Fighting flash fraud on Ebay

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

fastflashstore sells bulk lots of fake 32GB memory cards on ebay

We have suspected for a long time that fastflashstore was a fraudulent seller on ebay. This seller has now advertised bulk lots of 32GB memory cards on ebay that simply have to be fake capacity – at this buy it now price they simply couldn’t be anything else. A fake capacity flash memory item always corrupts files.

We have had a number of comments about computer memory (ram modules) from this seller being faulty and the lack of response to complaints. We wouldn’t touch any memory item from this ebay seller with a bargepole!! The use of private listings for such items is very suspicious – usually this is an indicator of deliberate fraud.

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

June 21, 2010 at 11:00 PM

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  1. I bought a 16Gb SD card which they first marked as shipped, then a couple of days later they wanted to cancel the transaction because the item was “no longer available” !!
    luckily I got my money back through paypal

    Tim

    June 16, 2011 at 9:09 AM

  2. I just bought a class 6 SDHC card from them. According to SanDisk, it is genuine.

    Rob

    February 15, 2011 at 5:09 PM

  3. To BB
    Get in touch with ebay – they claim to protect buyers – make them live up to their claims!!

    fightflashfraud

    December 12, 2010 at 9:40 PM

  4. I bought a 16 flashcard from them and never received the card. The tracking number they provide showed the card was deliver excepted I never received the package. I don’t know how the package get lost, I try to negotiate with them for a partial compensation but it seems they didn’t care about it. If anyone experience this situation, please let me know.

    BB

    December 12, 2010 at 9:21 PM


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