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People have been warned against purchasing the popular ‘Labubu’ toys from unverified online stores, after a number of scams were reported this week.

The trending Labubu “macaron” version has been in great demand since Lisa BLACKPINK posted pictures of herself holding a Labubu box in her social media. This led to a price hike and low stocks.

PM’s Office Minister Puangpetch Chunla-iad is warning collectors that some online stores are now taking advantage of the trend by offering the toy for sale at over 10,000 baht.

In some cases, consumers have been tricked into buying fake Labubu dolls, while some did not even receive the product after making the payment.

Puangpetch, who is also in charge of the Office of the Consumer Protection Board (OCPB), cautioned that some online sellers are exploiting the Labubu fever by selling fake or low quality toys, with some stores just…

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