Fighting flash fraud on Ebay

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Archive for May 22nd, 2010

fake 64GB flash drives sold on ebay by suddenatmosphere: test with h2testw

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This USB flash drive from ebay seller suddenatmosphere 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.

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Written by fightflashfraud

May 22, 2010 at 10:42 PM

fake 128GB Sony Vaio flash drives sold on ebay by nedkelly1171

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There is no such thing as a genuine Sony Vaio flash drive – they are fakes produced by fraudsters in China. This USB flash drive sold on ebay by nedkelly1171 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.

Obvious fake 128GB USB flash drive sold on ebay by ahata686

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The USB flash drive in this ebay listing from ahata686 is not a genuine Kingston and does not really have a capacity of 128GB. It is counterfeit, 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.

ebayer igorostrov selling counterfeit 128GB Corsair flash drives

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Seller igorostrov states in the listing that this flash drive is not a genuine Corsair, but obviously does not realise that this inevitably means that it will have a fake capacity and will corrupt files once the true capacity is reached.

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.

Kingston DT200 flash drives from ebayer iole72 probable fakes

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We are fairly sure that the Kingston DT200 USB flash drives sold on ebay by iole72 are counterfeit. A counterfeit flash drive is always 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.

Many thanks to stefano for alerting us to this seller!

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

baywebmedia sells fake 512GB Kingston flash drive on ebay

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This 512GB Kingston flash drive sold on ebay by baywebmedia is a fake! Kingston does not sell 512GB flash drives yet – nor does anyone else except fraudsters in China and those who bought from these fraudsters! This USB flash drive is counterfeit, fake capacity and corrupts files. Many thanks to stefano for alerting us to this seller.

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.

DT200 flash drives listed on ebay by mark_j_a bound to be fake

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The buy it now price in this ebay listing from mark_j_a is too low for this to be a genuine 128GB Kingston DataTraveler 200 flash drive – it is bound to be counterfeit and 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.