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Archive for August 2009

This ebay item is not a 128GB Kingston flash drive

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408jasonb

The DataTraveler 100 flash drive is not made in capacities above 32GB. There is no 128GB flash drive in this model therefore the flash drives sold by 408jasonb are without a shadow of a doubt counterfeit and fake capacity. A quick look at the Kingston website will confirm this.

We advise everyone who buys flash memory items to test them with the free program h2testw irrespective of where they were purchased – otherwise you run the risk of data loss and corruption.

Report your fake if testing confirms you have purchased fake capacity flash memory on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 31, 2009 at 11:55 PM

Devious gremlin in China selling fake flash on ebay

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123qazxc

Members of the frankenflash project finds a single picture can be worth a thousand words – above we see a current listing by 123qazxc – below we see an ended listing:

123qazxcold

What can we say after that two thousand words worth? Nothing other than that buyers of flash memory sold by 123qazxc will find themselves with fake capacity items. Such items cause data loss and corruption. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 31, 2009 at 10:30 PM

Rather odd listings on ebay for flash memory items

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We find it rather odd that ebay seller sunshine_lights_tools never uses pictures in listings. Does this seller not posess a camera – or even a mobile phone that can take photos?? We also find it rather odd than none of the flash memory items sold by this member had any packaging yet all are described as new. All new brand name items come in packaging, though some unbranded items may not.

We hope that these discrepancies in listings by sunshine_lights_tools do not mean this person has been selling counterfeit and fake capacity items. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 31, 2009 at 8:44 PM

This 32GB Kingston sold on ebay may be counterfeit.

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techs10

We suspect that the 32GB Kingston DataTraveler flash drives sold on ebay by techs10. Normally a buyer would be able to check the serial number with Kingston but as these were sold without packaging they will not be able to do so in this case.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 31, 2009 at 6:32 PM

Pick your flavour of fake flash drive from this ebay seller

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morgen-discount-store

gremlin2sHong Kong based gremlin morgen-discount-store has sold a range of 32GB and 64GB flash drives including Kingston DataTraveler 150 drives which we think are counterfeit. We think every single flash drive will prove to be fake capacity.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Baby Gremlin in China slow to start fake flash sales career

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lone_glacier

babygremlin1It looks as though our fraudster friends were unsure what to do with the new ID lone_glacier (registered on ebay on August 1st) – go for the mix or the single item?

The seller started with jade pendants followed by a dress and some sandals – so it looks as though it was going to be the mix, but sales did not take off. Only 4 pendants sold (3 at 60p and one at 63p all with free P&P) so lone_glacier started at a loss.

Now all listings are for 16GB Sony Pro Duo memory sticks with a bid start price of 99p with free P&P. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 31, 2009 at 1:09 PM

There is no such thing as a 512GB Sandisk USB flash drive!

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bgwwatters

The flash drive offered here by USA registered ebay seller bgwwatters are fake fake fakity fake! Sandisk do not make 512GB flash drives and nor does anyone else. Any flash drive you see in this packaging will be fake capacity. Steer well clear of them.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 31, 2009 at 10:25 AM

Baby Hong Kong gremlin sells fraudsters’ favourite on ebay

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gremlin

Here we have a baby gremlin (new fraudster ID selling only one type of flash drive) based in Hong Kong. This seller is listing the fraudsters’ favourite flash drive – easy to program to any capacity they like!

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As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 31, 2009 at 8:45 AM

Is this a genuine 16GB Kingston DataTraveler 100

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ramsa-ltd

ramsa-ltdThe Kingston DataTraveler flash drives from new UK ebay member ramsa-ltd seem a tad on the cheap side.

This makes us wonder if they came from one of the many fraudulent wholesalers in the orient. These fraudulent suppliers sell counterfeit and fake capacity items.

The seller may have no idea that there could be a problem with the drives – we have come across many sellers in the UK who purchased fake flash memory items from these suppliers.

The 32GB and 64GB models should have individual serial numbers which (if they are genuine) can be verified by Kingston. We are not sure if the 16GB model has checkable serial numbers – if not a quick test with h2tesw would reveal whether they are genuinely 16GB or not.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 30, 2009 at 11:40 PM

Fraudsters’ favourite in private gremlin sales on ebay

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heyjude20088

gremlin2sSeller heyjude20088 seems to be a devious young gremlin in China using private sales and selling a mixture of items other than flash drives (what we have christened “the mix”).

This is a very cunning way of hiding what has been sold to whom and protecting the seller’s feedback score from falling too far. Obviously our fraudster friends are hoping to hang onto this ID!

