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Archive for September 2009

The Kingston shown in this ebay listing is not made in 64GB

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dominic2116

The flash drive shown in this listing appears to be the Kingston DT 100 – this model is not made in 64GB capacity. This makes us suspect that dominic2116 purchased the flash drives listed on ebay from a fraudulent supplier and that they are probably all counterfeit and fake capacity. The seller claims to have tested them but we don’t beleive it.

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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 30, 2009 at 11:59 PM

UK ebay seller lists fake 128GB Kingston flash drive

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themarron

We don’t know where themarron purchased these flash drives but we can say without doubt that they are fake. The DataTraveler 100 is not made in 128GB capacity. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by fightflashfraud

September 30, 2009 at 9:57 PM

Gremlin on ebay with fraudsters’ favourite and fake Sony

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bianyue9090A

gremlin2sSeller bianyue9090 has two fake 32GB USB flash flash drives for you to choose from – what we beleive to be counterfeit Sony (shown above) and the fraudsters’ favourite leather flash drive you will see in many of the other posts here.

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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 30, 2009 at 7:40 PM

Seller in USA fails to follow advice about fake Sony flash drive

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bgb7263

This is a counterfeit flash drive – Sony do not use the Vaio name for flash drives and they do not yet (unlike some brands) sell flash drives over 16GB. In our experience counterfeits are always fake capacity, causing data loss and file corruption.

Seller bgb7263 preferred to beleive what the fraudulent supplier said than what a concerned ebayer (who obviously knows a thing or two) said – as can be seen from the Q & A on the listing for item number 220485867845: Read the rest of this entry »

Written by fightflashfraud

September 30, 2009 at 5:07 PM

Another ebay gremlin from China selling fake flash memory

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cicishop76

gremlin2s This flash drive is a very obvious fake – the Vaio name is only used for laptops not for flash drives! We think the memory cards sold by cicishop76 will also turn out to be fakes. Fake flash memory causes your data to vanish or become corrupt after a while.

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

September 30, 2009 at 3:00 PM

Seems we have a little ebay fraud ring based in Singapore here!

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xiao.zhu.zhu

We think we may have identified a Singapore based fraud gang operating on ebay. Our observation suggests that xiao.zhu.zhu is a member of the same fraud ring as de-registered sellers super.fast.2009 and fast.shipping.2009. Posts over the next couple of weeks will probably feature a few other suspected members of the singjapan gang. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by fightflashfraud

September 30, 2009 at 12:30 PM

A new Hong Kong gremlin selling fake flash on ebay

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2009crazyshop

gremlin2sAnother gremlin has popped out of the ebay bath to sell fake flash memory.

No one can buy a real 16GB USB flash drive at this price, period. All you will get for this price is a fake capacity drive that will corrupt your files.

Anyone who buys from 2009crazyshop is crazy indeed!

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

September 30, 2009 at 9:51 AM

Another gremlin in China offering counterfeit DT150 on ebay

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yongyuangensui

gremlin2sLooks like this gremlin ID may belong to the “wedding dress gang” – one of a number of fraud rings the frankeflash project have uncovered in China.

These 64GB Kingston DataTraveler drives will probably have been removed from sale from ebay under pressure from Kingston by the time you read this because they are counterfeit. Buyers can check serial numbers with Kingston – we know what they will say.

Claim a refund through the dispute console from this crook as soon you get confirmation that it is counterfeit and 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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay so that we can preserve the evidence of fraud and issue an Internet alert to warn other victims.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 30, 2009 at 6:33 AM

These flash drives on ebay USA are almost certainly fake

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celluardistributor

We are advised by our technical guys that swivel type flash drives are not produced in 128GB capacity for technical reasons. This and the fact that these are being auctioned by USA seller celluardistributor and sold on buy it now for less than we think a genuine 128GB could be sold at make us sure that these are fake capacity drives purchased from one of the many fraudulent wholesalers.

This seller has also listed 64GB Kingston DataTraveler 150 flash drives at impossibly low prices. Buyers can check the serial numbers for the Kingston drives with the company – we think we know what Kingston will say! 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 suspect these 128GB Kingston DT 200 drives are counterfeit

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kclauson82

We suspect that the 128GB Kingston DataTraveler 200 USB flash drives listed by seller kclauson82 on ebay USA will prove to be counterfeit. Serial numbers for these can be checked with Kingston to verify genuine DataTraveler drives – we don’t think Kingston will verify these. In fact we know they won’t as they are the wrong colour for the capacity state – so really we know for a fact they will be counterfeit.

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

September 29, 2009 at 11:59 PM

We can gaurentee this flash drive on ebay is fake.

