Inside the world of fake indoor plants

The world’s biggest indoor fleabag is a scam, and its owners don’t care about their wares.

The faux indoor plants have been around for more than 20 years, and in their heyday, they were often used as an escape for homeless people.

But these days, they’re used as part of a more sophisticated scam.

The real flea markets have disappeared.

The fake indoor gardens are thriving.

And they’re making money too.

This article was originally published on New Scientist.

It is republished here with permission.

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