Fighting flash fraud on Ebay

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

Archive for May 9th, 2010

ebay fake flash fraudster mikin2309 pretends Vaio flash drive in USA

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There is no such thing as a genuine Sony Vaio USB flash drive – this is fake capacity and corrupts files. Fraudulent ebay seller mikin2309 pretends this item is in the USA but the seller is registered in China!

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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ebayer dtnpxdrqr3872 lists fake 128GB Kingston DT200 flash drives

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Seller dtnpxdrqr3872 is the first ebay member registered in Japan that we have come across with a listing for fake flash memory. These Kingston DataTraveler USB flash drives are certain to be counterfeit and fake capacity – and a fake capacity 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.

ebayer asadfdfgfger2012 selling familiar fake capacity flash drive

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This model of USB flash drive listed for sale on ebay by asadfdfgfger2012 has always proved to be fake capacity and corrupts files as a result.

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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May 9, 2010 at 8:20 PM

fraudster treasure-fish2009 sells fake Kingston flash drives on ebay

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Fraudulent ebay seller treasure-fish2009 is selling these counterfeit and fake capacity Kingston flash drives at below the cost of manufacturing the memory chips required to make a genuine 128GB flash drive, never mind the other components!

When will ebayers learn some sense and stop buying fakes from fraud gangs in China at ludicrously low prices?? The highest capacity genuine flash drive you can probably buy at this price is 8GB – and a genuine 8GB flash drive probably has four times the real storage capacity of this fake!!

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.

connect-gadgets auctioning 64GB Corsair flash drive on ebay

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We think it extremely unlikely that this 64GB Corsair flash drive being auctioned on ebay is genuine. If we are right and this USB flash drive is counterfeit then it is also fake capacity, which 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.

ebayer teadrinkers.1789 lists fake flash drive bought from smudge-sarah

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The USB flash drive in this ebay listing from teadrinkers.1789 is fake capacity (which corrupts files) and was bought from UK ebayer smudge-sarah who obviously bought from a fraudulent supplier. This ebayer bought two flash drives from the listing by smudge-sarah shown below and (presumably) like the original seller, failed to test with h2testw.

We advise everyone who buys flash memory items to test them with the free program h2testw irrespective of where they were purchased, especially if you plan to re-sell. Otherwise you, or your buyers, run the risk of data loss and corruption.

Report your fake if testing confirms you have purchased fake capacity flash memory on ebay.

6659_kitten lists 128GB Kingston on ebay: bound to be counterfeit

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We are certain this 128GB Kingston DataTraveler USB flash drive listed on ebay by 6659_kitten will prove to be counterfeit and fake capacity. A fake capacity flash drive corrupts files after a while.

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.