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frendbuy

Ukranian seller frendbuy says in the listing for this patently fake Kingston:

New Kingston datatraveler 128GB USB Flash with quarantee

The only things that can be guarenteed about this flash drive is that it was not made by Kingston, it is not 128GB and anyone using one will end up with lost and corrupted files. Despite being advised to the contrary this seller insisted these were genuine. Some people just won’t listen!

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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 29, 2009 at 9:30 PM

Yet more gremlins with the fraudsters’ favourite.

gremlin2sHere are more fraudster IDs on ebay selling the classic fake leather and metal flash drive shown in hundreds of posts on this blog. We have little doubt that the ebay IDs weixin1088fa, wumeijialian_518 and comewithrich belong to one of the familiar fraud gangs.

We are totally fed up with ebay’s lack of action about all the fraud that goes on on their site.

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

September 29, 2009 at 7:15 PM

Possible counterfeit Corsair flash drive listed by UK ebay member

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stuartcyoung

We suspect that the 32GB Corsair Voyager flash drives advertised on ebay by seller stuartcyoung could be counterfeit. If they are genuine then the seller has taken a huge risk in listing them in auctions with a 99p start price. If they are counterfeit they will be fake capacity and will corrupt users’ files after a while.

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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 29, 2009 at 4:45 PM

Buyers of fake flash drives on ebay did not notice they were fake

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libellenfang2

On July 1st we posted a warning about flash drives sold by libellenfang being fake but so far not a single buyer seems to have tested their flash drives, so all have been fooled by what the operating system shows. The flash drives previously sold were in the same packaging as the one shown above but were the swivel type.

This one is the fraudsters’ favourite – sold in all sorts of fantastic fake capacities. Eventually buyers will find themselves with files mysteriously vanishing or becoming corrupt. The seller may well be unaware that the flash drives being sold are fake.

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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 29, 2009 at 2:27 PM

Gremlin in China sells 64GB Kingston DT150 on ebay

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gongdanhua0268

gremlin2sThese 64GB Kingston DataTraveler drives from Chinese gremlin seller gongdanhua0268 will probably have been removed from sale from ebay by the time you read this.

Kingston are putting a lot of pressure on ebay to remove these counterfeit flash drives from sale – unfortunately there are often quite a few sold by the time the listings vanish. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by fightflashfraud

September 29, 2009 at 12:00 PM

Seller in Austria listing a range of suspect flash drives on ebay

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isis-line

Seller isis-line (based in Austria) seems to have been on a shopping trip to fakeflashland and come back with the fraudsters’ favourite shown above and some other familiar models of flash drive. We suspect all will turn out to be fake capacity drives which cause data loss and corruption. The seller may be unaware that there is likely to be a problem with the merchandise – perhaps some kind ebayer in Germany will warn isis-line.

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

September 29, 2009 at 10:00 AM

Hong Kong powerseller on ebay lists fraudsters’ favourite

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e2_dc

This model of flash drive listed by seller e2_dc has always proved to be fake capacity – fakes corrupt your files. 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

September 29, 2009 at 8:00 AM

UK seller with suspect 24hour listings on ebay

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tri-tech

UK ebay member tri-tech is not an experienced ebay seller (although a member for several years) – we were a bit surprised to come across a large number of one-day listings (27 we think) from tri-tech showing Sandisk flash drives of 16B, 32GB and 64GB capacities with a start price lower than the seller would have paid wholesale for a genune 16GB Sandisk flash drive of this type. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by fightflashfraud

September 29, 2009 at 6:09 AM

UK member sold fraudsters’ favourite flash drive on ebay

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paramedictradex

We have reason to think that UK ebay seller paramedictradex may be well aware that these flash drives are fake capacity. You simply cannot sell a genuine 64GB flash drive of any type at this price on ebay – it costs more than this to manufacture one!
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Written by fightflashfraud

September 29, 2009 at 12:09 AM

UK seller lists suspect 64GB DataTraveler 150 flash drives on ebay

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flashuk

The 64GB Kingston DataTraveler flash drives listed by UK seller flashuk are fairly certain to be counterfeit and fake capacity. We suspect that these came from one of the dodgy wholesalers supplying counterfeit goods to the unwary.

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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 28, 2009 at 11:00 PM

What the heck is a “sandisk equivelant usb flash drive” ??

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clarkveyron

Hmm – the packaging for these does not look quite like that of genuine Sandisk flash drives I purchased recently. The buy it now price is too low for a genuine 16GB Sandisk on ebay – I think the seller would make a loss of at least £4 on each drive sold at this price. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by fightflashfraud

September 28, 2009 at 9:05 PM

A very cunning gremlin from China listing fake flash on ebay

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uk-babyandbaby

gremlin2sSeller ID uk-babyandbaby was registered in China over a year ago but this gremlin does not seem to have been active on ebay until recently.

