Fighting flash fraud on Ebay

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Archive for June 8th, 2010

jieying78809 suspended for selling counterfeit Kingston on ebay

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The 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 310 flash drives listed ebay seller jieying78809 are counterfeit and fake capacity, which corrupts files. At this price they simply couldn’t be anything else! Ebay seems to being a bit more proactive about suspending sellers listing obviously counterfeit Kingston at the moment than they have been over the last couple of months.

This is possibly due to more ebayers reporting such fraudulent listings – keep it up folks! Maybe we’ll eventually reach that goal of a fake flash free ebay where it is actually safe to buy!!

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 fine_beauty lists USB flash drive notorious for corrupting files

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The model of USB flash drive in this ebay listing from fine_beauty is notorious for corrupting files. This is because it is programmed by fraudsters in China to report a fake capacity to the operating system. Ince the real capacity (usually less than 4GB) has been filled there is nowhere for files to go. This means that (although they appear to be being written to the drive) when the user tries to open them they have either vanished altogether or are corrupted.

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 8, 2010 at 10:20 PM

Test flash memory from ebayer chiwan-master with h2testw

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We are sure the USB flash drives sold on ebay by chiwan-master are 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.

ebay suspends seller zhangliang28910 for selling fake Kingston

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The 128GB Kingston DataTraveler 200 flash drives listed on ebay by suspended fake flash fraudster zhangliang28910 are counterfeit and fake capacity – at this price they couldn’t be anything else! 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.

jdshcng18 suspended for selling counterfeit 128GB DT310 on ebay

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The 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 310 USB flash drives in this ebay listing by suspended ebay fraudster jdshcng18 are counterfeit and fake capacity. Fake capacity flash memory 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.

80zhengxingfan is another suspended ebay fake flash fraudster

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There is absolutely no way that this ebay listing from suspended ebay fraudster 80zhengxingfan could have been for genuine 128GB Kingston DataTraveler 200 USB flash drives. The flash drives in this listing are fake capacity counterfeits that inevitably corrupt files. You would be very lucky to find a genuine 16GB USB flash drive at this price, let alone one with a capacity of 128GB. If you bought one of these be assured that your USB flash drive will corrupt your 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.

liuliang15510 is another suspended fake flash fraudster in China

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This supposedly 64GB USB flash drive listed on ebay by liuliang15510 is certain to be fake capacity, which corrupts files. Seems this is another seller who has been suspended by ebay for selling fake flash.

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 8, 2010 at 3:30 PM

ebay fake flash fraudster fadory998 suspended by ebay

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The 64GB DataTraveler 200 USB flash drives being sold in this ebay listing from fadory998 are counterfeit and fake capacity – at this price they couldn’t possibly be anything else!! A fake capacity flash drive corrupts files once the true capacity (usually less than 4GB) has been filled – there is nowhere for them to go!! This seller has been suspended by ebay for selling fake flash memory.

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.

64GB flash drives sold on ebay by fanatikerkan sure to corrupt files

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The flash drive in this ebay listing from fanatikerkan is pretty certain to be fake capacity, which corrupts files. At the time we checked 5 of these had already been sold. If you bought one of these you are advised not to save anything you value on it unless it passes testing with h2testw as we think the real capacity of these is likely to be under 4GB.

They will show as being 64GB when you look at the properties of the drive, but this is totally meaningless as the fraudsters in China who produce most of the flash memory sold on ebay program the control chips to lie to the operating system!

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 8, 2010 at 11:26 AM

Are Kingston flash drives in ebay charity listing from andyfarkas fake?

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We have a suspicion that the 64GB Kingston DataTraveler 200 USB flash drives in this ebay for charity listing from andyfarkas may be counterfeits. If this USB flash drive is counterfeit then it is also fake capacity and corrupts files. If our suspicions are founded it wouldn’t be the first time that we have come across fake flash memory items in charity listings. If our suspicions are unfounded then buyers will be able to verify the serial number of their flash drive with Kingston to ensure it is genuine.

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.

32GB Kingston DT200 flash drive from ebayer usbsolutions10 is too cheap

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We don’t know what ebay seller usbsolutions10 thinks constitutes the testing of a flash drive. However, we’d bet our bottom dollar that it didn’t include either testing the drive with h2testw or filling at least half the claimed capacity of the drive and checking that all files could be opened without problems! These are the only valid ways of checking that a flash drive is likely to be genuine – and we are certain these are not!!

We are sure that these are counterfeit and fake capacity USB flash drives purchased from a fraudulent supplier. A fake capacity USb flash drive corrupts files once the true capacity of the drive has been 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.

Suspected fake flash fraudster red.capital32 suspended by ebay

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It seems that suspected fake flash fraudster red.capital32 (another seller in Singapore) has been suspended by ebay. If you bought a flash memory item from this seller you will find it has vanished from your won list. If your item arrives you are advised to test it immediately as it is sure to be fake capacity and fake capacity flash memory 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 8, 2010 at 7:05 AM

ebayer 2010emc dropshipping fake DT200 USB flash drives from China

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The Kingston DataTraveler 200 USB flash drives in this ebay listing from 2010emc are counterfeit and fake capacity, which corrupts files. There are no drives of this type in 256GB capacity other than the fakes manufactured by fraudsters in China. The seller is based in Malaysia and has obviously entered into a dropshipping arrangement whereby the fakes are dispatched directly by the fraudulent supplier 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.