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 30, 2009 at 5:00 PM

Hong Kong seller with Data Traveler in private ebay auctions

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jk_holdings

The use of private auctions by seller jk_holdings makes us think these DataTraveler flash drives may be counterfeit and fake capacity. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 30, 2009 at 2:27 PM

We think these flash drives from Hong Kong will be fake

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greatetech

We think it is very likely that the flash drives sold by greatetech will prove to be fake capacity. We advise everyone who buys flash memory items to test them with the free program h2testw irrespective of where they were purchased – otherwise you run the risk of data loss and corruption.

Report your fake if testing confirms you have purchased fake capacity flash memory on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 30, 2009 at 12:09 PM

Seems we have another new baby gremlin from China here!

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yuanshuai0022

We have christened the new fraud ID’s registered in China who are popping up very quickly and listing only one item “baby gremlins”. The aim seems to be to sell as many fake flash drives as possible using a single listing before being caught and suspended from ebay.

This particular baby gremlin is hoping to get away with it for longer than otherwise by using private listings. Private listings protect the seller not the buyer by making it almost impossible for ebay members to warn buyers before they leave positive feedback.

gremlin

If you buy a flash drive from a seller in China and your files vanish or become corrupted then you can be sure the seller is a gremlin! As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 30, 2009 at 9:21 AM

This looks like a very cunning Hong Kong fraudster on ebay

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lankwai_square

Seller lankwai_square looks like a very cunning and devious fraudster to us! This seller is using every trick in the book to get away with defrauding ebayers out of their hard earned pennies with not a care about the data loss that buyers will suffer as a result. The data loss caused by such fraudsters is of much more concern to members of the frankenflash project than the money people may lose by purchasing fake flash memory.

Even in such difficult economic times as now money can be earned again. Files saved to fake flash items can not be replaced (unless they have also been saved elsewhere) – many ebayers have lost things they can never replace by purchasing “bargain” flash memory from fraudulent sellers. If you see flash memory at fantastically low prices you can expect to get a fantastically fake capacity item. Buy from this seller at your peril! We fully expect all flash memory from lankwai_square to be fake capacity!!

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 29, 2009 at 10:24 PM

Looks like an ebay gremlin with a carefully constructed ID

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alice_daphne_a

gremlin2sIt seems that the ID alice_daphne_a is not as disposable to our fraudster friends as some of the more recent gremlin IDs. Fraudsters who were suspended have been rushing to set new IDs recently as the water gets hotter for fraudulent sellers.

Gremlin IDS are set up to defraud ebay members out of money by selling fake capacity memory items that cause data loss and corruption.

Ebayer who buy these fake capacity item suddenly find they can’t open files on their flash drive, memory card or MP player – often too late to claim a refund even if they do find out the truth. Most probably just think the item has developed a fault.

This is not the case – the items have been fraudulently programmed to fake capactities. Once the true capacity (usually 2GB or less) has been exceeded there is nowere for the files to go except into the fake flash void! Most of the new IDs set up in China begin selling fakes immediately but with this one (registered in November 2008) feedback was carefully built up with cheap loss-making items before beginning on fraudulent sales.

The fraud gang we think this ID was registered by obviously hope to hang onto this ID a bit longer than most of the ones set up recently. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 29, 2009 at 9:00 PM

Looks like another suspect ebay seller registered in China

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s.lifeng20089

Seller s.lifeng20089 seems to have been selling sunglasses until recently. Now this seller offers a range of USB flash drives. We think they will all turn out to be fake capacity. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 29, 2009 at 6:52 PM

We suspect this 8GB Sandisk SD card on ebay may be fake

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caojf1981

Seller caojf1981 (registered in China) has mostly sold clothing until now, but is now listing these SD cards. We have a feeling that the SD cards will prove to be fake capacity. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 29, 2009 at 5:05 PM

This 16GB flash drive on ebay seems too cheap to be genuine

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parts-for-sale-london

This flash drive seems a bit too cheap to be genuine. This makes us wonder if parts-for-sale-london (like many other UK sellers) purchased these from a fraudulent wholesaler. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by fightflashfraud

August 29, 2009 at 3:57 PM

Seller in Singapore lists fraudsters’ favourite flash drive on ebay

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cool.stuff12053

This flash drive listed on ebay by seller cool.stuff12053 is not cool stuff – it is a dangerous fake which will cause users’ files to be lost or corrupted. The seller may be unaware of this – many ebayers have bought such drives from fraudulent wholesalers.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

UPDATE 18TH SEPT 2009

This seller is not currently listing anything for sale – investigation suggests that this may be a founding member of what we have christened the singjapan gang, from before they began singing from the same “made in Japan” hymn sheet!!

Written by fightflashfraud

August 29, 2009 at 2:26 PM

This flash drive from Hong Kong is an obvious fake

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buyingculture

If you bought a flash drive from Hong Kong based ebay seller buyingculture we are fairly certain it will be fake capacity – the one in this and other listings are familiar models sold by fraud gangs in Hong Kong. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 29, 2009 at 12:16 PM

Counterfeit 32GB DataTraveler 150 on ebay by the look of things

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larastop1982

We are certain the many 32GB DataTraveler 150 flash drives sold by larastop1982 will prove to be counterfeit. For one thing the seller would have made a loss on them if they were genuine. We see many classic signs of a gremlin (fraudster selling fake flash memory) with this seller.