Feedback has been built up by selling cheap items – mainly USB cables. Now that the seller seems to be listing fake flash drives uk-babyandbaby has switched to private listings.

This cunning gremlin has a carefully chosen name to make it appear that this is a UK seller and also (no doubt falsely) lists items as being in the UK. You can’t ask for better indicators of fraud than 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

September 28, 2009 at 6:52 PM

Seller in Germany auctions 16GB Sandisk flash drives on ebay

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der-preisknacker1987

If the 16GB Sandisk flash drives listed on ebay Germany by der-preisknacker1987 are genuine the seller is risking a loss by auctioning them as they could easily be sold at a loss. 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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 28, 2009 at 3:44 PM

Another baby gremlin listing the fraudsters’ favourite on ebay

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gmailcom09

gremlin2sLooks like another disposable baby gremlin sent on fakeflash sales duty by our fraudster friends in China with no feedback to act as a buffer against the inevitible negative comments.

This flash drive is the most popular one among fraudsters – Why?

Because these are easy to program to any fake capacity they feel like and lots of people buy 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

September 28, 2009 at 1:28 PM

Powerseller in China listing fake capacity flash drives on ebay

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cocogiftcity

Powerseller cocogiftcity seems to have mainly sold bluetooth headsets up till now. Seems not all buyers were satisfied with these as we see quite a few complaints in feedback. We think that anyone who buys flash drives from cocogiftcity will be even less satisfied as we can pretty well guarantee they will be fake capacity. Fake capacity flash memory causes 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

September 28, 2009 at 11:24 AM

Auctions on ebay Germany for suspect 64GB DataTraver drives

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nancyskalle

We think these 64GB Kingston DataTraveler drives being auctioned on ebay by nancyskalle will turn out to be counterfeit and fake capacity. The seller may be unaware of the big problem with counterfeit Kingston flash drives being sold by fraudulent wholesalers. A quick check of serial numbers with Kingston would reveal whether they are genuine or (as we suspect) counterfeit.

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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay

Written by fightflashfraud

September 28, 2009 at 7:02 AM

UK ebayer’s counterfeit Kingston drives snapped up by buyers!!

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masterticketz

These 64GB Kingston DataTraveler flash drives sold by masterticketz are undoubtedly counterfeit and fake capacity. It is impossible to make a genuine 64GB flash drive for the price these are selling at let alone sell them for this price on ebay. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by fightflashfraud

September 27, 2009 at 11:47 PM

Seller on ebay Australia with suspect 128GB DT200 flash drives

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jackrang2009

We are fairly certain that the 128GB DataTraveler USB flash drives sold by jackrang2009 will prove to be counterfeit (not made by Kingston) and fake capacity – causing 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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay

Written by fightflashfraud

September 27, 2009 at 9:40 PM

Another baby gremlin selling the fraudsters’ favourite on ebay

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fuhua88982009

gremlin2sFeels a bit like every time you log into ebay there’s another gremlin listing the fraudster’s favourite!

As ever we can say that without doubt the leather USB flash drive shown in this listing from fuhua88982009 will be nothing like 16GB. It is likely to corrupt any data saved on it after (probably) about 1.7GB or (less likely) about 3.5-3.7GB.

These flash drives are simply not safe to use – take it from someone who has a few that were supplied by the fraud gangs in China who spawn these gremlins!

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

September 27, 2009 at 7:30 PM

UK ebay member sold Counterfeit and fake capacity Kingston

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sandydxxx

UK ebay member sandydxxx sold 10 of these counterfeit and fake capacity 64Gb DataTraveler flash drives. No one can sell a genuine 64GB flash drive at this price. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by fightflashfraud

September 27, 2009 at 5:17 PM

You cannot buy genuine 16GB USB flash drives for this price

ganniniang1

gremlin2sSeems that ganniniang1 is a new gremlin ID set up by a familiar fraud gang to sell fake flash drives on ebay. You cannot buy a genuine 16GB flash drive for this price – all you will get is a fake which will cause your files to be lost or corrupted.

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

September 27, 2009 at 4:15 PM

Looks like yet another baby gremlin from China on ebay

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ssdhfiu_d

gremlin2sLooks like another disposable baby gremlin sent on fakeflash sales duty by our fraudster friends in China with no feedback to act as a buffer against the inevitible negative comments.

