Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott and his representatives claimed late Friday they have no idea how 277 trading cards were allegedly signed by an autopen machine and returned to Panini America. A statement on Panini’s corporate blog was posted around 10 PM Central time. It was the first time the company had addressed an issue that became a national news … [Read more...] about Prescott: No Idea How Autopenned Cards Happened
What began as a thread in an online forum became national news on Wednesday as word spread of the apparent use of an autopen on Panini Prizm trading cards of Dak Prescott. USA Today, ESPN and its parent company ABC News, the Washington Post, CBS Sports, NBC Sports, The Sporting News, all of Dallas’ local TV stations and newspapers and the major … [Read more...] about Dak Prescott Autopen Issue Still Unexplained; Becomes National Story
Terminator III? No.... R2D2 turned crook? No... Robocop gone bad? No... This mechanical forger goes by the name of "Autopen." It has become a modern technological wonder for busy athletes, celebrities, and politicians, but has become a headache for autograph collectors. Knowing that autopens exist is not enough. An autograph collector must be able to determine which … [Read more...] about Beware the Autopen
Collectors who've been waiting for the fulfillment of their 2016 Panini Prizm Dak Prescott autographs thought they'd gotten some good news recently. The cards they'd been waiting for since last fall were signed and on their way. Once images of those autos began showing up online, though, it appeared that they weren't hand-signed. Prescott's name and number look to … [Read more...] about Panini’s Prescott Prizms Penned by Machine?