Browsing All posts tagged under »Fake USB Flash Drives«

Fake USB flash drives on trademe (run by ebay?) in New Zealand

September 7, 2009 by


A victim of fake flash memory in New Zealand alerted the frankenflash project to the fraud being perpetrated on a site we think is run by ebay. The site is A quick look at this site a few days ago revealed a number of fraudulent listings:

Suspect Sandisk Cruzer fleur drives listed on ebay

July 31, 2009 by


A number of sellers listed these flash drives on ebay at prices we consider rather too low for them to be genuine – we suspect they came from fraudulent wholesalers in China. Here is a screenshot showing the price of a 4GB model on the Sandisk site: An ebay member who bid and won one […]

ebay Fake Usb – The FrankenFlash Project Fights The Fraud

July 27, 2009 by


Did you buy a usb flash drive on eBay? A memory card? An MP Player? Watch Out! The probability that you purchased a fake – false capacity item is extremely high! If you bought an advertised capacity of 512 MB,01 GB,02 GB,04 GB,08 GB,16 GB,32 GB,64 GB,120 GB,128 GB,500 GB you need to do your […]

Ebay & International Law – Listings And Transactions – Counterfeit Fake USB Flash Drives, MP Players, Memory Cards

July 18, 2009 by


FakeFlashNews is reprinting an article published at SOSFakeFlash. It is important that eBay members review eBay’s position on both buyers and sellers complying with the laws of their countries. There is very useful information that could help frauded buyers expedite their claims, provided they kept their packaging and meet some of the criteria presented. SOSFakeFlash’s […]

Commande fausse d’instantané de 64GB Sony à vendre sur la France ebay

June 23, 2009 by


Le world-factory-paradise de vendeur a énuméré cette commande fausse d’instantané de capacité à vendre. N’importe qui utilisant un enregistrera la perte de données. Comme jamais nous conseillons fortement des ebayers pour examiner toute la mémoire Flash avec le libre programmez h2testw. Rapportez dedans à SOSFakeFlash si votre essai vous confirme ont un dispositif faux de […]

eBay Fraud – Seller digitalting0303 Begins Fake Flash Selling As Soon As 90 suspension Is Over!

June 15, 2009 by


SOSFakeFlash reports that seller digitalting0303 who frauded 1000’s of eBay members with false capacity usb flash drives advertised at 32GB in Fall of 2008 has returned to sell even more. Fake usb flash memory pen drives and memory cards are being sold at alarming speed. 500 have been sold to unsuspecting consumers, since this sellers […]

Is this Kingston Datatraveler 150 on ebay France counterfeit?

June 12, 2009 by


We think this is a counterfeit 64GB DataTraveler 150 – if it is genuine Kingston will be able to confirm this as each one has an individual serial number. Perhaps seller tralinon should get on the phone and check with Kingston. We can’t see how ebayers could possibly afford to list real ones at auction […]

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 […]

Suspected fake capacity 8GB flash drives from Hong Kong

June 2, 2009 by


Feedback indicates that these two models of 8GB flash drive are fake capacity. If you bought a flash drive from Hong Kong based ebay seller world_max_store test it immediately with h2testw. Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Suspected seller of fake flash drives on ebay registered in China

May 29, 2009 by


closet10248 an ebay member since 20-Mar-09 in China sells flash drives which we suspect may be fake capacity. The seller’s first flash drive was sold on 30th April total including postage was £10.98 (bid of 99p with the remainder charged on post and packing) for a “16GB” drive but no feedback for this item had […]

Suspect 16GB flash drive listed on ebay in Spain

May 15, 2009 by


The packaging on this 16GB flash drive sold on ebay Spain by gtf2020 is highly suspect. We have never found a genuine flash drive in this packaging which is often used by Chinese fraudsters. We suspect this seller bought these from a fraudulent Chinese wholesaler and that the real capacity of the drives will prove […]

Beware of 128GB USB flash drives – they are fake!!

May 12, 2009 by


A seller based in France, registered since 14th April is listing this “128GB” flash drive on ebay France. We can tell you that this drive being sold by leeseowon84 is, beyond the slightest doubt, a fake. How do we know? Because there is no USB flash drive of a capacity higher than 64GB – it […]

Flash Drive Chips – What Goes Into Genuine Capacity USB Flash Drives – What Do Fake Counterfeit Ones Use?

March 23, 2009 by


Did you know that all flash drive chips are tested and graded? Yes they are. What is this grading system? Who gets the good chips? Where do the bad ones go? Do you want to know more about the grading system and how chips end up in counterfeits – even showing a brand name stamp […]

FlashDriveFacts Reveals The True Costs For USB Flash Drive Chips

March 23, 2009 by


Do you know the true costs for usb flash drive chips? For 8GB, 16GB and 32GB capacity sizes? Are there bargains out there for buyers and resellers? What is the biggest size available in capacity? The newest site to join the FrankenFlash Project has prepared detailed information. Read: USB Flash Drives Best Price Bargains Fair […]