We are sure that the flash drives sold by ssdhfiu_d 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

September 27, 2009 at 1:46 PM

Another gremlin on ebay selling classic fake flash drives

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miss_wong88

gremlin2sSeller miss_wong88 quite rightly describes this supposedly 32GB flash drive as “classic” – it is a classic fake that has been sold on ebay by fraudsters for years!

This has been the fraudsters’ favourite flash drive for reprogramming from a small capacity (usually 4GB at most) to any fake capacity the fraudster chooses. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by fightflashfraud

September 27, 2009 at 11:32 AM

These Kingston DT 150 flash drives seem a little on the cheap side

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$4jk4

These 64GB Kingston DataTraveler seem a bit on the cheap side so we wonder if they will turn out to be counterfeit and fake capacity. Seller $4jk4 may be unaware that there is a big problem with counterfeit Kingston flash drives being sold by fraudulent wholesalers. A quick check of serial numbers with Kingston would reveal whether they are genuine or (as we suspect they could be) counterfeit.

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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay

Written by fightflashfraud

September 27, 2009 at 9:18 AM

Heigh ho off we go with another gremlin listing fake flash on ebay

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sdfhuisl

gremlin2sHere we go again – one of the apparently disposable gremlin IDs registered on ebay China listing a familiar model of flash drive.

We are pretty sure the USB flash drives from sdfhuisl will prove to be fake capacity – anyone buying these would be making a big mistake. Fake capacity flash memory items will eventually cause file loss and corruption for anyone using 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

September 27, 2009 at 6:54 AM

Seller in New Zealand selling fake 64GB Kingston DT 150 drives

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russianznz

Although pictures in both this listing and one in which seller russianznz is auctioning one of these rather than using buy it now clearly show a 64GB Kingston DataTraveler 150 drive no mention of the names Kingston or DataTraveler are given in the listings. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by fightflashfraud

September 26, 2009 at 11:50 PM

Another seller on ebay Australia with suspect 64GB DT 150’s

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clayweather

Seems that clayweather is another ebayer in Australia with suspect 64GB Kingston DataTraveler flash drives here. Buyers should check serial numbers with Kingston.

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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay

Written by fightflashfraud

September 26, 2009 at 9:00 PM

Another devious ebay gremlin from China by the look of things

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bawawa10009898_favourite

gremlin2sSeems we have a rather devious gremlin from China here.

Seller bawawa10009898 is selling the fraudsters’ favourite flash drive (sample listing shown above) in private ebay auctions.

This seller has cunningly made some auctions for loss-making earbuds private too! Read the rest of this entry »

Written by fightflashfraud

September 26, 2009 at 6:22 PM

Seems we have another gremlin seller of fake flash on ebay

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lgrs8248

gremlin2sSeems we have another ebay gremlin here (an ebay gremlin is an ID set up by fraud gangs to sell fake flash technology).

This gremlin is offering the fraudsters favourite flash drive at 32Gb capacty. Of course that’s not the real capacity, just the fake capacity shown to the operating system – the real capacity of drives from lgrs8248 will probably be 4GB or less.

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

September 26, 2009 at 3:29 PM

Yet another gremlin seller from China listing fake flash on ebay

lingling080

gremlin2sYou cannot buy a genuine new 32GB flash drive at the price advertised by seller lingling080 – all you will get for this price is a fake capacity device that will corrupt your files after a while.

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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 26, 2009 at 1:29 PM

Gremlin ID lists one model of 32GB flash drive on ebay

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errtgiojsdhf09

gremlin2sHere we go again – one of the apparently disposable gremlin IDs registered on ebay China listing a familiar model of flash drive.

We are certain the USB flash drives from errtgiojsdhf09 will prove to be fake capacity.

Fake capacity flash memory items will eventually cause file loss and corruption for anyone using 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

September 26, 2009 at 11:36 AM

Suspect listings for 64GB DT150 flash drives on ebay Germany

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twinsbud86

Seller twinsbud86 has listed a number of 64GB Kingston DataTraveler 150 flash drives with a start price of 1 euro. We think twinsbud86 purchased these from a fraudulent supplier and that they are counterfeit and fake capacity rather than defective as the seller seems to think. If the seller checked the serial numbers with Kingston then the truth would become clear.

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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay

Written by fightflashfraud

September 26, 2009 at 9:49 AM

Looks like this is a new ebay ID for a familiar fraud gang

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hppopp1

gremlin2sSeems this is a new gremlin ID set up by a familiar fraud gang to sell fake flash drives on ebay.

The model being sold by hppopp1 is a classic fake sold by most of the fraudsters in China. In our experience these are always fake capacity and 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

September 26, 2009 at 8:18 AM

Seller of suspect 64GB Kingston DataTraveler flash drives

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amazing_aussie_auctions

Seller amazing_aussie_auctions would have made a loss on this flash drive if it was genuine. We don’t think it is – we suspect the Kingston flash drives advertised by this seller are counterfeit and fake capacity. Buyers should check serial numbers with Kingston.

