Fighting flash fraud on Ebay

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

used Corsair and Sandisk flash drives from trumphotel on ebay

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Seller trumphotel says in this ebay listing:

There are so many FAKE USB FLASH DRIVES on eBay. However, this one is tested by “h2testw” and proved to be a true 64GB flash drive. I did store 64GB–actually 60.4GB–of data on this devise. I am selling it because I need more capacity and have already purchased larger flash drive.

We don’t think there are many people who need a higher capacity flash drive than 64GB – either this person has very unusual computing habits or this is a load of old cods! The seller says the same in an auction for a used 32GB Sandisk flash drive.

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

October 30, 2010 at 7:17 PM

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