Fighting flash fraud on Ebay

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Archive for July 23rd, 2010

ebay alert: very dangerous fake flash listing from xdfxcv2010

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The ebay listing above from xdfxcv2010 is one of the most dangerous types of fraudulent listings for fake flash memory items on ebay. ONE flash drive with a true capacity of 128GB costs a whole lot more to MAKE than US $16.74! It would be impossible to SELL ten for this price!!

This listing invites foolish ebayers with no knowledge of flash memory to buy these in order to re-sell and land themselves in all sorts of trouble!! Hopefully ebay will remove this listing before anyone buys!

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.

UPDATE: This seller has now been suspended by ebay.

private ebay listing for counterfeit DT310 flash drives from farmwe88

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The 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 310 flash drives in this private ebay listing from farmwe88 are certain to be fake capacity counterfeits as they are far too cheap to be genuine. 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.

64GB Kingston on ebay from sorrgsie_dandan0102 is counterfeit

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The 64GB Kingston DataTraveler 150 flash drives in this ebay listing from sorrgsie_dandan0102 are certain to be fake capacity counterfeits. A fake capacity USB flash drive corrupts flies.

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 alert: fake 128GB Kingston flash drives sold by dfcvvgb2010

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Anyone who bought a 128GB Kingston DataTraveler flash drive on ebay from dfcvvgb2010 will end up with a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files. At a price of $15.99 they couldn’t be anything else!

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.

vorachack1709 auctioning fake Kingston 64GB flash drive on ebay

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The model of Kingston flash drive pictured in this ebay auction from vorachack1709 has never been produced in 64GB capacity. What we have here is 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.

WARNING: defective flash drives on ebay are not faulty but fake!!

In recent months we have seen a lot of flash drives listed on ebay as faulty – they are not faulty. They are deliberately manufactured by fraudsters in China to show a fake capacity to the operating system with the result that anyone using a fake capacity flash drive eventually discovers that the drive corrupts their files.
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Written by fightflashfraud

July 23, 2010 at 3:53 PM

ebay alert!! beware: memory cards sold by only2*you likely fakes

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An ebay member has contacted us with information that suggests that the real capacity of the supposedly 32GB memory cards in this ebay listing from only2*you is less than 1GB (probably 768 megabytes). If this ebayer’s information is correct (and we are fairly certain it is) then this memory card corrupts anything you save to it after the true capacity has been filled.

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

July 23, 2010 at 2:15 PM

Counterfeit 256GB DT300 listed on ebay by wyf51894518268

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The 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 USB flash drives in this ebay listing from wyf51894518268 are fake capacity counterfeits. Anyone who bought one of these will eventually find it corrupts their 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.

Beware: dingshengjituan2008 selling fake Kingston DT310 on ebay

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If you bought one of these 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 310 flash drives on ebay from dingshengjituan2008 what you will get is a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts your files. At this price they simply couldn’t be anything else.

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 alert: counterfeit DT310 flash drives listed by zhy66888

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The 128GB Kingston DataTraveler 310 flash drives in this ebay listing from zhy66888 are fake capacity counterfeits and 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.

chunhing14450 auctioning counterfeit Kingston DT200 on ebay

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We think Axel put the reason for saying that the 128GB Kingston DT200 flash drive in this ebay auction from chunhing14450 is a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files rather well:

Seller Never sold anything, But he did buy 2 items in the last 5 years. Now he is selling Kingston 128GB USB Drives, The Picture shows He Has a Pretty Blue one (128GB) a pretty Yellow one (128GB) and a pretty Black one (128GB)

Whoa, Whats this? Kingston made a Mistake, They put the wrong color drives into 128GB Packages !!!
Kingston should have marked the Blue One 32GB and the Yellow one 64GB and the Black one as a 128GB.

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 DT200 flash drives on ebay from aquiductf5q0 too cheap

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The 32GB Kingston DataTraveler 200 USB flash drives in this ebay listing from aquiductf5q0 are too cheap to be genuine. We conclude that this ebayer bought from one of the fraudulent wholesale outlets in China selling fake capacity and counterfeit flash memory items. We are certain that these will be fake capacity counterfeits – and 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.

Collect fake 128GB flash drive from ebayer lantianbaiyun*2010 in person!

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Buyers will have a long journey to get their fake capacity counterfeit DataTraveler 200 flash drives from ebay seller lantianbaiyun*2010 as this (ebay item number 110562354663) is to be collected in person and the seller is in China! Anyone feel like a trip to China to collect a fake USB flash drive 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.