Buyers can check the serial numbers of genuine drives with Kingston – we don’t think they will be able to verify serial numbers for these.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 29, 2009 at 10:48 AM

Hong Kong based ebay seller pretends to be in France

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xl.electronics

Seller xl.electronics is based in Hong Kong but is trying to appear to be in France. This is a devious tactic used by some fraudsters in the orient to inspire a false sense of confidence in buyers. We think these 32GB flash drives will prove to be fake capacity.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 29, 2009 at 9:03 AM

Seems this UK seller has been shopping in fake flash land

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hotbuys84

We suspect that hotbuys84 (like many ebay members) bought these 64GB DataTraveler 150 flash drives from a fraudulent wholesaler. We think they will prove to be counterfeit and suggest buyers check the serial numbers with Kingston.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

This ebayer obviously didn’t fully apreciate the danger of these!

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smartiloh

Ebay member smartiloh sold 3 of these fake flash drives. The seller stated in the listing:

This is upgrade version from 2gb. plug the pen stick into the computer ,it shows on 16gb and can storage 16gb files but only can open 2gb files

It seems that this ebayer did not fully appreciate the problem with fake capacity flash drives. Eventually (unless you only load these with about 1.5GB of data and never add or delete any other files) anyone using these will eventually end up corrupting all data they try to save.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 28, 2009 at 11:40 PM

Is this Hello Kitty flash drive on ebay really 32GB? Don’t think so!

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toomanyles572

We don’t think either model of  Hello Kitty flash drives sold on ebay by toomanyles572 really has a capacity of 32GB. We suspect they are fake capacity and will cause data loss and corruption for users.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 28, 2009 at 9:45 PM

Hong Kong seller lists apparently fake 64GB Kingston flash drive

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In May we published this about Hong Kong seller mr.sixty7_onlineshop:

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Hong Kong based ebay seller mr.sixty7_onlineshop (an ebay member for the past month) is selling a 64GB Kingston flash drive that we think is fake capacity and counterfeit – the picture used by the seller has two tell-tale signs. One of them is that there is no engraving on the metal part in the seller’s picture, while the real ones do have engraving. Can you spot the other difference between the two drives pictured?

If you bought a 64GB Kingston on ebay check that the metal part is engraved. If not, then it isn’t the real deal.

mr.sixty7_onlineshopHaving got away with fake flash sales before the seller is now back after a three month absence with the the same counterfeit 64GB DataTraveler 150 (but a new picture).

There is also a listing for counterfeit 32GB Kingston DataTraveler 150 drives and for the 8GB flash drive shown on the left. All of these will be fake capacity causing file corruption and data loss for users.

The Kingston drives should have individual serial numbers that can be used to verify genuine drives with Kingston. If there are serial numbers on these Kingston will be unable to verify the drives (fraudsters often get hold of one genuine drive and use the same serial number on all their counterfeits).

The 8GB one can be tested with h2testw reasonably quickly – it is likely to have a true capacity of less than 2GB.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report your fake if testing confirms you have purchased fake capacity flash memory on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 28, 2009 at 7:52 PM

Roll up! Roll up! Get yer fake 16GB USB flash from an ebay gremlin!

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ggddhhh88

gremlinIf you are new to this blog you may wonder why we have christened seller ggddhhh88 a gremlin.

It is because this is one of the many new IDs we beleive have been registered for “hit and run” fake flash sales by fraud gangs in the far east.

These IDs are popping up as fast as gremlins in a swimming pool. People who buy from them will find that their flash drives suddenly stop working for no apparent reason.

What’s wrong with the flash drive?? – Why, it’s gremlins of course!!

The new “gremlin” IDs are part of a new tactic by the fraud gangs – these new IDs are (we think) being treated as disposable. They list only one item with the aim of selling as many fake capacity flash drives with a single buy it now listing as possible before their fraud is discovered and the ID is suspended by ebay.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 28, 2009 at 6:40 PM

Another USA ebayer with a too cheap to be genuine DT150

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flashmaster38

We think the 64GB Kingston DataTraveler 150 flash drives from flashmaster38 are likely to be counterfeit and fake capacity. Buyers should check the serial number with Kingston. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 28, 2009 at 4:30 PM

This 64GB DataTraveler flash drive is bound to be a fake

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happy_wedding_dress_on_my_store2008

We are sure this DataTraveler listed on ebay will prove to be fake – for one thing it’s far too cheap to be genuine. Secondly, seller happy_wedding_dress_on_my_store2008 also offers the fraudsters’ favourite fake flash drive. Finally the seller is using private auctions – a sure fire sign that this is another fraudster in China.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 28, 2009 at 2:03 PM

This 4GB flash drive from Hong Kong is sure to be fake

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actionace007

The 4GB flash drive advertised by actionace is sure to turn out to be fake capacity. Every flash drive we have come across in this packaging has been a fake. Powerseller costcocity002 has a remarkably similar listing for the same item. We don’t think this is a co-incidence!

costcocity002

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 28, 2009 at 12:27 PM

Are these 16GB MP3/MP4 players on ebay genuine?

