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

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 […]

ALDI Australia – 8GB Flash Drives Please Test Capacity With H2testw Before Using. Supermarket Chain Receives Bad Supply Of USB Flash Drives, Newest Victim In The Fake Flash Chip Memory Wars.

June 7, 2011 by


The Aldi Super market chain in Australia appears to be the next victim in fake flash memory acquisition. The last major retail chain reported to the FrankenFlash project was Walmart in the United States about two years ago. At that time, a very low cost usb flash drive made it’s way to the display racks. […]

Report On Fake DT310 Kingston DataTraveler USB Flash Drives. eBay Seller 1958vardy And The Fake DT310 – No Returns. Counterfeit 310 DT310/256GB Flash Memory Continue To Flood eBay. Cheap. Consumers Frauded With Fake Upgraded Flash Memory. Fraud Warning. Beware Of Sellers Who Refuse To Stand Behind The Advertised Capacity Of Flash Memory Size.

May 19, 2011 by


eBay sellers continue to sell fake DT310 Kingston DataTraveler usb flash drives and 1958vardy is no exception. The source for most eBay sellers? Disreputable Chinese internet wholesaling sites. No other usb be flash drive fake is so widely sold on eBay. You will find new listings daily, many attempt to hide by NOT mentioning DT310 […]

Learning About Fake Memory. Lernen über gefälschte Speicher. Información acerca del falso memoria. Lære om falsk hukommelse. Kujifunza juu ya kumbukumbu ya uongo USB.

March 22, 2011 by


Fake memory is found in usb flash drives, memory cards and mp players. It is known as “false capacity”. Flash memory storage chips of a very low real capacity are manipulated with low level formatting programmes to lie about their true size to operating systems. They fool operating systems into believing they are bigger. Most […]

eBay Seller Of Counterfeit SanDisk SDHC Extreme Fake Cards, margarita.marjorie United Kingdom Stopped. Did You Buy From This Seller? Did You Know You Could Report Fraudulent SanDisk eBay Sellers?

February 15, 2011 by


eBay seller margarita.marjorie has been caught selling counterfeit fake SanDisk 32GB 32G Extreme SD SDHC 30MB/s 200X Class 10 flash memory cards. Over 532 were sold in this listing alone for SanDisk 32GB 32G Extreme SD SDHC 30MB/s 200X Class 10 (260730264248) before the listing disappeared. The internet site FakeFlashSentinel published an alert for margarita.marjorie: […]

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.

September 29, 2010 by


Did you know the Kingston DT200 usb flash drive comes in many different sizes? You can buy one with as little as 8GB or as big as 1 Terabyte. The real truth is, you get to choose the size. You can have it in 8 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB, 256 […]

Fix Fake Kingston 32G 64GB 128GB 256GB Flash Drive Book Available On iOffer From feiyuejiexian. A Mystery, Selling Fake Memory Or Preventing It?

September 11, 2010 by


iOffer Seller feiyuejiexian, is offering an eBook that will tell you how to fix Kingston USB flash drive fakes. He is also offering 5pcs New Kingston DT200 256GB Flash Memory Stick Drive for only $102 US. Who is this mystery seller on iOffer that offers information to fix fake flash memory and also offers it […]

DHGate Seller Offers Wholesale Fix 16GB 32GB 64GB 128GB 256GB USB Flash Drive Pen Book

September 4, 2010 by


DHGate seller Offers an eBook to fix fake flash memory. superstar-1973 is trying to prevent flash memory fraud and determined to profit from selling fake flash memory products. Selling a usb flash drive at 512GB that as yet does not exist, superstar-1973 has a very unusual sense of humor. He offers 512GB flash memory capacity […]

Why kitkitdigital2008 eBay Seller Can Continue to Fraud For MP Players USB Flash Drives. eBay Members Remove Negative Feed Back To Get A Refund.

May 9, 2010 by


Do you wonder how fake usb flash drives, memory cards and mp players can continue to be sold on eBay? Why fraudulent sellers in Asia can continue to get away with it? While SOSFakeFlash and the FrankenFlash project work around the clock investigating and issuing internet alerts to warn consumers, a lot of eBay members […]

Tips On Searching Internet For Current Flash Memory Prices

April 24, 2010 by


Are you trying to find out the current prices for flash memory chips? Are you using a search engine and perhaps typing in: “current flash memory prices” ? Be careful. Search engines present internet pages by popularity. This is not always good when trying to research the current prices for flash memory. It can even […]

32B, XiaoFeng Building Address Fake Flash Memory Selling On eBay. On Site Visit To The Don Of Fake Flash In The Orient.

April 7, 2010 by


For hacked fake flash memory sold on eBay, 32B, XiaoFeng Building comes up a lot as an address used by the oldest counterfeit ring operating on eBay. The address sound impressive and respectable doesn’t it? It is the home of the “Don Of Fake Flash Memory in the Orient” – one of the worse offenders […]

Counterfeit DT200 8GB 16GB 32GB Kingston DataTraveler USB Flash Drive Fakes Invade Canada. FakeFlashNews From The FrankenFlash Project.

