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Young ebay gremlin lists 120GB Sony USB flash drives for sale!

befeskstThis 120GB flash drive listed by befeskst is fake fake fakity fake.

There is no such thing as a 120GB USB flash drive made by Sony or anyone else for that matter!

It simply is not a capacity used for flash drives – only hard drives come in this capacity.

The nearest capacity of USB flash drive available is 128GB and genuine ones cost considerably more than this. Read the rest of this entry »

Very obvious fake flash drives from ebayer in Canada

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Seller 780freshthreads is offering some very obvious fake flash drives for sale on ebay. They are branded as Sony and offered in 120GB and 64GB capacities. How do we know just by looking at the listing that these are fake? Read the rest of this entry »

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October 11, 2009 at 8:18 PM

Ebay seller alerted that 120GB Sony flash drive is fake

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Thankfully some ebay sellers take heed of warnings from members about fake flash items. Here is an example:
An ebayer who spotted a fake 120GB Sony flash drive being listed sent the seller a question. The seller posted the question and answer in his listing:

Q: Not a real 120GB see: 18-Feb-09
A: Hi there … seems i may have been sold some fake goods then! We are investigating the capacity etc and authenticity with the suppliers and the site that you’ve directed me to. Thank you! At least I bought them via paypal so will get my money back, hopefully! Thanks again! I’ve made sure that everyone can see our discussion by ticking the box to allow it …
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