Did you guys read the VGA report? "Flap shows heavy creasing along front edge from opening"
There are definitely some good fakes out there in the market, but every sealed collector should at least be able to inspect for a:
1) V-seam / H-Seam depending on platform
2) Any whitening (or marker touchup) along the rear side opening flap. Any game that has been physically opened will have a wear crease along that flap.
Don't feel bad though, I bought a Mega Man 1 reseal when I was new to sealed. However, I knew it was an expensive purchase, so I opted for the super fast Archival VGA turnaround. It got refused within 2-3 weeks from original purchase, so I was able to get a full refund from the seller (though they weren't happy).
Best $70 I ever spent. Nothing to show for it but a ton of wisdom and knowledge gained.