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tinfish53

These MP3/MP4 players sold by UK seller tinfish53 seem a bit on the cheap side to us which makes us wonder if they came from one of the many fraudulent wholesalers in the orient who sell fake capacity items. Many UK ebayers have bought flash drives, memory cards and MP players to sell on ebay from such suppliers without being aware they were fakes. We hope tinfish53 took the precaution of testing flash memory items with h2tesw before offering them for sale on ebay. If not then this seller is at risk of landing in the brown sticky stuff with negative feedback and the possibility of suspension by ebay.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 28, 2009 at 10:45 AM

New seller auctions 32GB SD cards – probably fake capacity

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gynkanshui33

We strongly suspect that the 32GB SD cards sold by gynkanshui33 will prove to be fake capacity. Many thanks to Jason for alerting us to this seller.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 28, 2009 at 9:00 AM

This DT150 sold by USA ebayer seems too cheap to be genuine

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virtuallydiscover1823

We think the 64GB Kingston Datatraveler 150 Kingston drives sold by virtuallydiscover1823 are likely to be counterfeit. Buyers should check the serial number with Kingston. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Fraudsters’ favourite sold on ebay by seller in the USA

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jcarcache71

Having sold quite a number of the fraudsters’ favourite flash drive in fake 16GB and 64GB capacities USA seller jcarcache71 seems to be having a little rest at the moment. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 28, 2009 at 1:02 AM

Seller in China lists fraudsters’ favourite in private ebay auction

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tjffkuu

We are certain that this supposedly 32GB flash drive is no such thing for three reasons:

    No flash drive of this type has ever proved to have a capacity over 4GB
    The seller is using private listings – usually a sure-fire sign of fraud when it comes to flash memory
    Nobody could risk selling a genuine 32GB flash drive with a 99p start price and free p&P

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 27, 2009 at 9:22 PM

There is something very odd about this seller’s ebay listings

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n_kashafi There is something very odd about the ebay listings by USA registered seller n_kashafi!!

If you look at the seller’s profile and click on items for sale then it seems that n_kashafi is selling nothing.

However, we found both the supposedly 64GB Kingston on the left (it isn’t a genuine 64GB flash drive as this model is only made in capacities up to 32GB) and a 32GB model being sold by this ebayer.

As the 64GB is fake the 32GB probably is too!

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 27, 2009 at 7:00 PM

Looks like jolo002009 is another hit and run fraud ID on ebay

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jolo002009

We think that the ID jolo002009 is one of a number set up in August 2009 by fraud gangs in China. These ID’s are listing only one buy it now item. The idea seems to be to use these IDs to sell as many of the same item as possible before being caught and having the ID suspended by ebay.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 27, 2009 at 5:26 PM

yajo200902 looks like another “hit and run” ebay fraudster

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yajo200902

We think that yajo200902 is another disposable ID belonging to one of the fraud gangs in China. They seem to be setting these up to sell as many of a single item with one ebay listing as possible before being caught and suspended for selling fake capacity flash memory.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 27, 2009 at 3:27 PM

We suspect this DT150 from a UK ebay member is counterfeit

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machen2310

We think this 64GB DataTraveler 150 sold by machen2310 will prove to be counterfeit. Buyers are advised to check serial numbers with Kingston. We think Kingston will say they cannot verify them as genuine.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 27, 2009 at 2:00 PM

August 13th was a busy day for Chinese ebay fraudsters!

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18tiantian

gremlinsMy oh my! Thursday August 13th was a busy day for the fraud gangs in China! Busy little bees that they are, they seem to have spent the day sprouting new id’s like gremlins in a bath!

The flash drives sold by 18tiantian will be fake capacity as sure as eggs is eggs. The leather model offered by this seller is the fraudsters’ favourite fake flash flavour.

If you see any more baby gremlins (ebay IDs in China/Hong Kong with 0 feedback) listing this drive do report in with the buyer’s ID by leaving a comment on the report suspect sellers page.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 27, 2009 at 12:40 PM

We think this Transcend flash drive may be counterfeit

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citycomputersystemsltd

Jetflash V30 flash drives are colour coded according to capacity and do not seem to be made in capacities higher than 16GB. The colour shown in the picture is for a 2GB drive not 32GB. These seem to be either 2GB transcend that have been programmed to display a false capacity or altogether counterfeit. We suspect that citycomputersystemsltd bought these from a fraudulent wholesaler.

