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256GB Kingston DT300 flash drives sold on ebay by dug63c62

We have a feeling that the 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drives sold on ebay by dug63c62 will turn out to be fake capacity counterfeits. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, guarantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself guarantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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.

256GB Kingston DT300 flash drives in ebay auctions from daaiss

We think it unlikely that the 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drives being auctioned on ebay by daaiss are genuine. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, guarantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself guarantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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.

256GB DT300 flash drives in ebay auctions from dh.technology

If the 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drives being auctioned on ebay by dh.technology are genuine then the seller could well make a loss on sales.

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.

Counterfeit Kingston flash drives sold on ebay by ca-tronics

The buy it now price in this ebay listing from ca-tronics is too low for a genuine 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 310 flash drive so we are forced to conclude that the DT300 and DT310 flash drives from this seller are fake capacity counterfeits and that anyone who bought one will 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.

Used 256GB Kingston DT300 on ebay from seller magyargyerek79

As the used 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drive in this ebay auction from magyargyerek79 does not appear to have any engraving on the USB connector we are pretty sure it will turn out to 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.

is 256GB Kingston DT300 from ebayer ky39l genuine or counterfeit?

If this 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drive is genuine then seller ky39l is very likely to make a loss on this ebay auction. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, guarantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself guarantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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.

256GB Kingston DT300 in ebay auction from sq_electronics

Is the 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drive being auctioned on ebay by sq_electronics genuine? Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, guarantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself guarantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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.

256GB DT300 flash drives from ebay seller sq_sportingoods

The 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drives in this ebay listing from sq_sportingoods are a bit too cheap. We are sure that anyone who buys one will discover the USB flash drive 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.

counterfeit DT300 flash drives from ebayer useshoppingcom

We are certain that the 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drives being sold on ebay by useshoppingcom are fake capacity counterfeits. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, guarantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself guarantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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 of ebay fake flash memory seller zhuchenglei2010

The 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drives in this ebay listing from zhuchenglei2010 are too cheap to be anything other than fake capacity counterfeits. If you bought one of these USB flash drives from zhuchenglei2010 you will discover it is fake capacity and corrupts files. The same is sure to apply to the 128GB Kingston DataTraveler 200 flash drives from this seller and to the memory cards being sold.

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.

256GB DT300 flash drive on ebay from 0061engrkhalil77

The buy it now price in this ebay listing from 0061engrkhalil77 is too low for this 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drive to be anything other than a fake capacity counterfeit. A fake capacity counterfeit USB flash drive always corrupts files once the real capacity has been filled as there is nowhere for files to go.

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.

256GB Kingston flash drives sold on ebay by km5838

If you bought a 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 or 310 flash drive from ebay seller km5838 you are at risk of finding that your files become corrupt. Two buyers stated in feedback that the DataTraveler 300 flash drives they bought were counterfeit so if the DataTraveler 310 flash drives came from the same supplier they will also be counterfeit. A counterfeit flash drive is always fake capacity and 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.

256GB DT300 flash drive in ebay auction from elloquitocriscristian

It seems most unlikely that the 256GB Kingston DataTraveler flash drive in this ebay auction from elloquitocriscristian will prove to be genuine. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, guarantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself guarantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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.

counterfeit 256GB DT300 flash drives from ebayer eunil83

The 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drives being sold on ebay by eunil83 are sure to be fake capacity counterfeits as the buy it now price in this ebay listing is too low for them to be genuine. Anyone who buys one of these USB flash drives will find it corrupts their files after a while.

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.

are 256GB Kingston flash drives from ebayer web-shopje.john genuine?

If the 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drives in this ebay listing from web-shopje.john are genuine the seller is very likely to make a loss on the auction. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, guarantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself guarantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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.

Counterfeit 256GB DT300 flash drives on ebay from cikinner

The 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drives being sold on ebay by cikinner are too cheap to be anything other than fake capacity counterfeits and anyone who buys one of these USB flash drives will find that it corrupts their files. We think the 32GB memory cards from this seller are also fakes.

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.

256GB DT300 flash drive on ebay from dwi_a unlikely to be genuine

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It is extremely unlikely that this 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 310 USB flash drive from ebayer dwi_a is genuine. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, guarantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself guarantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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.

pianyifangshipin sells counterfeit flash memory items on ebay

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Anyone who buys a Kingston flash drive or Sandisk memory card on ebay from seller pianyifangshipin will find themselves with 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.

UPDATE:
It seems that a rather smart ebayer has made a short link in feedback for this fraudulent seller to this blog using http://tinyurl.com/ – maybe more ebayers should do the same if they were defrauded by a selller reported by us or on other blogs!!

mrpringle85 selling counterfeit 256GB DT300 flash drives on ebay

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The 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 USB flash drives being sold on ebay by mrpringle85 are too cheap to be anything other than fake capacity counterfeits. Anyone who bought one of these from mrpringle85 will 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.

