Chinese Fraudsters Dumping 2tb, 1tb and 512gb Flash Drives On Alibaba com For Less Than $20.00. Should You Buy?

Posted on October 14, 2011 by


Should you buy 2TB, 1TB or 512GB flash pen stick drives? Most of these flash drives have less than 2GB real storage capacity. Selling them on eBay is considered wire fraud by the USPS (United States Postal System).

By Spookie:

The listings below are only a small sampling of items listed on You will find some of these on sale at eBay in smaller sizes. It won’t be long before some dummy starts selling them on eBay. You will be reported to, if you do sell any flash drives in these sizes. Flash drive memory sticks are not manufactured at a capacity higher than 256GB.

2tb usb flash drives



1tb usb flash drives




512gb flash drives



Will 512GB, 1TB or 2TB usb flash drives exist some day? Yes. They are not expected soon.

The cost will be expensive. DT310 512 usb flash drives first sold for more than $800 US. Later for at least $700 US. You will never find real flash memory at $20 US in these sizes, you will buy a fake.

Additional Information:

H2testw 1.4 – Gold Standard In Detecting USB Counterfeit Drives

dhgate 512GB Flash Drives Cheap Less Than $16US. How eBay Sellers Sell Fake Flash Memory, They Don’t Check The Internet To Research! 512 GB 500GB Flash Drives Do Not Exist In 2011! superstar-1973 Flash Memory Seller – Warning Test Immediately!

512 GB USB Flash Drives On eBay. The Fraud Continues For Pen Sticks, Thumb Drives. This Size Does Not Exist!

Counterfeit DT310/512GB Kingston DataTraveler USB Flash Drive – It Is A Fake! DT310 512 GB Never Manufactured

Kingston DT200 Offers New Capacity – 1TB USB Flash Memory Stick. The Biggest Capacity For A USB Flash Drive Is Available From Wholesale Cost For DT200 Is Not Expensive, It Is Cheap. Profit From Selling Upgraded Flash Memory.

Global Report – eBay Fake Memory 2008 – 2009

Genuine Verses Fake Counterfeit USB Flash Drives – A Guide – USB Flash Chips Used In USB Flash Drives – Grades A B C D

Validation For Flash Memory:

Visit FakeMemorySentinel for a list of brand names and sites, see left menu bar titled “Validation Memory”. For Kingston Technology products read: Kingston USB Flash Drives. How To Check You Have A Genuine One And Not A Counterfeit – Easy Guide. Kingston Technologies Fighting To Protect Consumers And Itself From Counterfeits.