing us! "
I checked couple of days after and saw that all the list pages that i sent to them were removed by eBay.
So at bottom line they encourage anyone who sees a fake LEGO list page on ebay&Amazon that will contact them and report the link to them and they will take action in order to remove it.
In addition i contact about this with eBay, and they also told me that they are well aware to this sensitive matter, and all customers need to do when they sees a list of counterfeit LEGO, is to enter that list and use the "report item" that located at each sell list on eBay, and to report it as a counterfeit item.
I also did it and after couple of days eBay removed all of those lists also.
So the simplest way to fight in those Chines counterfeit is just to report each list on eBay and they will take action to remove it (of course as more reports that gets about each list, the action will be faster)
Hope that this important info was helpful :))