Friday, July 19, 2013
Read "Junk Metal" at The Disney Blog
"Junk Metal: Inside the California Disney Pin Counterfeiting Bust" is the story of two Southern California men—one with a chilling criminal past—who were convicted of sending genuine Disney pins to China to be counterfeited and selling the resulting copies online.
It's a current story (the case left the courts only this past Monday) that combines some of my favourite non-fiction ingredients: law, money, and, of course, Disney. Much of what I discovered about the case has never been reported elsewhere.
"Junk Metal"—all 3,646 words of it—is now up at The Disney Blog, which, as you may know, has been my second blogging home since March 2009. I encourage you to get out your iPad and read it.