Selling counterfeit Sony Micro Vault usb flash drives on eBay is big business. The FrankenFlash Project has documented the subject Fake Sony 32GB 64GB 120GB 360GB 500GB Micro Vault USB Flash Drives Available on eBay! to educate buyers.
You will find these counterfeit drives being listed on eBay all the time. Generally for very short periods of time. They can be found on almost any eBay home site: United States, United Kingdom, Spain, Austrialia, Canada, even Thailand. Just about the only place they don’t seem to pop up on eBay for sale is in Hong Kong or China. Some times the packaging photographed for listing is shiny and fresh, some time shop worn and dog eared (no offence to our four footed friends).
What is clear is that these Sony counterfeits seem to be old, from the first generation of false capacity flash drives unleashed on the public. There also seems to be a very large inventory being moved slowly into many countries. Finally these counterfeit usb flash drives ooze their way into eBay and and cause much trauma for eBay buyers who wanted to buy a safe brand name.
ads0s0 is just another eBay seller of Counterfeit Flash drives a never ending parade(Fake) Flash USB drives using a Brand Name. Based in the United Kingdom ads0s0 sold counterfeit Sony 64GB flash drives. Sony does not make 64GB Micro Vault flash usb drives. ads0s0 used private auctions and while the usb flash drives sold at £35.99 to £39.99 they are NOT the price range for private auctions (see eBay Private Auction Listings – eBay Fake Flash Sellers Prefer – Victims Learn The Meaning The Hard Way – A Guide ).
ads0s0 earns the classification of devious on two counts, private auctions AND for stating the drive was not reprogrammed.
ads0s0 described the item as:
Superior Best Flash Memory.
Brand new retail blister packed drive.
Hi-Speed performance. Not lower spec Full-Speed.
Full size capacity (not a smaller drive re-programmed to look a bigger size).
3 colors for choise
red,blue and black
If you bought this drive you are at risk of data loss. You have purchased a counterfeit item.