March 10, 2010 by


Canada joins other countries around the world struck by the Kingston DT200 counterfeit usb flash drive plague. Not on eBay in Canada this time, instead items have been discovered for sale in Ontario on Kijiji Mississauga. A vigilant reader alerted the FrankenFlash project sites. You can read the short version of his story in this […]

Beware USA eBay Sellers – 32GB 64GB 128GB 256GB 500GB 512GB USB FLASH DRIVE USB 2.0 PEN STICK MEMORY Fakes. Sellers Ignorant Of Flash Memory Technology And Prices.

March 10, 2010 by


eBay Sellers in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada are unleashing a secondary plague of fake usb flash drives on eBay members. FakeFlashNews is presenting two case studies with additional information to help buyers understand the problem. It is unfortunate so many believe the items are defective. They do not realize the flash memory […]

FlashChipTech – Interesting Information On Fake Flash Memory Chips. A Good Resource.

February 24, 2010 by


FlashChipTech or TechChips for short, offers interesting and high quality articles related to the subject of false capacity flash memory chips commonly called “Fakes”. TechChips also documents genuine brand name usb flash drives. The recent article: DT310/256GB Replaces DataTraveler DT300 256GB DataTraveler From Kingston Technologies. DT310 Is The Biggest USB Pen Stick Memory Flash Drive […]

How Counterfeit Transcend, Sony and Sandisk Memory Cards Are Hidden On eBay. Fake Flash Memory Sellers Find New Ways To Avoid Detection. SOSFakeFlash Report.

December 15, 2009 by


Transcend, Sony and Sandisk are patrolling eBay listings to spot counterfeits and fakes for their flash memory cards. They force eBay to remove the listings for fraudulent sellers immediately. Kingston Technologies also patrols for their usb flash drives, based on eBay member intel sent to them. So what are fake flash memory sellers doing to […]

Counterfeit Transcend 32GB SDHC Memory Cards Sold On eBay – eBay Victim Of powerstar88 Documents On flickr

August 30, 2009 by


powerstar88 eBay seller belongs to the Ehong Xuxin counterfeit ring operating on eBay. You can see the fake Transcend 32GB memory card on flickr. If you are interested in buying 32G SDHC Transcend memory cards you should look at this photo collection. If you bought this memory card on eBay you will want to see […]

Lessons In Buying And Bidding On eBay For USB Memory Flash Drive PenSticks – MP Players – Memory Cards

August 16, 2009 by


Ebay offers very low bid and buy prices for memory cards, mp players and usb flash drives. It gets members excited. Often in a very short period of time, they will buy many items in a period of only one to two weeks. So cheap, so affordable! Only when the items begin to arrive and […]

eBay Scams – How Fraudulent Sellers Try To Fight Back Against eBay’s Seller Ratings To Avoid Suspensions

August 16, 2009 by


eBay Sellers who sell fake (false capacity) MP Players, memory cards and usb flash drives are trying a new technique to out run frauded buyers on eBay. SOSFakeFlash is calling it the “Mix” – it is a new way to try and beat eBay’s system. When sellers on eBay engage in fraud, buyers have one […]

Consumer Awareness – Proving A Fake USB Flash Memory Pen Drive Stick Pen To Be False Capacity – A Visual Example – Guide Made Easy

August 1, 2009 by


A Fake usb flash drive, is a memory pen stick that has been digitally altered – reprogrammed to lie to an operating system about the real size of it’s flash nand storage chip. Once you exceed true capacity of the chip, you begin to loose files. People do not suspect the real reason, thinking it […]

Two more 128GB USB flash drive models now available

July 6, 2009 by


The launch of the first 128GB USB flash drive by Kingston has been quickly followed by the launch of 128GB drives by two other manufacturers. Edge tech now offers a 128GB DiskGo model (below left) at $390 and Patriot offers the Magnum (below right) – the price for this drive has not yet been announced.

MP Players eBay – Cheap Bargains or Fabulous Fraud and Profit? SOSFakeFlash Education Week

June 24, 2009 by


Is eBay the place to buy MP Players cheap? Can you get a 8GB or 16GB or 32GB Player on eBay for less that $40 or $50 US? SOSFakeFlash is launching an education week for consumers. Recently they launched an general education week on fake and counterfeit memory devices sold on eBay: SOSFakeFlash Consumer Education […]

United States – Canada – Australia – Europe: eBay Sellers Of Fake MP Players, Memory Cards, USB Flash Drives. Blind Pursuit Of Greed and The Get Rich Quick Scheme.

June 22, 2009 by


Ebay Fake Flash Sellers in the United States, Canada, Australia and Europe are different from their Oriental cousins. Most Oriental fake flash sellers are just trying to move low capacity chips at their actual price with a modest mark up – to achieve this they just digitally alter the chips to appear the size consumers […]

The Orient – eBay Sellers Of Fake MP Players, Memory Cards, USB Flash Drives. Are You Not Getting What You Paid For?

