1-in-5 Optimus Primes Offered Online Are Fakes

{mosimage} Those of you gearing up for Christmas by getting someone you love an Optimus Prime figure on the Internet should read this report by UK's the Independent:

Meanwhile, fake toys are also flooding the market in time for Christmas. According to the online brand protection specialist NetNames, one in five Transformers Optimus Prime Autobots offered over the internet – tipped to be one of this year's top selling gifts – are cheaply made fakes made in the Far East, with wide variations in quality. One trader based in Hong Kong was responsible for one in 10 of all products offered, according the NetNames.

So check that Optimus twice, he may be naughty and not nice.

You can see the entire article here. Thanks to TFW2005 for the link.