256GB Kingston DT300 in ebay auction from jasmincollectibles

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We think it unlikely that this 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drive being auctioned on ebay by jasmincollectibles is genuine. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, guarantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself guarantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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.

used 256GB DT300 flash drive in ebay auction from woodlawn_la

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Is this used 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drive being auctioned on ebay by woodlawn_la genuine? Somehow we doubt it – after all would you start an auction for something this expensive with such a low start price?

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

December 19, 2010 at 12:11 PM

Christmas stocking flash drives from nathan086 on ebay

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We are certain the 32GB, 64GB and 128GB Christmas stocking USB flash drives being sold on ebay by nathan086 will be fake capacity, which corrupts files.

UPDATE:
The 256GB Kingston DataTraveler DT300 flash drives from this seller (item number 150536445118) are too cheap to be anything other than fake capacity counterfeits and anyone buying one of these will 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.

256GB DT300 flash drive in ebay auction from btmblue

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We think it unlikely that this 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drive being auctioned on ebay by btmblue is genuine. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, guarantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself guarantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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.

256GB Kingston DT300 flash drives in ebay auctions from lutfulh2010

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We think it unlikely that the 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 USB flash drives being auctioned on ebay by lutfulh2010 are genuine. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, guarantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself guarantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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.

256GB DT300 flash drive in private ebay auction from big_rehan

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We think it unlikely that the 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drive in this private ebay auction (item number 290508463730) from big_rehan is genuine. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, guarantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself guarantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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.

Do ebay members have brain cells? Sometimes we wonder!

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We just looked in on ebay and noticed this listing – incredibly it appears that 94 ebayers were stupid enough to think that they could buy a 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drive for US $21.99 from love8882010. We despair.

You’d be lucky to get a genuine 16GB flash drive on ebay at this price, let alone something of higher capacity. No doubt many of these idiots will give them to some poor soul for Christmas and their poor friend or relative (thinking they got a fabulous present) will end up with everything they saved to this fake being corrupted. Thank you, Santa and good night!

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.

256GB DT300 flash drive from ebayer ejadamsnj sure to be fake

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The 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 310 flash drive being sold on ebay by ejadamsnj is too cheap to be anything other than 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.

256GB DT 300 flash drive from kvr5150 on ebay likely to be fake

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We think it highly unlikely that tis 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drive listed on ebay by kvr5150 is genuine. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, guarantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself guarantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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.

256GB Kingston DT300 flash drives in ebay auctions from dmrrnr80

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We think it unlikely that the 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drives being auctioned on ebay by dmrrnr80 are genuine. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, guarantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself guarantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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

November 15, 2010 at 7:25 AM

256GB DT300 flash drives from ebayer the-ld seem a bit too cheap

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The price of the 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 310 flash drives from ebay seller the-ld seems a bit too low for them to be genuine. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, guarantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself guarantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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

November 15, 2010 at 12:26 AM

sylwek.lagosz lists counterfeit 256GB DT300 flash drive on ebay

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The buy it now price for this 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drive (ebay item number 180585984385 from sylwek.lagosz is too low for it to be anything other than a fake capacity counterfeit. The seller also has a listing for the Kingston DataTraveler 310 (item number 180585969079) – anyone who buys either of these USB flash drives will 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.

256GB DT300 flash drive from nevadavlad unlikely to be genuine

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We think it very unlikely that this 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 310 flash drive being auctioned on ebay by nevadavlad is genuine. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, guarantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself guarantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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

November 8, 2010 at 10:58 AM

256GB Kingston DT300 flash drive in ebay auction from laugel2007

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Seller laugel2007 may well make a loss on the auction if this 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drive (ebay item number 110604296276) is genuine. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, guarantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself guarantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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

November 1, 2010 at 10:46 AM

pinweishenghuoguan-yuninxiangyue sells counterfeit Kingston flash drives

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The Kingston flash drives sold on ebay by pinweishenghuoguan-yuninxiangyue are far too cheap to be anything other than fake capacity counterfeits and anyone who buys one will 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.

