Fighting flash fraud on Ebay

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Archive for June 5th, 2010

DT200 USB flash drives from ebayer kocka_cola sure to be counterfeit

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kocka_cola has sold a number of these 128GB DataTraveler 200 USB flash drives at auction on ebay for prices below the cost of manufacture. This seller obviously bought the USB flash drive sold in this listing from a fraudulent supplier (no doubt in China) that sells counterfeit and fake capacity flash memory 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.

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gold18*gerlin resells fake 32GB flash drive purchased on ebay

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This 32GB USB flash drive is fake capacity and corrupts files. It was purchased on ebay by gold18*gerlin from a known fake flash fraudster.

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

June 5, 2010 at 9:50 PM

flash drives from ebayer c-k-handel sure to be fakes that corrupt files

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We are sure that the flash drive sold in this ebay listing from c-k-handel 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.

Written by fightflashfraud

June 5, 2010 at 8:30 PM

Is 128GB Kanguru flash drive from ebayer walhab1 a counterfeit?

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We could find no trace of the 128GB Kanguru flash drive in this listing from ebayer walhab1 on the Kanguru web site. This makes us suspect that this may be yet another counterfeit from a fraudulent wholesale outlet in China. A lot of ebay sellers fall into the trap of buying counterfeit and fake capacity memory items from fraudulent suppliers. We have a horrid feeling that walhab1 is yet another.

We advise everyone who buys flash memory items to test them with the free program h2testw irrespective of where they were purchased – otherwise you (or worse still: your customers) run the risk of data loss and corruption.

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

USB flash drives from ebayer vandos likely fakes that corrupt files

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Information from someone with more expertise in the field of flash memory than our team members suggests that it is not yet possible (for technical reasons) to produce swivel type USB flash drives of 128GB and 256GB capacities. We are certain that the USB flash drives listed on ebay by vandos are fake capacity. A fake capacity USB flash drive corrupts files once the real capacity (usually 4GB or less) is filled with 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 from ebayer astheerapateb certain to be fakes

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There is no chance that the supposedly 128GB USB flash drives in this ebay listing by astheerapateb have a real capacity anywhere near that advertised – though this is what people will see if they look at the drive properties. These flash drives are programmed to display a fake capacity with the result that the flash drive corrupts files once enough is saved to them to fill the real capacity.

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

June 5, 2010 at 4:30 PM

superzadoom lists obvious fake 256GB Kingston DT200 on ebay

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A quick check on the Kingston web site would be enough to tell anyone that the Kingston DataTraveler 200 USB flash drive is not made in 265GB capacity. The USB flash drives superzadoom is selling in this ebay listing are fake capacity counterfeits made by fraudsters in China. 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.