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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay

Written by fightflashfraud

September 25, 2009 at 10:30 PM

US ebay seller meets with little success in selling fake flash

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mariyag2005

Our team noticed a number of flash memory items listed by ebay seller mariyag2005 (registered in the USA) that we suspected of being fake capacity. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by fightflashfraud

September 25, 2009 at 6:12 PM

Another gremlin from China selling fake flash drives on ebay

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alice_daphne_a_123

Seller alice_daphne_a_123 is yet another gremlin selling fake flash drives on ebay. 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

September 25, 2009 at 4:03 PM

Do we have another ebay gremlin from Hong Kong here?

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hi2echworks

gremlin2sMost listings by hi2echworks for MP players are auctions with a low start price and massive postage.

This listing was one of the few exceptions – did the seller just forget to add the postage?

The MP player in this listing sold for £10.50 with free P&P – which would have been a fantastic bargain for the buyer if it was genuine.
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Written by fightflashfraud

September 25, 2009 at 1:54 PM

Another gremlin ID is activated on ebay for fake flash sales

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waichingpiggy

gremlin2sFor some unknown reason our fraudster friends in Hong Kong did not activate the ID waichingpiggy until a month after the ID was set up.

Perhaps they are expecting some of the existing fraud IDs to be suspended very shorly and decided to activate another ID in their fake flash arsenal.

We fully expect that every single flash drive listed by waichingpiggy will be fake capacity – and the brand name ones (such as the transcend shown on the far left) will be counterfeit.

In a listing for an unsold counterfeit Transcend (wrong colour for a 16GB drive) the seller stated:

We are the SOLE ebay seller selling Real 16GB Capacity memory stick USB2.0 high speed

Afraid not – seller is just one of many fraudsters selling counterfeit and/or fake capacity memory items that will cause users’ files to become corrupted or vanish entirely after a while.

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

September 25, 2009 at 11:33 AM

Yet another gremlin selling fake USB flash drives on ebay

xinjiyuanwang1682008

gremlin2sA gremlin ID registered by one of the fraud gangs in China xinjiyuanwang1682008 offers the fraudsters’ favourite leather model and DataTraveler 150 drives at 64GB.

We are certain every single flash drive from this seller will prove to be fake capacity. The DataTraveler ones will of course also be counterfeit, as a quick phone call to Kingston will no doubt confirm.

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

September 25, 2009 at 7:48 AM

Fraudsters’ favourite flash drive with unusually high capacity

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wer69gt8

According to feedback from the buyer of this item it proved to have a capacity of 8GB – surprisingly high for the fraudsters’ favourite – normally it is only 4GB or less. The fact that it is higher capacity than usual makes this fake even more dangerous as irretreivable data loss is even more likely.

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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

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September 24, 2009 at 10:30 PM

Ebayer in Australia sold counterfeit 64GB DataTraveler 150

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calypso01

The buyer of item number 220474029053 from seller calypso01 (screenshot of listing shown above) found there was a problem with the flash drive. The buyer thought it was simply faulty – we think it was counterfeit and fake capacity.

The buyer left positive feedback as the seller gave a refund. Shame the seller did not investigate the merchandise more thoroughly and discover the truth. There is currently one listing from calypso01 for these 64GB Kingston DataTraveler 150 flash drives.

No doubt if Kingston had noticed the seller’s listings they would have made ebay remove them. If other buyers contact Kingston they will find out the truth – genuine ones can be verified with Kingston. As these are not genuine Kingston will not be able to verify the serial number.

Buyers should claim a full refund from the seller. Please, sellers; please, please, please check that your items are genuine before selling on 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

September 24, 2009 at 8:00 PM

Are these 32GB SD cards listed on ebay UK genuine or fake?

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louise_win

There are two things that make us wonder whether these 32GB SD cards listed by UK seller louise_win are genuine or not. The first is the use of private listings – we have not yet found anyone who sold genuine flash memory items in private listings.

The other thing is that the seller has used a three day listing – usually people use short listings for cheap used items that they expect to sell at auction quickly. People normally grab as long a time period as possible when they are using buy it now to maximise the possibility of a sale.

However, if they are fraudsters hoping to dump something fake quickly they may act differently to the norm. Our suspicions may prove entirely unfounded of course. Time will tell whether this is an honest seller or not.