We strongly advise the seller to test the flash drives and (assuming we are correct) contact buyers to warn them they are fakes and give a refund. If citycomputersystemsltd bought other flash memory items from the same supplier we suggest they check these items too.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 27, 2009 at 11:23 AM

Seller hkcashcow has listings for 64GB DT 150 flash drives removed

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Listings on ebay by seller hkcashcow for counterfeit and fake capacity 64GB Kingston DataTraveler have been removed (no doubt at Kingston’s request) – if you bought from this seller get you refund claim in to paypal quickly!

A number of other sellers have had listings for these flash drives removed by ebay in the last week. If you bought a Kingston DataTraveler from any of the following sellers you will no doubt find the item has vanished from your won list:
ultimate_memory, e-choices, n_kashafi, dreamonlineshop, morgen-discount-store, isuper_sales,
virtuallydiscover1823, flashmaster38, dtech8, crawlerzonline

Get your paypal refund claim in quickly! Although item details will probably have vanished from ebay you will

still see them in your paypal account if you have already paid for the drive.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Are these lexar flash drives on ebay genuine?

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If these 16GB Lexar flash drives listed by razersystemsltd are genuine then they are a bargain.

We advise everyone who buys flash memory items to test them with the free program h2testw irrespective of where they were purchased – otherwise you run the risk of data loss and corruption.

Report your fake if testing confirms you have purchased fake capacity flash memory on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 26, 2009 at 11:42 PM

Ebay member in Israel sells cheap flash drives from China

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Seller goodi2008 is selling flash drives purchase cheaply from a supplier in China. These will undoubtedly be fake capacity and we suspect the seller knows it. Here is what goodi2008 says in listings:

You are bidding on a BRAND NEW USB 2.0 flash memory drive.

This drive which is made out of hard plastic/rubber and is foldable into its metal clip as can be seen in the picture has been bought as a wholesale for little money in China. The items have not been and will not be tested. The information in the description below was given to me by the seller in China.

DESCRIPTION
Storage Capacity: 16GB
USB version: 2.0
Data Retention: 10 Years
Data Encryption: 1,000,000 times

System Requirements:
Microsoft Windows ME, Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Vista, Mac OS 9.x or higher, Linux Kernel 2.4 or higher.

Color: Black (As can be seen on the top row in the picture)

ATTENTION!
The information to this item has been given truthfully to the best of my knowledge and belief. As already said, I have not tested the item. All information to this item was given to me by the seller himself and therefore I will not give any warranty, exchange or money back guarantee.

By bidding on this item, you fully understand the conditions.
Please bid only if you really agree with the conditions above. Thank you for your understanding.

Well that’s pretty clear then! If you are foolish enough to buy from goodi2008 you can kiss goodbye to your money. We are sure you will also be kissing goodbye to most files you save to one of this seller’s flash drives.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 26, 2009 at 9:00 PM

Suspect ebay listing for 16GB MP4 player from Hong Kong

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newest_product

We consider this listing by Hong Kong powerseller newest_product (registered on ebay since 25 March 2009) highly suspect. For one thing the seller is using a private auction for the item and for another the post and packing is fantastically high. Private listings for this sort of item is usually a sign of fraud.

The use of a 99p start price and having postage costs of over £25 is a way of evading ebay fees – not the actions of an honest seller. It can also make it easier for the seller to wriggle out of giving a full refund if the item proves to be fake. We think this seller’s MP players will prove to be fake capacity.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 26, 2009 at 6:50 PM

We suspect these DataTraveler drives on ebay were counterfeit

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ultimate_memory

Seller ultimate_memory (an ebay member in the USA) has sold six of these flash drives. We suspected they were counterfeit and fake capacity. It seems we were right. A member of our team contacted Kingston about this seller and listings were removed by ebay (probably as a result of pressure from Kingston)

The six buyers who bought from this seller before listings were remove should check the serial numbers with Kingston (if they have receive this counterfeit flash drive) and put in a paypal claim immediately. If a buyer has not yet received their counterfeit they should get in touch with ebay – as ebay removed listings they know the item is fake and should ensure that buyers get a refund.

Due to the sterling efforts of members of our team many fraudsters who listed fake Kingston items have had items removed from ebay (and in some cases been booted off ebay altogether) over the last few months. However, our team is small and we need victims to help out! If you bought a fake flash memory item on ebay please try to warn other victims!

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 26, 2009 at 5:10 PM

Do we think this is a genuine 64GB flash drive? No we don’t!!

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emil_hasanov

We think the Kingston DT150 drives sold by emil_hasanov are counterfeit. Buyers should check the serial number with Kingston. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

UPDATE – This seller’s listings (and those of a number of others we had planned to post about) have been removed by ebay. No doubt due to pressure from Kingston as a result of a member of our team reporting the sales to Kingston – saves us the trouble of writing a post for each and every one – we just need to post individually about those who are still getting away with fraud!

