Fighting flash fraud on Ebay

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Archive for May 25th, 2010

seller ukangj22 is another Hong Kong fake flash fraudster on ebay

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The 128GB Kingston DataTraveler 200 USB flash drives in this ebay listing from ukangj22 are counterfeit, fake capacity and will corrupt your files.

At this price they couldn’t be anything else!! It costs far more than this Hong Kong based seller’s buy it now price to MANUFACTURE a 128GB USB flash drive!!

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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jianmin56 sells fake 128GB flash drives on ebay, test with h2testw

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This ebay listing from jianmin56 is for counterfeit and fake capacity 128GB Kingston DataTraveler 200 USB flash drives which will corrupt users’ files – probably by the time they save less than 4GB of data to them.

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.

Beware ebay seller digitsonic – test all flash memory with h2testw

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This USB flash drive sold on ebay by digitsonic is certain to be fake capacity and undoubtedly corrupts files. The use of private auctions for flash memory items listed by an ebay seller almost always indicates that the seller has something to hide. In this case we can state without doubt that this seller (registered in China) has already been proven to sell fake flash memory items on ebay which trash users’ data.

If you bought any flash memory item from digitsonic you are advised to test immediately with h2testw.

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

Beware ebayer dartslady10 sells fake flash memory! Test with h2testw

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An ebay member warned us a few days ago that we should watch ebay member dartslady10 and, sure enough, this ebayer is now selling fake flash drives! The buyer of item number 300427625972 (sold on May 21st) was either someone who didn’t test the drive with h2testw or this seller’s partner in crime as it was exactly the same obvious fake shown in the listing above.

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.

UPDATE
By the way – dartslady10 is selling a computer complete with a lot of Windows software – we think it highly unlikely that the licences are genuine! We think dartslady10 is an out and out fraudster!

UPDATE 29/05/2010
We are fully expecting that dartslady10 (or this ebayer’s partner in crime) will try to sell the fake flash drive purchased from auboland on May 15th (shown in the listing below which dartslady10 left positive feedback about today) at some point if they think they can get away with it!!

UPDATE 8th June 2010
Seems that dartslady10 is still snapping up fake USB flash drives to sell either under this ID or that of the seller’s partner in crime – unfortunately we don’t currently have enough team members to fully investigate such minor criminal activity on ebay when there are major criminals like nsdpro (one of the fraudsters dartslady10 has bought from) to deal with.

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May 25, 2010 at 6:37 PM

Test flash drives from ebayer angelo-di-caprio with h2testw, they’re fakes

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This USB flash drive is fake capacity and corrupts files. The same applies to flash drives already sold by ebay member angelo-di-caprio.

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 25, 2010 at 5:06 PM

leopardas24 lists very obvious fake USB flash drives on ebay

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This USB flash drive is a very obvious fake – any flash drive with a little shiny capacity sticker like the one in this picture is certain to be fake capacity and corrupts files.

Seller leopardas24 has listed a large number of these in ebay auctions. We have suspected for some time that flash drives sold by leopardas24 were fakes bought from a fraudulent supplier, now we are absolutely certain.

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 25, 2010 at 3:43 PM

black.jacket sells fake flash drives on ebay – test with h2testw!

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This USB flash drive listed by Singapore based fraudster black.jacket is undoubtedly fake capacity and corrupts files. The ebay ID black.jacket belongs to a fraud gang we have been watching for some time. 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.