Fighting flash fraud on Ebay

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

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Fake capacity flash drive problem continues on ebay…

Today we recieved the following comment regarding USA ebay seller schettersauto which prompted us to make the first new post here for many months:

On ebay.
seller: schettersauto

item: 256gb pen stick USB 2.0 flash drive. Metal construction. New in package. NR!
item #: 150886238679
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Another ebay gremlin with fake 64GB flash drives for sale

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gremlin2sHere we have another ebay gremlin listing a range of fake 64GB flash drives for sale. Fake capacity flash drives cause data loss and corruption 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 in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have purchased a false capacity device on ebay.

Written by fightflashfraud

October 20, 2009 at 3:34 PM

A seller’s experience of buying fake flash on

Here is the experience of an eBay seller who discovered the drives he bought from were fake:

I found around Christmas time and thought what a bargain, cheap gear from China, must be because its direct from the suppliers, how wrong i was!
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Written by fightflashfraud

February 17, 2009 at 2:03 PM