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Suspect looking flash drive listed by new ebay member in Spain

May 17, 2009 by

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New ebay member rutao9, registered in Spain, has listed this very suspect looking 64GB flash drive. None of the flash drives we have come across in this packaging was genuine – all were fake capacity. We think this one is too. If you bought one of these you should test immediately with h2testw. Report in […]

The danger of drop-shipping for both sellers and buyers on ebay

May 17, 2009 by

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Recent comments on our blogs have made us aware that some people do not know about the dangers of drop-shipping where flash memory items are concerned. Drop-shipping is a system in which an ebay member lists an item for sale but it is actually delivered by a wholesaler they have a drop-shipping agreement with. The […]

Seller listing 32GB flash claims cheapest real drives on ebay

May 17, 2009 by

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An ebay seller registered  in France, whose items are located in Hong Kong, has claimed to be selling the cheapest genuine 32GB flash drives available on ebay. The fact that the seller is registered in France but the items are located in Hong Kong suggests a drop-shipping operation. Usually in drop-shipping the ebayer who lists the […]

A new ebay ID for an old fraudster?

May 17, 2009 by

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We suspect that this flash drive being sold by haha1218ai88 on ebay is a fake capacity drive which will cause users to lose files. It is a model commonly sold by Chinese fraudsters. This Hong Kong seller registered with ebay on 21st April 2009 and could be an old fraudster returning with a new ID. […]