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

August 16, 2009 by

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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 […]

How To Sell Kingston DataTraveler USB Flash Drives With False Capacity Chips. The case of uk-choice eBay seller and independent Website ukmobi.

August 5, 2009 by

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Some sellers will do anything to make money. The case of uk-choice and ukmobi demonstrates just how far a seller will go to sell and offload false capacity usb nand technology to consumers causing data loss. This recent case first published at SOSFakeFlash demonstrates that sellers are often ignorant of the technology they sell and […]

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

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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 […]

eBay Fraud sellasera68258, yazmin_yenthe_bay, sfrankish5872 Fake Flash Memory Stick Ring

June 14, 2009 by

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Who is Zhonghuanyun (cao you)? eBay fake flash seller of 16GB usb flash memory drives under the id’s of: sellasera68258, yazmin_yenthe_bay, sfrankish5872. All item were sent from this address in Hong Kong: Zhonghuanyun(cao you) Room 305,3/F,Block A Sun Fung Centre,88 Kwok Shui Rd,Kwai Chung Honk Kong sellasera68258 and sfrankish5872 are under eBay suspension in fake […]

How Did kingstonusbcf.com Get Reported As A Seller Of Counterfeit Kingston USB Flash Drives?

June 12, 2009 by

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Victims of false capacity usb flash drives search the internet for information and help. Google searches have sponsored links to help pay for providing you with a free internet search service. The website kingstonusbcf.com used the sponsored links service to rise high in searches. So how did this seller get caught? You will find this […]

Flash fraud is a big profit business in China

June 10, 2009 by

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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 […]

kingstonusbcf.com Said To Sell Counterfeit Kingston Flash Drives

June 10, 2009 by

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Complaints against kingstonusbcf.com have been received by the FrankenFlash Project. Buyers are reporting Kingston USB Flash drives purchased are fakes. Is this so? And who is willing to confirm this? You might be very surprised.

File PayPal Dispute Immediately Fake Flash Seller wholeselling-auctions Suspended!

June 8, 2009 by

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wholeselling-auctions, a long time powerseller of fake Flash USB drives, MP Players and Memory Cards has been suspended by eBay. On May 15th, SOSFakeFlash issued an alert on this powerseller. wholeselling-auctions is now deregistered. If you bought a USB Flash drive, MP Player or Memory Card from wholeselling-auctions please test immediately for actual capacity against […]

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

June 6, 2009 by

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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 […]

SOSFakeFlash Confirms XU GANG Hong Kong Counterfeit Ring

June 4, 2009 by

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SOSFakeFlash announced that it has uncovered another counterfeit ring in Hong Kong and named it XU GANG. Currently the following eBay seller ids have been connected: ebestshop58r, lovehuangfeifei2008, jameshome621. Fake memory cards, mp players and usb flash drives have been sold, including branded Kingston DT150’s. ebestshop58r Tse Chit (Xu Gang) G/F,Block 26,428 Yuen Kong Tsuen, […]

Suspect packaging on 8GB flash drive from Hong Kong

June 2, 2009 by

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The packaging used for this 8GB USB flash drive sold on ebay by sicilydreamer (based in Hong Kong) is notorious. It has been used by fraud gangs for packing fake capacity flash drives for a very long time. As we have never come across a genuine flash drive in this packaging we are inclined to […]

UK seller lists fake 64GB flash drives as “faulty”

May 30, 2009 by

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These are fake capacity flash drives not, as seller streetfiction claims, faulty ones. The seller chose to ignore a warning that these were fake not faulty. Here is what the seller says in the listing: These USB’s are sold as faulty, some do not like being formatted; I don’t know what the problem is but […]

Suspected seller of fake flash drives on ebay registered in China

May 29, 2009 by

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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 […]

Another ebay ID set up by Hong Kong/Chinese fraudsters?