256GB Kingston flash drives from keyindividual too cheap to be genuine

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The 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drives in this ebay listing from keyindividual (ebay item number 250718224157) seem too cheap to be genuine. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, guarantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself guarantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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.

fake 256GB DT300 flash drives from ebayer bolton-bargains-direct

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If you buy a 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drive on ebay from bolton-bargains-direct (Item number: 300486907486) then we are certain you will find that it is a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files. The buy it now price is far too low for these to be anything else. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, guarantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself guarantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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.

liberty1554 may make a loss if Kingston flash drives are genuine

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If the 256GB Kingston DataTravler 300 flash drives listed on ebay by liberty1554 are genuine then this seller could well make a loss by auctioning them. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, guarantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself guarantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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

October 23, 2010 at 4:40 PM

256GB Kingston DT300 flash drives from ebayer sundowner263

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If the 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 USB flash drive sold in the ebay listing above (ebay item number 330487057655) seller sundowner263 made a massive loss by selling it at auction on ebay. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, guarantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself guarantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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

October 22, 2010 at 6:12 PM

counterfeit 256GB Kingston DT300 from ebayer cncgallery

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The 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 USB flash drives being sold on ebay by cncgallery are too cheap to be anything other than fake capacity counterfeits which corrupt files. This seller obviously made the mistake of buying from one of the fraudulent wholesale outlets in China.

If you plan to sell Kingston flash drives then approach Kingston themselves for advice. Do not buy from the wholesale outlets in China that you find on sites like alibaba, aliexpress, dhgate and so on – these are stuffed full of fakes.

If you sell counterfeit flash memory items on ebay you are breaking the law – so not only are you likely to have your ebay account suspended but you could face a criminal prosecution in court and a prison sentence.

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

October 18, 2010 at 11:59 AM

Counterfeit 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drives from huangsixin7710

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If you bought a 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drive from huangsixin7710 (ebay item number 230531659679) shown in the ebay listing above you got yourself a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files. It is absolutely impossible for these to be genuine as the price charged for these by huangsixin7710 would not cover the cost of manufacturing a 32GB flash drive, let alone a 256GB one!

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.

Is 256GB DT300 from tunjay1977 genuine or counterfeit?

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Seller tunjay1977 tells us that he or she was concerned in case this 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drive was fake and opened the package to check. We have a feeling that the check might only have been a case of plugging the drive into the computer and looking at the properties, which tells you nothing.

Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, gaurantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself gaurantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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

October 13, 2010 at 3:36 PM

moli.kou, wujixian2010 & san.jinyuan list fake Kingston flash drives on ebay

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The 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drives in the ebay listings from moli.kou (above) and wujixian2010 (below) are fake capacity counterfeits and anyone who buys one will find it corrupts their files.

The same applies to the ones in this ebay listing from san.jinyuan:

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.

256GB DT300 from ebayer steve05g too cheap to be genuine

The 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drives in this ebay listing are too cheap to be genuine. This seller obviously bought these fake capacity counterfeits from a fraudulent supplier. Anyone who buys one of these USB flash drives will 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.

Written by fightflashfraud

October 10, 2010 at 12:45 AM

If 256GB DT300 is genuine ebayer magikonrad risks loss on sale

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If this 256GB Kingston DataTravler 300 flash drive listed at auction on ebay by magikonrad is genuine the seller could well make a loss on the sale. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, gaurantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself gaurantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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

October 3, 2010 at 6:33 AM

buy it now price in ebay listings from mazkour90 too cheap

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The buy it now price shown in ebay auctions from seller mazkour90 for 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drives is far too low for these to be genuine. This leads us to the inevitable conclusion that they are fake capacity counterfeits purchased from a fraudulent supplier.

Counterfeit flash drives are always programmed to show a false capacity when you look at the drive properties and when the real capacity (seldom even 4GB) has been filled the drive corrupts your files. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, gaurantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself gaurantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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.

256GB Kingston DT300 from ancientstyler5888 are counterfeit

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The 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drives listed on ebay by ancientstyler5888 are too cheap to be anything other than fake capacity counterfeits that corrupt files. Anyone who buys one will find it 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.

Buy it now price for 256GB Kingston from zeppelinman7234 too low

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The buy it now price in this ebay listing is too low for the 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drive being sold by zeppelinman7234 to be genuine. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, gaurantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself gaurantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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 fake flash fraudsters kaittss10, zhryouh & 2010shuna2010

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In the ebay listing above for fake capacity and counterfeit 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 310 flash drives from seller kaittss10 and the one below from zhryouh we see this title:

New 256™GB ™Datatraveler 310 ™USB 2.0 ™Flash ™Drive NR

This is a method of avoiding ebay’s automated fraud detection system – just goes to show how much more effective a pair of human eyes is than an automated system!!

Seller 2010shuna2010 is selling the 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 310 flash drive and uses a similar title:
New 256™GB ™Datatraveler 300 ™USB 2.0 ™Flash ™Drive NR in the listing below – there is actually a picture shown on the main page but none at the top:

When you see a listing on ebay with a title like these you can be certain it is from a fake flash fraudster!!
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.

ebayer haventl may make a loss by auctioning 256GB DT300

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If this 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 USB flash drive is genuine then ebay seller may make a loss by auctioning it. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, gaurantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself gaurantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

Written by fightflashfraud

September 18, 2010 at 8:56 PM

Buy it now price for DT300 from ebayer those_guys seems too low

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The buy it now price in this ebay listing from those_guys seems a little to low which makes us wonder whether this 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drive is genuine. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, gaurantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself gaurantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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.

