Fighting flash fraud on Ebay

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

Archive for April 9th, 2010

Kingston DT 150 flash drives from handelamir likely to be counterfeit

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We suspect that ebay seller handelamir (registered in Germany) bought the 64GB Kingston DataTraveler 150 USB flash drives listed in ebay auctions from a fraudulent supplier – if so they will be counterfeit and fake capacity. A fake capacity USB flash drive corrupts 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 your fake if testing confirms you have purchased fake capacity flash memory on ebay.

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obvious fake 128GB USB flash drive listed on ebay USA by flserver

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The model of USB flash drive shown in this ebay listing from flserver always proves to be fake capacity and corrupts 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 your fake if testing confirms you have purchased fake capacity flash memory on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

April 9, 2010 at 9:20 PM

Sony Vaio flash drives sold on ebay by meister1912 are fakes

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The USB flash drive sold in this listing by meister1912 is fake capacity and corrupts files. There is no such thing as a genuine Sony Vaio USB flash drive – they are fakes invented by fraudsters in China. This seller obviously bought from a fraudulent supplier.

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

April 9, 2010 at 7:58 PM

Beware, leather & steel type flash drives on ebay will corrupt files

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The model of USB flash drive shown in this listing on ebay UK from ruizhi65r has always proved to be fake capacity and corrupts 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 your fake if testing confirms you have purchased fake capacity flash memory on ebay.

We think this flash drive sold on ebay Germany is fake capacity

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We doubt very much that the flash drive shown in this ebay listing from megaspeicher is a genuine 32GB flash drive. We think it is a fake capacity USB flash drive that corrupts 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 your fake if testing confirms you have purchased fake capacity flash memory on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

April 9, 2010 at 5:12 PM

love-the-spree is another member of ebay fake flash fraud gang

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Seller love-the-spree belongs to a Singapore based fraud gang operating on ebay which the fightflashfraud team has been watching for some time. This flash drive is fake capacity and corrupts 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 your fake if testing confirms you have purchased fake capacity flash memory on ebay.

128GB flash drives listed on ebay by shane4lt – not faulty but fake!

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These USB flash drives listed on ebay by shane4lt are not (as suggested in the listing) faulty, they are deliberately created fake capacity drives – and such a flash drive corrupts files. This seller no doubt bought from a fraudulent supplier in China.

Seller shane4lt claims that h2testw shows them as having 128GB capacity – either the seller is a blithering idiot who didn’t understand the output from h2testw or the visual comment on the right applies!

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

April 9, 2010 at 2:24 PM