Chinese officials charged the Zhang brothers with assembling 160,000 fake Gillette Mach 3 razor blades in their home with the help of other family members (and, we imagine, lots of boxes of Band-Aids). The home was raided over a year ago, but apparently the charges have just been officially announced. Unless, of course, this very announcement is a forgery—or tainted with lead!
Of the 160,000 counterfeit blades, 120,000 had already been shipped to Shanghai by the time of the raid. The fake blades were estimated to be worth over $300,000.
We fully expect to be writing a post about a fake Olympic Village, where all the buildings are movie set façades, in 2008.