Friday, January 30, 2015

The Great Sneakers Scam and Other Sports Memorabilia Tricks

Collecting sports memorabilia is big business — and we’re not just talking about baseballs signed by legendary players.

Even contemporary products, like limited-edition fashion items such as designer sneakers, sell for hundreds or even thousands of dollars, making collectors a mouthwatering prey for scammers.

In one recent example  which has been widely reported but we are unable to confirm a “sneakerhead” (as they’re called) paid $30,000 for five pairs of exclusive Nike sneakers known as “LeBronold Palmers,” named for NBA champ LeBron James.

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