The hoax riffed on China's love for the iconic streetwear brand.
A man pretending to be the "president" of Supreme recently travelled China to establish some fraudulent business deals. This swindler capitalized on the nation's obsession with the brand, signing phoney business deals for millions of dollars.
According to new reports, the con man travelled to China and introduced himself as the head honcho of Supreme. He began to participate in meetings on behalf of the iconic label, which has been elevated into the upper echelons of the fashion world since forming in the early 1990s. He was able to sign multi-million dollar collaborations with a Chinese brands, all vying for an opportunity to link up with one of the most respected and recognizable streetwear labels in the world.
Videos have now begun to surface online showcasing the impersonator participating in some publicized signing events with other Chinese brands.
Stay tuned as more information emerges about the exact identity of this mystery man.