June 21, 2009 by


Fake flash sellers on eBay are clever. The ones located in the Orient are professional, even polite. They have a long term view and have been in business for a long time on eBay – long before you bought your false capacity device! Rarely rude, at least not at the at the start, they will […]

naffy23k eBay Fake Flash Seller vs H2testw and eBay Victims

June 20, 2009 by


eBay fake flash sellers are crafty and naffy23k is no exception. These sellers will do anything to continue deceiving to sell false capacity items to eBay members. The profit is addicting, the harm done to buyer data files horrific. SOSFakeFlash, in the new consumer education series mentioned price is a good indicator of fakes, but […]

6 Continents eBay Fake MP Players – USB Pen Drives – Memory Cards – SOSFakeFlash

June 19, 2009 by


The FrankenFlash Project has been tracking where fake Fake MP Players, USB Pen Drives and memory cards sold on eBay go. SOSFakeFlash has spend thirteen months investigating counterfeits. Presented by the six continents of Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania and South America the information is current ending in May 2009. What were the average […]

Full Report Ebay 200804 – 200905 Counterfeit And Fake Memory Cards, MP Players, Flash Memory USB Pensticks Sold On eBay By Seller To Help You Recognize The Fakes

June 18, 2009 by


The new edition of the master report on eBay fake flash devices sold by seller now contains 13 months of data. Presented to you by the FrankenFlashProject this new report contains 390 sellers and 1,044 models, the majority with photos used at auction. Previously this report was referred to as the fake flash sellers mug […]

getitinaflash Genuine Internet Seller Of USB Flash drives –

June 17, 2009 by


getitinaflash is an internet seller of genuine USB flash drives at realistic and fair prices. Based in Australia, getitinaflash does more than offer real usb flash drives for sale! This seller stands out with an additional service – requests to download certain kinds of software (provided it is legal) and load onto the memory stick […]

PayPal Harassing eBay Members Filing Disputes Against eBay Sellers of Fake MP Players, Memory Cards, USB Flash Drives

June 16, 2009 by


SOSFakeFlash reports ebay members discovering mp players, memory cards or usb flash drives are fake – false capacity and file a dispute, are being harassed by PayPal. This is not new. Over the last 15 months, SOSFakeFlash has observed PayPal use many different tactics to avoid living up to their promise of buyer protection. The […]

PayPal Telephone Numbers – eBay Fake Flash USB Flash Drives, MP Players Memory Cards

June 15, 2009 by


eBay buyers who file claims against sellers of fake usb flash memory sticks, MP Players and memory cards often find themselves drowned in email robotic responses that have the intellegence of a peanut. This is because responses are cut from templates, no real intellgence is required. Contacting Paypal by telephone requires a person respond to […]

Kingston Technologies WebSite Introduces New Feature For Viewing Kingston USB Flash Drives To Verify Capacity Offered By Product Line

June 12, 2009 by


Kingston Technologies has introduced a wonderful new feature for searching their consumer usb flash drive products. You can select the capacity and see which product lines offer the desired capacity. It is a great search consulting tool and part of Kingston’s effort to combat those who would like to sell cheap imitations of their products […]

Did your Kingston DataTraveler 150 corrupt and lose files??

June 11, 2009 by


Over the last couple of months huge numbers of counterfeit 32GB and 64GB Kingston DataTraveler flash drives have been advertised on the Internet. These mimic the appearance of the real ones but there are some clues that can help you identify a counterfeit even before you buy. The first one is that the fakes seem […]

Should we laugh or cry when we see ebay listings like this?

June 7, 2009 by


An ebay member in the United States has listed a flash drive (supposedly a “64GB” Kingston flash drive) he was given by a friend. We have seen a number of listings where someone lists a flash drive a “friend” gave them. Funnily enough it was often for helping the “friend” with a computer problem. If […]

390 eBay Sellers of Fake MP Players – USB Flash Memory Stick – Memory Cards Documented In SOSFakeFlash’s Report!

June 6, 2009 by


The FrankenFlash Project has just released a new edition of the fake flash sellers report on eBay! This report is one that victims have been patiently waiting for. There are 390 eBay sellers with almost 1,500 fake usb memory sticks, mp players and memory cards shown. It covers the period from April 2008 to May […]

Pristna ali ponaredkov DT150 64GB Kingston DataTraveler – Hitro odkrivanje – A Guide

May 27, 2009 by


Kingston DT150 64GB DataTraveler USB pensticks so ponarejeni – Kako veš? SOSFakeFlash je pravkar objavila vodnik. Brati Pristna ali ponaredkov DT150 64GB Kingston DataTraveler – Hitro odkrivanje – A Guide

Ists vai viltotu Kingston DT150 64GB DataTraveler – Quick Detection – A Guide

May 26, 2009 by


Kingston DT150 64GB DataTraveler usb flash disku pensticks tiek viltotas – to, ka tu vari pateikt? SOSFakeFlash tikko izplatija guide. Lasit Ists vai viltotu Kingston DT150 64GB DataTraveler – Quick Detection – A Guide