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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 24, 2009 at 5:38 PM

Carefully built gremlin ID launches fake flash career on ebay

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minghua88fa268

Looks like minghua88fa268 is an ID our fraudster friends in China are hoping to hang on to for a bit longer than some of those set up this year.

A range of flash drives have been listed under this ID. We think anything from this seller will prove fake capacity and of course the Kingston DataTraveler 150 drives will also be counterfeit.

The serial numbers for DataTraveler 150’s can be checked with Kingston. We are certain they will not be confirmed 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

September 24, 2009 at 3:37 PM

Hong Kong based ebay seller with suspect 64GB flash drives

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intlshop4u

We suspect that this 64GB USB flash drive listed on ebay by intlshop4u will prove to be fake capacity – it seems rather too cheap to be a genuine 64GB 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.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 24, 2009 at 1:00 PM

Another ebay gremlin from China by the look of things

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mygodyeah

gremlin2sWe expect all flash drives sold by mygodyeah will turn out to be fake capacity and think this ID belongs to one of the fraud gangs operating out of 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

September 24, 2009 at 10:19 AM

We think these 128GB flash drives on ebay USA are fake

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timeisexpressWe think these 128GB USB flash drives sold by timeisexpress (based in the USA) are great looking bling.

However, we don’t think they are really 128GB capacity – we think they are fakes that will corrupt people’s data after a while.

Seller timeisexpress sold the first two of these on September 20th:

The first one sold for $57.77 and the second for $169.50 (both free P&P).

If they were genuine the seller would have made a loss between the two – but as they can’t be genuine (according to our tech guys) then the seller has probably pocketed a tidy profit.

A member of the frankenflash project’s technical team tells us that the reason none of the genuine 128GB USB flash drives is a swivel type like this is that the circuit board is not long enough to accomodate the memory chips required for this capacity of drive.

We fully expect all flash drives sold by timeisexpress to prove to be dangerous fakes which will corrupt people’s files. 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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 24, 2009 at 8:00 AM

UK ebay member re-sells suspect corsair bought on ebay

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libradae

Seller libradae purchase this flash drive from another ebay member – it was sold on 24th August by nasredin0575 for £63.57 plus £3.90 P&P (item number 230369689423) and the seller is now hoping to make a profit by re-selling it. We suspect it (and the other two sold by nasredin0575) will prove to be counterfeit and 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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 24, 2009 at 5:24 AM

Could your data be going going gone with this flash drive?

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going_going_gone06

We have never come across a genuine flash drive in this packaging. Every single one tested by members of the frankenflash project that came in this type of packaging proved to be fake capacity. The flash drives listed by UK seller going_going_gone06 on ebay are rather unusual in that they are listed as being less than 1GB.

We are more used to seeing flash drives advertised at capacities from 2GB to 64GB in this type of packaging during the las couple of years. The seller was warned that these could well be fake but does not yet seem to have acted on the advice a concerned ebayer gave about testing these. If the other 512GB flash drives listed by this seller are from the same source these could possibly be fake capacity too.

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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 23, 2009 at 11:45 PM

We don’t think these wristbands on ebay are really 128GB drives

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afterlifeplanning

We don’t beleive for a second that the wristband flash drives being auctioned by afterlifeplanning (registered in the USA) are genuinely 128GB. We think these will have been purchased from one of the many fraudulent wholesalers who supply fake capacity flash memory items.

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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 23, 2009 at 8:50 PM

Are these 64GB Corsair flash drives on ebay genuine or not?

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4erni4ka89

If the flash drives being sold by 4erni4ka89 are genuine 64GB Corsair Voyager flash drives then they are a bargain. If they are not then users will find themselves with lost and corrupted files after a while.

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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 23, 2009 at 6:00 PM

Hong Kong seller lists huge range of flash drives on ebay

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fashionzone999

We have shown just a few of the USB flash drives listed on ebay by Hong Kong seller fashionzone999. The drives we looked at range from 2GB to 16GB. All the flash drives from this seller seem to be listed in auctions with a start price of 99p and the rest of the charges loaded on the postage. Loading the postage like this is a way of evading ebay fees – though the seller will pay full paypal fees on anything sold.

If you take postage charges into consideration then it would just about be possible for genuine flash drives to be supplied. However, a couple of this seller’s drives look very suspect to us so we fear that fashionzone999 will prove to be yet another Chinese fraudster. We wouldn’t trust fashionzone999 as far as we could throw him or her.

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

September 23, 2009 at 4:00 PM

Strange goings-on with a seller on ebay Australia

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usb_traderWe originally posted our suspicions about Australian registered ebay seller usb_trader on September 14th.

The picture you will see in that post is rather different to the one on the right.

Evidence has come to our notice that suggests that the seller became aware that the picture originally used (shown right) prior to our post was too obviously fake and realised that listings were under suspicion.

