Fighting flash fraud on Ebay

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Archive for November 5th, 2009

Suspect 128GB Sandisk USB flash drives on ebay Australia

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prepcom

As far as we are aware the Sandisk Cruzer micro (the flash drive pictured in this listing from seller prepcom) is not made in 128GB. We think this is a fake. Perhaps prepcom should phone Sandisk and check. There are many fraudulent wholesalers and we think prepcom bought these from one of them. Fakes trash files!!

We advise everyone to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

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

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These 64GB Kingston DataTraveler flash drives are too cheap

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asifh_shoaib

These 64GB DataTraveler 150 USB flash drives listed by asifh_shoaib on ebay Australia are too cheap to be genuine. They will (like almost all the other flash drives on ebay) be fakes which corrupt data once the true capacity (generally less than 4GB) is exceeded.

We advise everyone to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

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

Non-delivery of suspected counterfeit 16GB Transcend SD cards from ebay seller registered in Canada

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should19160

Seller should19160 (registered on ebay Canada) had a feedback score of -3 at the time of writing and was no longer listing anything for sale. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by fightflashfraud

November 5, 2009 at 8:22 PM

Obvious fake 16GB USB flash drive listed by ebayer in Canada

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patdallaire0404

This 16GB USB flash drive listed on ebay Canada by patdallaire0404 is a fake which will corrupt users’ files. 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

November 5, 2009 at 6:40 PM

ebayer in Canada with job lot of refurbished 128GB DT200

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undergroundclothes79

We don’t think these 128GB Kingston DataTraveler 200 flash drives listed by undergroundclothes79 will be genuine.

We advise everyone to test all flash memory with the free program h2testw.

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

Another ebay seller from China with fraudsters’ favourite

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overseabridge

This flash drive sold by overseabridge will not have a capacity of 32GB and will corrupt user’s files when the true capacity is exceeded. We think the same goes for the other 32GB model from this seller. We advise everyone 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

November 5, 2009 at 3:08 PM

Seller in Israel with suspect 32GB USB flash drives on ebay

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yoni_zadok

The buy it now price of this 32GB USB flash drive listed by yoni_zadok is too low for the seller to make any profit. This leads us to the conclusion that it must be a fake that will trash users’ files.

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

November 5, 2009 at 1:32 PM