May 28, 2009 by

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The drive being sold here by yongli84 (a new ebay ID registered in Hong Kong that we suspect was set up by one of the well known fraud gangs) is one that is very commonly sold in fake capacities. Investigation by an ebay member into an ambiguous neutral comment by a buyer resulted in a […]

Job lot of 18 fake 64GB Kingston listed on ebay Australia!!

May 25, 2009 by

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What can we say about this other than FAKE FAKE FAKITY FAKE!!! Apart from the fact that the model shown is not made in capacities above 16GB (model shown appears to be 2GB – these are colour coded) You would pay more than this per unit for 64GB drives if you were buying wholesale! We […]

An ebay member in Australia auctions suspect Kingston

May 24, 2009 by

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An ebay member registed in Australia has listed very suspect looking 64GB Kingston DataTraveler 150 flash drives in auctions. Nobody can afford to risk losing hundreds of dollars by listing high capacity flash drives by auctioning them with start prices below wholesale cost! The use of auctions and the risk being run by the seller […]

Is this a fake 64GB Sandisk flash drive?

May 21, 2009 by

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Can ebayer yshopretail (regisered in Australia) really afford to risk selling a genuine 64GB Sandisk flash drive on ebay at a quarter of the retail price?? We don’t think so. Profit margins on USB flash drives are generally much too narrow for this to be possible. Some of those involved in the frankenflash project have […]

Suspect Kingston listed by recently registered ebayer in the US

May 21, 2009 by

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Is thewrightcornerstore (a recently registered ebay member in the US) a rich philanthropist? Could this be someone who can afford to risk making a huge loss? Listing genuine 64GB Kingston flash drives on auctions where they might sell for considerably less than the wholesale price would be madness. We don’t think this member is rich, […]

eBay No Longer Safe To Buy Kingston DT150 64GB DataTraveler USB Flash Drives

May 20, 2009 by

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Ebay is not a safe place to buy to Buy Kingston DT150 32GB DataTraveler USB Flash Drives. SOSFakeFlash has issued quiet a few alerts and so had FakeFlashNews. Now unfortunately the higher 64GB capacity is not safe to buy on eBay. It has been counterfeited as well. SOSFakeFlash recently issued an alert on the Counterfeit […]

New ebay seller registered in Spain lists fake Sony flash drive

May 19, 2009 by

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New ebay seller pepegambra has listed the fake 64GB Sony flash drive shown above on ebay in Spain. The seller may be unaware that the item is fake capacity. Sony do not currently make any 64GB flash drives. These are produced by fraudsters in China and are not 64GB – the real capacity is much […]

wholeselling-auctions Ebay Fake Flash Seller Warning! SOSfakeFlash Advises eBay Members To Test All MP Players – Memory Cards – Usb Flash Drives Purchased From This Seller

May 16, 2009 by

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SOSFakeFlash has issued a high alert on eBay Seller wholeselling-auctions. This seller has frauded eBay members for over one year! At the request of SOSFakeFlash, their alert and information is reprinted by FakeFlashNews. wholeselling-auctions demonstrates how eBay does not address the issue of traffic in fake capacity MP Players, usb flash drives and memory cards. […]

Is this yet another new ID in China set up for ebay fraud?

May 15, 2009 by

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We wonder if the new seller ID yiweng668668 has been created to replace that of one of our fraudster friends who have been obliged to quit ebay for the present. If you bought one of these you should test immediately with h2testw. Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity […]

Hong Kong based fraudster listing fake flash drives in Australia?

May 15, 2009 by

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Hong Kong ebay seller opdoam has listed this very obvious fake capacity flash drive on ebay Australia. There is no genuine 16GB USB flash drive that looks like this. It is one of the most common and most obvious fakes sold on ebay by Chinese fraudsters and sellers elsewhere who bought from fraudulent wholesalers in […]

Fake 64GB Kingston USB flash drive listed on ebay France.

May 14, 2009 by

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Seller baba226970 registered in France is selling  fake Kingston  64GB USB flash drives that are often seen on ebay around the world. Users of these fake capacity flash drives eventually lose all their files. If you bought one of these test immediately with h2testw.