As previously reported the seller then used private auctions using only the picture in our previous post.

The seller seems to have realised that private auctions were also very obviously suspect and has changed tack again!

Auctions are no longer private but if you are very quick to notice things you may see a quick flash of the original picture on the left in some listings before you see the picture shown in our original post!

usb_traderBThe seller now seems to be selling 128GB flash drives with three different pictures – the one above, the one in the original post and the one on the left. We don’t think a single one is genuine.

Seems that usb_trader may be a determined fraudster.

If this contstant switching wasn’t enough to convince us that usb_trader is a very dodgy trader indeed we also noticed something a little strange about the seller’s feedback!

When we looked at this on 21st September the seller had a feedback score of 5.

All feedback was for sales of the very obvious fake shown in this post – all comments were positive yet only one buyer was left feedback. Do you sell on ebay? Would you not leave feedback for a customer who gave you a positive feedback comment?

We suspect that at least four of the five positive comments left are fake. On the 22nd September two negative comments from the same buyer were left saying these are fake (again a listing with the picture shown here).

We can certainly say we wouldn’t touch this seller with a barge pole!! 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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 23, 2009 at 1:00 PM

Classic fake flash drive listed on ebay by yet another gremlin

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shipeixiao

gremlin2sLooks like shipeixiao is a new gremlin ID set up by a familiar fraud gang to sell fake flash drives on ebay. The drive from shipeixiao is a classic fake, familiar to the team at fightflashfraud. 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

September 23, 2009 at 10:59 AM

This Sandisk Ultra Backup flash drive on ebay seems too cheap

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budzikovski

The 16GB Sandisk Ultra Backup flash drives listed by budzikovski on ebay seem a bit on the cheap side for this particular model – if they 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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 23, 2009 at 9:00 AM

This ebay member risks making a loss if these are genuine

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bullock1616

If the 2GB and 4GB Sandisk USB flash drives listed by bullock1616 are genuine this seller lists making a lost by listing them all in auctions at a 99p start with £1.50 P&P.

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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 23, 2009 at 6:18 AM

128GB DT 200 auction on ebay Australia

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superstarzeng2009

Is this 128GB Kingston DataTraveler flash drive offered at auction on ebay Australia by superstarzeng2009 genuine or counterfeit? The buyer can check the serial number with Kingston to find out.

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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 22, 2009 at 11:25 PM

Seller using private listings to sell flash drives on ebay

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wpw21wpw

We wonder why, if the flash drives sold by wpw21wpw are genuine, the seller is using private listings. 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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 22, 2009 at 10:00 PM

These 64GB flash drives on ebay are fake fake fakity-fake!!

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adnan4158851

Any flash drive you see in this packaging is bound to be fake capacity. Every single flash drive that came in this packaging that was tested by members of the frankenflash project proved to be fake capacity.

This particular model is the fraudsters’ favourite – sold by almost every fraudulent wholesaler in the far east, as well as by most of the fraud gangs operating on ebay.

Seller adnan4158851 may be unaware of all this and could have purchased them in all innocence from a fraudulent supplier. One of the big problems is that most sellers don’t do their research before purchasing flash drives to sell on ebay.

If adnan4158851 had researched the market properly first the seller would have realised that these were suspiciously cheap – below what it would cost to make a genuine 64GB flash drive! Please sellers – do your research!!

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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 22, 2009 at 8:00 PM

A new member of the wedding dress gang on ebay?

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easytrade_12388

Looks to us as though easytrade_12388 is a new ID belonging to what Traveler christened the wedding dress gang. Why? because these IDs look as though they may be connected and all sell a mixture of items that includes wedding dresses and fake flash memory.

Very handy -when the bride has decided the marriage was a mistake and she wants a divorce she can put the wedding video and all the wedding photos on a fake flash memory card or fake flash drive – and pouf! All gone! No one will ever see them again!

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

September 22, 2009 at 5:36 PM

Cautious ebay gremlin builds up feedback score before fake sales

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usbquatos

gremlin2sIt seems that the Gremlin (fraudulent technology sales) ID usbquatos was carefully built up so that there was a big positive feedback score before embarking on fake flash memory sales.

The ID is registered on ebay China, no doubt by one of the familiar fraud gangs there who have been selling fake flash memory on ebay for a long time.

Money was invested in this ID (by selling cheap items at a loss) in order to build this positive feedback score as a buffer against the inevitable negative feedback that fraudsters eventually get.

It seems that our fraudster friends in China are hoping to hang onto this ID a bit longer than some of the IDs they have set up recently which began listing fake flash memory immediately they were registered.

