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Archive for January 8th, 2009

Fake 32 GB flash sold in allproductsold1 private auction

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allproductsold1Devious seller allproductsold keept buyer ID’s private and hid feedback comments in an effort to make detection of fraud difficult. The model that has been confirmed as a fake capacity by fightflashfraud is shown above. It is a 2GB drive reprogrammed as 32GB – few fraudsters are this bold now as ebay is more likely to notice fakes over 16GB. If you bought ANY flash from this seller it is likely to be fake capacity – test immediately with h2testw. At the time of writing this seller has no current listings.

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January 8, 2009 at 1:42 PM

Alert! flash fraudster kungfuchiuchiu

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Hong Kong seller kungfuchiuchiu is a confirmed fake flash fraudster. The confirmed fakes are the three models shown below:
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If you bought a flash drive from this seller you should move any files off the drive (be aware that you will lose anything above the true capacity of the drive) and test it immediately with h2testw which you can downoad free from the posting about the program in the testing section. For comprehensive advice on getting a refund on fake flash drives see the sosfakeflash blog.

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January 8, 2009 at 1:05 PM

Alert! fake flash ebay seller mp3eternity

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We now have evidence against fraudster mp3eternity – two models reported with test results which confirm the drives are fake capacity. If you bought these drives you should try to move any files you saved off the drive (you will lose any data you saved above the true capacity, I’m afraid) and test it with h2testw which you can download free from the test category of this blog. If it fails the test (as it surely will) save the test results along with the seller ID and item number in a text file.
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Written by fightflashfraud

January 8, 2009 at 12:51 AM