Fighting flash fraud on Ebay

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

bought Kingston flash drives on ebay from georgiabarry15? Check serial numbers with Kingston!

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If the 128GB Kingston DataTraveler 200 flash drive sold by georgiabarry15 in the ebay listing shown above is genuine then this seller made a loss and the buyer got a fantastic bargain. The buyer should check the serial number with Kingston to ensure that the drive is genuine – we have a feeling that Kingston won’t verify the serial number.

If we are right about Kingston not verifying the serial number this means it is a fake capacity counterfeit which corrupts files – probably after around 4gb of files have been saved. We suspect the same applies to the 256GB Kingston Datatraveler 310 flash drives in the ebay listing below from georgiabarry15:

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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