Fighting flash fraud on Ebay

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

This ebay listing for a 16GB USB flash drive looks a bit dodgy

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We have doubts about this USB flash drive being auctioned on ebay by john2010-john. The picture is too small for us to see the item clearly but we have a feeling that this is yet another USB flash drive that will be fake capacity, which corrupts files. A previous one (ebay item number 260594278722) sold for £14.51 on 30th April so if the are in fact genuine then john2010-john probably made a loss on the sale.

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

May 1, 2010 at 7:55 PM

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