After flooding the market with fake PSU, RAM and video cards, now we see some of this garbage being sold in thrift stores. This means unskilled people end up with this junk and often cannot figure out what the problems are.
Such damage caused by greed who cannot figure out how to earn legitimate income. Instead the desire to get rich quick works on the most basic instinct.
It may be a decade or more before the junk is finally identified and trashed.
Over in the UK, CeX operates some stores that buy and sell tech gear. They are known to have a lot of fake hardware on hand.