If you bought a Kingston DataTraveler from any of the following sellers you will no doubt find the item has vanished from your won list:
ultimate_memory, e-choices, n_kashafi, dreamonlineshop, morgen-discount-store, isuper_sales, dtech8, virtuallydiscover1823, flashmaster38, crawlerzonline – no doubt there are others to follow.

Get your paypal refund claim in quickly! Although item details will probably have vanished from ebay you will still see them in your paypal account if you have already paid for the drive.

Want a “refined” fake flash drive? Look no further than huchou00!

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huchou00

The ebay ID huchou00 was registered in China on 13th August 2009 and immediately started listing this flash drive. At the time of writing this is the only item listed by this seller. We think huchou00 is a disposable “hit and run” ID set up by one of the fraud gangs in China.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 26, 2009 at 2:40 PM

Seller in China lists suspect flash drives on ebay

with 3 comments

kensington153

We are convinced that all USB flash drives sold by kensington153 will prove to be fake capacity. The DataTraveler drives will also be counterfeit – buyers can check serial numbers with Kingston. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 26, 2009 at 1:20 PM

Refurbished Kingston drives in retail packaging?? What a joke!!

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e-choices

Seller e-choices has sold 4 of these supposedly refurbished Kingston drives. We wonder how a refurbished drive would come to be in sealed retail packaging. We don’t beleive a word of it – we think these are counterfeit and consider the use of private listings here to be devious.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 26, 2009 at 11:52 AM

Suspect 64GB DataTraveler listed by ebayer in the USA

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ara16

The 64GB Kingston DataTraveler 150 drives being sold by ara16 seem a bit too cheap to be genuine. Buyers should check their serial numbers with Kingston – we don’t think that Kingston will verify them as genuine.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 26, 2009 at 10:00 AM

Something about this listing on ebay doesn’t seem right

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tomtop_digital

We can’t quite put our fingers on it but something about this listing from tomtop_digital (a powerseller registered in China) doesn’t seem quite right. We have a nagging suspicion that this 16GB SD card is going to turn out (like most flash memory items from China) to be fake capacity.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 26, 2009 at 6:33 AM

UK seller lists fraudsters’ favourite flash drive on ebay

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systechguy

UK seller systechguy may be unaware of the fact that the model of flash drive shown in this listing has never proved to have a true capacity over 4GB. Many ebayers buy flash drives to sell on ebay from fraudulent suppliers in China. It seems that systechguy is one of the many sellers who have done so. The other model offered by this seller is also very familiar to members of the frankenflash project.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 26, 2009 at 1:41 AM

64GB Kingston DT150 on ebay a little too cheap to be genuine

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galaspherisch

We think the flash drives sold by galaspherisch will prove to be counterfeit and fake capacity. It looks as though this seller, registered in Belgium, may be using dropshipping. Dropshipping is a very dangerous practice when it comes to flash memory as the seller never claps eyes on the item – it is sent directly from the supplier – in this case the supplier seems to be in Thailand. This means the seller cannot test the item or check serial numbers with Kingston to ensure items are genuine.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 25, 2009 at 11:30 PM

DataTraveler 100 from ebayer in Malaysia make be fake

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cendana3

If cendana3 purchased these Kingston DataTraveler flash drives from a wholesaler in China it is extremely likely that they are counterfeit and fake capacty.

We advise everyone who buys flash memory items to test them with the free program h2testw irrespective of where they were purchased – otherwise you run the risk of data loss and corruption.

Report your fake if testing confirms you have purchased fake capacity flash memory on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 25, 2009 at 10:35 PM

Another ebay fraudster from Hong Kong by the look of it

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kaykay268Seller kaykay268 is selling fake capacity 16GB and 32GB SD cards according to comments from buyers. We expect that buyers will be reporting in to sosfakeflash with evididence against this seller and that an alert will be published when investigation into the seller are complete.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 25, 2009 at 8:56 PM

This 16GB memory card seems likely to be fake capacity

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mykay

A feedback comment indicates that this 16GB SD memory card sold by ebay powerseller mykay168 is fake capacity. Feedback indicates that other items are also fake capacity. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 25, 2009 at 6:30 PM

Memory cards from China in private ebay listings

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golden20090517

China – based seller golden20090517 is using private listings to sell 32GB SDHC memory cards on ebay. We suspect that these are fake capacity and strongly advise buyers to test any flash memory from this seller with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 25, 2009 at 5:15 PM

Is this 8GB flash drive genuine or fake capacity?

with one comment

timer168

We wonder whether the 8GB flash drives sold by timer168 are genuine or fake capacity. They seem a bit too cheap to be genuine, and most flash memory from this part of the world seems to be fake capacity. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

UPDATE:
Information received by fightflashfraud seems to confirm our suspicions about Hong Kong seller timer168. The buyer tested this model with h2tesw and it failed the test – under 3GB was ok – after that everything was lost or corrupted.

