Fighting flash fraud on Ebay

The authors of this blog want to elimnate flash fraud on Ebay

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

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