Is 256GB Kingston flash drive in ebay auction from sway585 genuine?

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If this 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drive being auctioned on ebay is genuine then seller sway585 is likely to make a loss on the sale. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, gaurantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself gaurantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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.

mahaitao19810801 auctions Kingston flash drives on ebay

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Seller mahaitao19810801 is auctioning various generic flash drives and two models of Kingston on ebay; the 256GB DataTraveler 300 and the 32GB DataTraveler 200. Buyers can check quite easily whether a Kingston flash drive is genuine or not by following these steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, gaurantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself gaurantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

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

256GB Kingston DT300 flash drives from ebayer haithamlu too cheap

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The 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drives in this ebay listing are too cheap to be genuine. It would seem that seller haithamlu bought these fake capacity counterfeits from a fraudulent supplier. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, gaurantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself gaurantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

If you bought a second hand Kingston flash drive that does not have the packaging the only thing you can do (other than checking for engraving) is to test the drive with h2testw. There is no need to test the whole drive – most counterfeits have a real capacity of 4GB or less so testing up to 8GB should be sufficient to determine whether it is genuine or not.

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.

If 256GB DT300 from malliapaul is genuine this ebayer may make a loss

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If this 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drive is genuine then ebay seller malliapaul risks making a big loss on the sale by auctioning it. The buyer will be able to check whether or not it is genuine by verifying the serial number with Kingston. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number the USB flash drive 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.

UPDATE 22/09/2010
It appears that seller malliapaul must be (as we suspected) selling fake capacity counterfeits from a fraudulent supplier as this seller would have made a massive loss (running into several thousands of dollars) on the folowing item numbers sold on ebay if they were genuine:
120622333987, 120620685229, 120623131141, 120623130497, 120621142932, 120621506517, 120619552165, 120618818317, 120618818789, 120618818789, 120617383542, 120616922452, 120616929602, 120614852792

We may have missed a couple of sales – but it is clear that malliapaul would have made a loss on every sale (if they were genuine) so we conclude that we were right = they must be fakes from a fraudulent supplier in China as no seller in their right mind would keep selling things at a huge loss on each sale!

So far it appears that no buyer has tested with h2testw or taken other steps to check these as all five buyers who had left feedback have given positives. Buyers can check whether or not a Kingston flash drive is genuine quite easily – here are the steps:

  1. Look at the back of the pack – is there a serial number?
  2. If there is no serial number (there should be a label showing this) then it is sure to be a fake capacity counterfeit that corrupts files – but the presence of a serial number does not, in itself, gaurantee it is genuine.

  3. Look at the USB connector – is there engraving on it giving details about the flash drive?
  4. If there is no engraving you can be sure it is a counterfeit that will trash your files – but again, the presence of engraving does not in itself gaurantee it is genuine.

  5. If both a serial number and engraving are present try verifying the serial number with Kingston.
  6. If Kingston cannot verify the serial number then you have a fake capacity counterfeit and your data will become lost or corrupted after a while.

256GB Kingston DT300 from ebayer amiabdele surely counterfeit

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The buy it now price in this ebay listing from amiabdele is too low for this Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drive to be genuine. If it was the buyer would be able to verify the serial number with Kingston but we are pretty certain Kingston won’t verify this one. We think this will turn out to 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.

aloosh-and-friends sells counterfeit 256GB Kingston DT300 on ebay

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The buy it now price in this ebay listing from aloosh-and-friends is far too low for thes 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 USB flash drives to be anything other than fake capacity counterfeits purchased from a fraudulent supplier. Anyone who bought one of these will find that this USB flash drive corrupts files after a while.

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.

256GB DT300 from ebayer justsellingabit seems a little cheap

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The buy it now price for a 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 flash drive in this ebay listing by justsellingabit seems a little low which makes us wonder whether it is genuine or not. If it is genuine then the buyer will be able to check this by verifying the serial number with Kingston. If the serial number cannot be verified then it 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.

ebayer in Malaysia auctions 256GB Kingston DT300 USB flash drives

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We think it highly unlikely that the 256GB Kingston DataTraveler 300 USB flash drives being auctioned by zrina2010 are genuine. We think they came from a fraudulent wholesaler and will be counterfeit, fake capacity items which corrupt files. Serial numbers can be checked with Kingston and genuine drives verified.

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.