Fighting flash fraud on Ebay

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private ebay auction for fake Sony Vaio flash drive from reproduce345

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There is no such thing as a genuine Sony Vaio flash drive – they are all fake capacity counterfiets which will trash your files. Seller reproduce345 is using a private ebay auction to sell this fake flash drive that corrupts files – this is a way of hiding what any customers who leave negative feedback are talking about.

Always research what is really available before buying flash memory items (USB flash drives, memory cards, MP players etc) as there are a huge number of counterfeits produced in China. It is often easy to spot counterfeits (copies of brand name items or items that carry a brand name but don’t even exist in the brand’s range) once you are familiar with what is really available.

Check out the web sites of companies such as Kingston, Sony, Corsair, Transcend etc. These web sites will show what models are available in which capacities and (where colour coding is used) which colour is which capacity.

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 Sony Vaio flash drive in private ebay auction by semicirclerer

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This ebay listing by semicirclerer displays several warning signs of fake flash fraud you should look out for:

  • Use of a private listing to hide what has been sold.
  • Hong Kong based seller – one of the main conduits for fakes.
  • An obvious fake flash drive – all Sony Vaio drives are fakes manufactured by fraudsters in China.

The USB flash drive in this listing is 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.

ebayer peicheng6kon pretends fake Sony Vaio flash drives in USA

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Seller peicheng6kon pretends that the fake 32GB Sony Vaio flash drives in this ebay listing are in the USA – they are nothing of the sort, they are in China, the home of fake flash memory! There is no such thing as a genuine Sony Vaio flash drive – they are manufactured by fraudsters in China. As well as being counterfeit this USB flash drive is 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.

fake Sony Vaio flash drives listed on ebay by unemploymehy

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There is no such thing as a Sony Vaio flash drive other than a counterfeit fake capacity one that corrupts files. The USB flash drive in this ebay listing from unemploymehy is guaranteed to trash files – it was manufactured by fraudsters in China and has nothing whatsoever to do with Sony.

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.

flower139710 lists obvious fake 128GB USB flash drive on ebay

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Seller flower139710 obviously bought the obviously fake capacity and counterfeit flash drives in this ebay listing from one of the fraudulent wholesale outlets in China who supply counterfeit and fake capacity flash memory items. A fake capacity flash drive corrupts files.

This seller obviously didn’t do his or her research properly otherwise flower139710 would have known it is not possible to manufacture a genuine 128GB flash drive for this price, let alone sell at this price on ebay.

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.

yankongrong selling Sony Vaio flash drives on ebay – FAKES!!

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The USB flash drive in this ebay listing from yankongrong is fake capacity and corrupts files. There is no such thing as a genuine Sony Vaio flash drive – they are all fakes manufactured by fraudsters in China.

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.

newshoponthebloc resells fake flash drives bought on ebay

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The flash drive in the ebay listing shown above from seller newshoponthebloc is for an extremly obvious fake flash drive – there is no such thing as a genuine Sony Vaio flash drive: they are fakes that will corrupt files. Examination of this seller’s listings and past purchases reveals that this ebayer has been buying up fake flash drives (many from sellers previously reported here) and re-selling them. Any USB flash drive from newshoponthebloc is 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.

fake 128GB Sony Vaio USB flash drives sold by ebayer 910837

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The USB flash drive pictured on the lest is the very obvious fake capacity model sold by ebayer 910837. This USB flash drive corrupts files.

910837 sold two of these recently (ebay item numbers 350364769289 and 350362024374) – there is no such thing as a 128GB Sony Vaio flash drive. In fact there is no such thing as a Sony Vaio flash drive at all except in the wild imagingings of the fraudsters in China who make these fake capacity counterfeits which buyers will l learn to their cost end up corrupting files once the real (tiny) capacity of the drives 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.

Beware of ebay fake flash fraudster huanleshangwang_8752157

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There is no such thing as a genuine Sony Vaio USB flash drive (of any capacity whatsoever, let alone 64GB!) – why can we confidently tell you this? Sony only use the Vaio name for computers, not for flash drives and (to date) there are absolutely no genuine Sony flash drives whatsoever of capacities over 32GB!!

This flash drive listed on ebay by huanleshangwang_8752157 is an extremely obvious fake capacity counterfeit USB flash drive which corrupts files. If ebay was paying attention instead of dozing at the wheel they would have spotted that this was fake immediatley it was listed. Instead they rely on asking sellers if they are listing a fake if the title mentions a brand name. How stupid is that??

Most seasoned fraudsters usually avoid mentioning brand names – it’s the pictures that give them away! Anyhow, criticism of ebay’s complete failure to deal with fraud on their site aside, anyone who bought one of these will end up with corrupted files after a while if they use it as this USB flash drive is fake capacity.

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.

888yongqiang sells fake 256GB Sony Vaio flash drives on ebay

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There is only one genuine 256GB USB flash drive available at the moment, and this is not it! Any USB flash drive you see bearing the Sony Vaio name is counterfeit, 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.