They Are No Longer Just Faking American Electronics in China

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 09:  An Apple Store employee helps a customer at an Apple Store following an announcement that Apple has become the world's most valuable brand on May 9, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  In a report released by London based Millward Brown, Apple Inc. has surpassed Google to claim the top spot in a global ranking of brand value this year with an estimated value of more than $153 billion up 84 percent from last year. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 09: An Apple Store employee helps a customer at an Apple Store following an announcement that Apple has become the world's most valuable brand on May 9, 2011 in San Francisco, California. In a report released by London based Millward Brown, Apple Inc. has surpassed Google to claim the top spot in a global ranking of brand value this year with an estimated value of more than $153 billion up 84 percent from last year. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Photo: Justin Sullivan/2011 Getty Images

They're faking whole retail experiences: Apparently, a counterfeit Apple product isn't satisfactory if it wasn't bought in one of Apple's gleaming, glass-encased storefronts, and so a go-getting entrepreneur has replicated the stores, down to the blue-T-shirt-wearing employees. (The tip-off that the stores are fake were the words Apple Store on the marquee; real ones just have the logo.) Also, many of the employees "can't even operate computers properly or tell you all the functions of the mobile phone." Maybe Genius Bar translates to something a little different in Mandarin.

Entire Apple Stores Being Faked in China [FoxNews]