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Fraud On eBay – The Top 25 Countries Impacted By Fake Flash Nand Memory Products

December 27, 2009 by


SOSFakeFlash has just released a list of the top 25 countries receiving fake (false capacity) mp3 mp4 players, usb flash drives and memory cards. Read: eBay – Top 25 Countries Frauded. Fake Flash Memory Items Available On Ebay. 200912 Visit SOSFakeFlash to learn how you can fight against fraud. You will find the article Fake […]

Flash fraud is a big profit business in China

June 10, 2009 by


The sale of counterfeit USB flash drives (which are also fake capacity), generic fake capacity USB flash drive, fake capacity Media players, memory cards etc is big business in China both on ebay and elsewhere. An example on ebay is seller beyboosry – in the 90 days prior to the seller’s feedback score plunging to […]

Suspect 32GB Kingston flash drive listing on ebay from UK seller

June 3, 2009 by


We think UK seller ytrend_co_uk may well be selling fake capacity Kingston. For one thing the buy it now price is too low, for another the model shown in the picture is not made in 32GB and thirdly buyer IDs are hidden. If you bought from ytrend_co_uk test your drive immediately with h2testw. Report in […]

Corsair Voyager 64GB Counterfeit Fake USB Flash Drives Found On eBay

March 30, 2009 by


SOSFakeFlash has two ebay sellers reported selling counterfeit Corsair Voyager 64GB flash drives. One in the United States, the other In the United Kingdom. Corsair is the latest brand name to join Transcend, Kingston and Sony to have their usb flash drive reputations damaged by counterfeits sold on eBay. The FrankenFlash Project has spent 10 […]

More Kingston Counterfeit Fake 32GB DataTraveler 150 USB Flash Drives Found On eBay!

March 29, 2009 by


SOSFakeFlash reports more counterfeit DataTraveler 150 32GB flash drives found on eBay. eBay seller niuren2008 joins abestpartner0. Together they sold over 2,800 for a sales profit of £54,000! eBay members paid prices generally in the $20 to $30 US dollar range. Far below rock bottom fair market value. At a reputable internet site, the […]

Kingston Counterfeit Fake 32GB DataTraveler 150 USB Flash Drive Found On eBay

March 16, 2009 by


Kingston’s latest usb flash drive product line, DataTraveler 150 is the victim of counterfeiters.  Scammers and Fraudsters know a good thing when they see it. The reputation of Kingston for quality products is the perfect target.  eBay is the favorite place to sell counterfeit items especially for flash technology. The conduit market is worldwide. eBay […]

Have you seen a Sony Viao USB flash drive for sale anywhere?

March 2, 2009 by


Have you seen a flash drive like this advertised for sale anywhere? If so it is both counterfeit and fake capacity. These are produced by fraudsters who are profiting from the well known and recognised Sony trademark Viao. Sony reserve the trademark Vaio for laptops. They do not use this name for USB flash drives. […]

What Is It That eBay Sellers of Fake Flash Devices Using Private Auctions Just Don’t Understand?

January 22, 2009 by


It is no secret that eBay is NOT the place to buy flash devices such as usb flash drives, memory cards or MP Players. There are genuine sellers of these items on eBay but they are few and hard to find -buried under the cheap and not so cheap fake flash heap. The traffic in […]

Buying On eBay – MP Players – Memory Cards – USB Flash drives – Why You should Use A Credit Card To Pay And Not Your Bank Account

January 21, 2009 by


The evidence gathered in the last eight months by the FrankenFlash Project and their groups indicates that buying MP Players, USB Flash Drives and Memory Cards is a very risky business. You will find more than enough documented evidence at So if you are going to bid and buy on eBay why use a […]

eBay Private Auction Listings – eBay Fake Flash Sellers Prefer – Victims Learn The Meaning The Hard Way – A Guide

January 21, 2009 by


eBay sellers of fake flash MP Players, memory cards and usb flash drives prefer private auction listings. They avoid detection the longest, make antonishing profit and create the longest list of victims who will be made obsured by this listing category. Sellers who use this listing type are not found only in the Orient, you […]