Fighting flash fraud on Ebay

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

We doubt that these flash drives on ebay Australia are genuine

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If these were genuine Kingston flash drives we think that pickabargain09 would have mentioned this in the listing – after all Kingston have proved to be suppliers of extremely reliable flash drives. The author personally has no less than 12 Kingston flash drives that have been in regular use for three years.

We think they will turn out to be counterfeit and fake capacity. Such 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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

October 3, 2009 at 7:55 PM

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  1. The seller clearly states in the listing that these drives were ordered as generic and arrived as Kingstons. Even the seller does not believe they are genuine. The seller has also stated that he gave some away and a few of them are giving problems.
    The seller states they are not prepared to go through the hassle of returning the drives and is instead offering them in bulk to anyone willing to buy them.

    This leaves the door open to fraudsters who will quite happily buy them with the intention of selling on as genuine, leaving many victims in their wake.


    October 4, 2009 at 2:37 PM

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