In our experience if one flash memory item from a seller is fake capacity then all will be fake capacity – buyers test anything you bought on ebay from timer168 with ht2tesw!

Written by fightflashfraud

August 25, 2009 at 3:00 PM

Fantastically cheap 32GB flash drives from Hong Kong

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cheermagun

Want to loose all your valuable computer files? It seems you can do it very cheaply by buying a fake capacity 32GB flash drive from cheermagun, based in Hong Kong. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report your fake if testing confirms you have purchased fake capacity flash memory on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 25, 2009 at 2:10 PM

If these flash drives are genuine why are the ebay listings private?

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alam2012

If these flash drives from ebay seller alam2012 are genuine why did this ebayer swap to private listings? People who do this usually have something to hide.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 25, 2009 at 12:59 PM

UK ebay member sold obvious fake flash drives on ebay

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josoap101

The flash drives sold by josoap101 are obvious fakes – Sony does not use the Vaio name for flash drives, only for laptops! The seller may have been unaware of this. We hope that josoap101 does the honourable thing and refunds all the buyers immediately. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 25, 2009 at 11:00 AM

Suspicious listing on ebay for a “used” Corsair flash drive

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daisyuuAn ebay member drew our attention to item number 260465609735 listed by seller daisyuu. This item is apparently a used 32GB Corsair Voyager flash drive. The seller says this in the listing:

USED GIG STICK, I HAVE BOUGHT A EXTRA MEMORY DRIVE FOR MY COMPUTER SO DO NOT NEED THIS, I HAVE HAD IT FOR 2 MONTHS,STILL AS NEW LIGHTLY USED ALL WORKS ETC,STORES AND READS 32gb,

Corsair 32GB Flash Voyager USB Pen Drive

We are inclined to agee that this looks a bit suspect. If you were selling such a high capacity flash drive (even if it was slightly used) wouldn’t you try to take a better picture than this?

Apparently this seller claims to be a university lecturer. Hmm – I would not want to be a student who had a lecturer who seems so ignorant!! I would be demanding return of my fees within a couple of weeks of starting my course.

The lecturers in the frankenflash project have never “picked up a few more from my students, lovely producct” as daisyuu claimed in an email. Students are usually stampeding to buy flash drives from lecturers, not handing them over because they don’t need them!! Guess what – we think this seller is a fraud!

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 25, 2009 at 9:09 AM

Are these 16GB SD cards from China genuine or fake?

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evergreen.market41288

We suspect that the 16GB SD cards sold on ebay by evergreen.market41288 may be fake capacity. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 25, 2009 at 8:17 AM

This Sandisk Ultra-backup flash drive on ebay seems suspect

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deal_me_in_dealer

We think that this flash drive is a bit too cheap to be genuine. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

We think that this ebayer’s flash drives are likely to be fake

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We think that flash drives from ebay seller clemface1980 will prove to be fake capacity. Fake capacity drives lead to data loss and corruption.

We advise everyone who buys flash memory items to test them with the free program h2testw irrespective of where they were purchased – otherwise you run the risk of data loss and corruption.

Report your fake if testing confirms you have purchased fake capacity flash memory on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 24, 2009 at 11:42 PM

Datatraveler 150 in private ebay sale

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a1aelectronics

Seller a1aelectronics (registered in the USA) is using private sales for 64GB Kingston DataTraveler 150 flash drives. We think the flash drives from this seller are likely to be counterfeit and fake capacity. Buyers should check serial numbers with Kingston – if they are genuine (which we very much doubt) Kingston will be able to verify this.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 24, 2009 at 10:00 PM

Another ebay seller in china offering fraudsters’ favourite

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fastship-seller

This flash drive offered fastship-seller is the fraudsters’ favourite – easily programmed to any fake capacity. Anyone buying one will eventually suffer data loss and corruption. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 24, 2009 at 7:27 PM

We doubt very much that this 64 GB DataTraveler is genuine

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cosgrove.tyler9

We consider it highly unlikely that the 64GB Kingston DataTraveler 150 flash drives listed at auction on ebay by cosgrove.tyler91 (a member registered in Canada) will prove to be genuine. Buyers should check serial numbers with Kingston – we don’t think they will verify them as genuine.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 24, 2009 at 5:29 PM

Is this 64GB flash drive from Hong Kong Genuine?

