Fighting flash fraud on Ebay

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chicago.dragonext:private ebay auction, suspected fake flash fraudster

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We have a couple of questions for ebay seller chicago.dragonext:

  • Why use a private ebay auction to sell a flash drive? – unless (of course) you are trying to hide the fact that you are selling fakes!
  • Where exactly in Hong Kong is GET IT FAST! ???

What do we think about ebay seller chicago.dragonext? We suspect that this seller may well be a slightly more intelligent fraudster than usual. Of course we may get a big surprise and find that this flash drive is genuine. Somehow, we think 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.

Someone tries to sell fake USB flash drive as 1 terrabyte??

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Someone is apparently attempting to sell the item pictured on the left as a 1 terrabyte Kingston flash drive – not on ebay but elsewhere on the Internet.

The highest capacity flash drive currently available is indeed from Kingston but it’s 256GB not 1TB and is quite a lot larger that this! It will be a very long time before (if ever) it is possible to store 1TB on a device this size. At the moment we can’t decide whether to quote Victor Meldrew “I don’t beleive it” or Snoopy “Good greif!”

What sort of idiot is this person? Does he or she not realise that this sort of thing is a criminal offence commited in public in front of the whole world?

For those of you with a few brain cells:
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.

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April 30, 2010 at 12:13 AM

fake flash memory fraudster k0.ieran: ebay feedback score of 50%

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Fake flash memory seller k0.ieran has sold hundreds of these counterfeit and fake capacity 128GB Kingston DataTraveler 200 USB flash drives (336 in the ended listing shown above alone!) despite a flood of negs and a feedback score of only 50% this seller has not yet been supended by ebay for selling an obvious fake.

Manufacturing the flash memory chips for a 128GB USB flash drive cost more than this seller’s buy it now price! the highest capacity genuine flash drive you can buy at this price is 8GB. So why has ebay not yet banned this seller??

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.

hkwares360 looks like another ebay fake flash fraudster in Hong Kong

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We think it highly unlikely that ebay item number: 230460855805 sold in this listing by hkwares360 is a genuine 8GB Sandisk flash drive. We think this seller is likely to be yet another Hong Kong fraudster selling fake flash memory items and that this USB flash drive 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.

fruitjuice12345678 list Sony Vaio flash drives that corrupt files in ebay auction

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There is no such thing as a Sony Vaio flash drive (other than fakes produced by fraudsters in China) – these are fake capacity which corrupts files. Seller fruitjuice12345678 obviously got these from a fraudulent supplier.

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

April 10, 2010 at 10:42 AM

Thread on redflag deal forum indicates someone bought a fake !!

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We noticed a thread on on the redflag deal forum that indicates that Aqua Uomo bought a fake 128GB flash drive. This person paid $50 for it and thinks it doesn’t work because he or she has an old computer and wants to trade it for a 32GB.

We can say without doubt that you cannot buy a genuine 128GB flash drive for $50!! The flash drive Aqua Uomo bought will be fake capacity – probably a maximum of 4GB – once the true capacity is reached it will corrupt 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

March 22, 2010 at 1:26 AM

known fraudster showwhat is still selling fake flash memory on ebay

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This 32GB USB flash drive sold by showwhat on ebay is fake capacity and corrupts files. The same goes for any other flash memory from this known fraudster. This crook in China has been selling fakes ebay since early 2009. Do not buy USB flash drives, MP players or memory cards from this seller.

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

March 21, 2010 at 10:28 PM