Fighting flash fraud on Ebay

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

128GB DT200 in ebay auction by sherman0160 likely to be fake

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We think it unlikely that this 128GB Kingston DataTraveler 200 USB flash drive listed at auction on ebay by sherman0160 is genuine. If we are wrong then the buyer will be able to confirm it is genuine by registering the serial number with Kingston. The same goes for the 64GB Kingston DataTraveler 150 listed by this seller. If the serial number cannot be verified the flash drive will be a fake capacity counterfeit 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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