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nibbuns

The use of private listings makes us suspect that the 64GB flash drives listed here by nibbuns****celebrityasos could be fake capacity. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 24, 2009 at 2:50 PM

Fraudsters’ favourite flash drive in private ebay auction

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ffyyyww88

New ebay seller ffyyyww88 registered in China is using a private auction to sell the fraudsters’ favourite flash drive. This is a way of hiding what buyers have purchased to maximumise the number of ebayers that can be defrauded before the seller can be suspended by ebay.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 24, 2009 at 12:32 PM

Are these 64GB Kingston DT150’s on ebay genuine or not?

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msuhhail

We think these 64GB DataTraveler listed on ebay by msuhhail might be counterfeit. Buyers should check the serial numbers with Kingston, if they are genuine Kingston will be able to verify this.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 24, 2009 at 10:14 AM

Looks like yet another fake 16GB flash drive from China

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wsklbiox120

We think this is yet another listing from one of the well known fraud gangs in China. We expect that flash drives sold by ebay member wsklbiox120 will prove to be fake capacity. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 24, 2009 at 7:19 AM

Is this “64GB” USB flash drive genuine? Certainly not!!

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electro-passion

This flash drive from ebay seller electro-passion is undoubtedly fake fake fakity-fake. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Update 14/09/09
Seems that ebay seller electro-passion (now de-registered) got just deserts for being a careless profiteer.

We think the source of these fakes was possibly ebay transaction number 140337034332 on August 6th in which electro-passion bought a bulk lot of 20 flash drives (sold as 1GB Kingston) for $66 plus $20 postage from UK seller amadiokpo.

Did electro-passion really think it was possible to get away with selling these (fake) flash drives as 64GB at ten times the price paid for them?? If so the seller didn’t reckon with the frankenflash project!

Are this ebay member’s 4GB flash drives genuine?

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djc_scotland

We hope that all the models of 4GB flash drive shown above listed on buy it now by seller djc_scotland (registered on ebay on 02-Jun-09) are genuine and were not purchased from one of the many fraudelent suppliers who sell fakes. Two ebay members contacted this seller expressing concerns about the possibility that the flash drives might not be genuine.

The seller told both ebayers that he had been dealing with his supplier for 2½ years and that all customers were satisfied. However, as the seller only registered on ebay less than three months ago, and did not tell either of those who expressed concern who the “trusted supplier” is we have no way of verifying this claim.

Unfortunately most buyers just plug their flash drives into the computer, look at the properties and leave positive feedback without fully testing the drive – so we can’t assume that the 100% positive feedback for this seller at present is meaningful either. We will be very happy if we find that djc_scotland is supplying genuine flash drives. We are actively seeking genuine sellers but it seems the water is very muddy.

UPDATE 23rd October
We note that the seller is using private sales – if the flash drives being sold are genuine why hide buyer IDs?

We advise everyone who buys flash memory items to test them with the free program h2testw irrespective of where they were purchased – otherwise you run the risk of data loss and corruption.

Report your fake if testing confirms you have purchased fake capacity flash memory on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 23, 2009 at 11:17 PM

We suspect this ebay seller from Thailand is a fraudster

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iam_abookworm

We think iam_abookworm is a deliberate fraudster with some computer knowledge who knows how to get around automated fraud detection systems. We think that it would be closer to the truth if the seller took “book” out of the ID!

It seems that iam_abookworm didn’t reckon with the real people in the frankenflash project who detect fraud (rather than computer systems most companies rely on!) – we have little doubt that if buyers check serial numbers with Kingston that they will say the cannot verify the drive as genuine.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

We doubt that this flash drive from Hong Kong is really 16GB

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lalamazoo1874

We think that this flash drive being auctioned on ebay by lalamazoo1874 will (like almost all flash memory coming out of Hong Kong) prove to be fake capacity. Fake capacity drives cause data loss and corruption.

We advise everyone who buys flash memory items to test them with the free program h2testw irrespective of where they were purchased – otherwise you run the risk of data loss and corruption.

Report your fake if testing confirms you have purchased fake capacity flash memory on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 23, 2009 at 7:30 PM

Is this a genuine 128GB flash drive? No it certainly isn’t!!

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merrysupermarkets

Is USA registered seller merrysupermarkets so merry that he or she is suffering from delirum tremens? Certainly looks like it from some of the seller’s photos! This is not a 128GB flash drive – its real capacity is probably 2GB. We suspect all flash memory items from this seller will turn out to be fake capacity.

As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 23, 2009 at 5:08 PM

Sandisk mini SD card on ebay seems a bit too cheap

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gloget

This 4GB mini SD card seems a little on the cheap side to be genuine and the use of private ebay listings makes us very suspicious of Hong Kong seller gloget. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 23, 2009 at 2:37 PM

Another fraud ID registered on ebay China by the look of it

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qiangjie009

We think that qiangjie009 is another ID registered on ebay China by one of the familiar fraud gags to sell fake flash memory. As usual we strongly advise ebayers to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Written by fightflashfraud

August 23, 2009 at 12:08 PM