We wouldn’t touch flash memory items sold by usbquatos with a bargepole and advise you to steer clear! 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

September 22, 2009 at 3:06 PM

This flash drive sold by a UK member on ebay is not 64GB

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under_cuts_everyone

This flash drive is fake fake fakity fake – a quick look at the Kingston web site will confirm that the model shown here is not made in 64GB capacity. We can only assume that under_cuts_everyone has been shopping in fake flash land. The seller may be unaware that the flash drive is fake and will cause users’ files to become corrupt once the true capacity is exceeded.

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.

Ebayer auctions 4GB Sandisk Cruzer flash drives on ebay

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david1young

Unlike some sellers auctioning flash drives it seems that so far (asuming that they are genuine) seller david1young has at least managed to break even in auctions for these 4GB Sandisk USB flash drives.

Nevertheless, this seems a very risky strategy for anyone with genuine new flash memory items. This seller has only managed this by setting the postage rather on the high side but if a few sold at the start price the seller would make a loss.

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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 22, 2009 at 11:50 AM

Gremlin lists counterfeit 64GB Kingston DT150 on ebay

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lliamda2008

gremlin2sHere we have a gremlin in China listing counterfeit 64GB Kingston DataTraveler 150 USB flash drives among the fake flash wares on sale. 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

September 22, 2009 at 9:46 AM

Counterfeit Kingston flash drives removed from ebay

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sharlcat

We din’t think these flash drives sold by sharlcat were genuine. Nobody could afford to risk selling a 32GB flash drive at this price as they would be making a loss. As the seller’s listings for these were removed by ebay at Kingston’s request we now know we were right.

Anyone who has received one from this seller should claim a refund through the dispute console – they should get a refund relatively easily as ebay knows they are counterfeit.

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

September 21, 2009 at 11:38 PM

Are these 4GB Sandisk Cruzer flash drives on ebay genuine?

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jds-gold-numbers

If these 4GB Sandisk Cruzer flash drives are genuine then seller jds-gold-numbers seems to be selling these at a loss overall by auctioning them with such a low start price.

If I found myself making a loss on most of the flash drives I sold by auctioning I’d swap to buy it now and choose a price that gave me a small profit margin – wouldn’t you?

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

September 21, 2009 at 9:00 PM

If this DataTraveler flash drive on ebay is genuine why is the seller using a private sale?

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coptic11

We doubt very much that this 64GB Kingston DataTraveler 150 flash drive being sold by coptic11 is genuine – we think it will turn out to be counterfeit and fake capacity. Two things make us suspicious about this (and the 32GB model from the same seller) – price and the use of private sales.

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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 21, 2009 at 6:30 PM

32GB Kingston DT150 drive sold on ebay must be counterfeit

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marston20

We were sure that the 32GB Kingston DataTraveler 150 flash drive above, sold by marston20, simply must be counterfeit at this price. The fact that the seller did not respond to questions about authenticity suggests the seller is probably aware they are not genuine.

Most of the seller’s Kingston flash drives were removed by ebay yesterday at Kingston’s request but one was apparently misssed. This shows that we were absolutely correct in thinking these were counterfeit. Let’s hope that takes the hint and doesn’t do what some people caught with counterfeits do and relist the drives despite having them removed.

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. Buyers should check serial numbers with Kingston.

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

Written by fightflashfraud

September 21, 2009 at 4:00 PM

Baby Gremlin sells counterfeit DataTraveler drives on ebay

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fuyang2009

gremlin2sSeems our fraudster friends consider the ebay ID fuyang2009 highly disposable – they know it won’t last too long selling counterfeit 64GB Kingston DataTraveler 150 USB flash drives.

This is because Kingston will no doubt be on the case very soon and have the listing removed by ebay – they will probably already have done it when you read this!

If the drives were genuine (which they won’t be) buyers would be able to verify 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.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 21, 2009 at 2:30 PM

New gremlin ID selling fake flash drives on ebay

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hong1fen56

gremlin2sWe think the baby gremlin ID hong1fen56 belongs to a well known and very familiar fraud gang in China. This model is the fraudsters’ favourite flash drive – sold on ebay by fraud gangs for years. It is always fake capacity and causes file 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

September 21, 2009 at 12:40 PM

Are these leather clad flash drives on ebay genuine?

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hotdealsuk

We wonder whether these flash drives sold by UK powerseller hotdealsuk in 4GB and 8GB capacity are genuine. We know that these are often fake capacity as several members of the frankenflash project possess these in various fake capacities up to 32GB. We would like to hear from any buyers who have tested them with h2testw – did they pass the test or fail?

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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 21, 2009 at 10:30 AM