Fake 64GB and 32GB Kingston sold on ebay Australia.

May 14, 2009 by

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An ebay member in Australia white0386 has sold a number of fake Kingston flash drives of this type in both 32GB and 64GB capacities. These are not genuine 32GB and 64GB flash drives. They are much smaller drives programmed to report a false capacity. Users will eventually lose files. Buyers should test immediately with h2testw.

Not so Rare fake Sony for sale on ebay France!

May 13, 2009 by

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We suspect the ebay ID pleobyman was deliberately set up on May 12th to sell this not so rare fake purchased from Chinese fraudsters. We think (as only one is available) that the seller bought this on ebay under another ID, then found out it was fake and decided to offload it on someone else. […]

Report of fake from Polish ebay seller has come in – to be confirmed

May 6, 2009 by

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A buyer who purchased this supposedly 16GB USB flash drive sold by ebayer bananus2008 has reported in with information that indicates this item is probably fake – the buyer provided test information from h2testw. We cannot yet confirm and put this in the database (our standards for checking items listed in the database are rigourous) but we strongly […]

16GB Fake Counterfeit USB Flash Drives – A Classic Collection Available From Internet Wholesalers

April 15, 2009 by

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You can buy fake capacity usb flash drives cheap from internet wholesalers in the Orient. Price points to suit everyone. A classic collection of fakes in no name brand is being presented for your inspection. The FrankenFlash Project has studied the problem for one year. SOSFakeflash has battled fake flash sellers on eBay along with […]

Fake 16GB 32GB 64Gb 120GB 240GB 360GB 500GB Sony Kingston Counterfeit USB Flash Drives – A Shopping Trip For Wholesale Prices

April 14, 2009 by

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Why do eBay members and internet shoppers end up buying fake counterfeit Kingston DataTraveler and Sony MicroVault usb flash drives? Whose fault is it? The buyer? The reseller? The Wholesaler? The black market profiteer who has the flash chips reprogrammed to lie about their real size? It is obvious that the black market profiteer knows […]

Counterfeit Kingston DT150 32GB eBay Sellers minggege99, abestpartner0, and niuren2008 Same Ring Confirmed

April 12, 2009 by

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eBay members, victims of the seller ids: minggege99, abestpartner0, and niuren2008 have suspected same person was involved in the trafficking in these Counterfeit Kingston DT150 32GB usb flash drives recently flooding eBay. Over 4600+ units were sold and over £80,000 of listing sales on eBay! eBay has removed all evidence of listings and deregistered the […]

minggege99 Ebay Fake Flash Seller High Alert Deregistered – China. eBay and PayPal Try To Block Victims From Refunds For Counterfeit Kingston DT150 32GB DataTraveler 150

April 12, 2009 by

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minggege99 was an eBay seller of Counterfeit (Fake) Flash USB drives. Based in China minggege99 sold over 1600+ counterfeit DT150 32GB 32 GB DataTraveler 150 USB 2.0 Flash Drives. minggege99 is the third eBay id based in China caught selling these counterfeits in one month. As news of Kingston DT150 32GB counterfeits on eBay spread, […]

BEWARE of FAKE 8GB 16GB 32GB 64GB USB Flash Drives – The Most Famous And Oldest Fake Still Sold On eBay And Internet Sites

April 11, 2009 by

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Would you like to see the oldest and still very popular fake usb flash drive sold on eBay and available at internet wholesaler sites in China? This drive normally doesn’t have a genuine flash drive capacity more than 2GB but it has been reprogrammed to false capacity sizes as high as 64GB! Important Reading: USB […]

32GB Kingston DT150 32GB DataTraveler USB Flash Drive Counterfeits eBay Scandal – Wholesale Costs For Counterfeits

April 9, 2009 by

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You can buy counterfeit 32GB Kingston DT150 32GB DataTraveler USB Flash Drives on internet wholesale sites in the orient for as little as $14 US. Imagine your reselling profits until you get caught! Police and Buyers knocking on your door. Here is a perfect example of upgrading – read – digitally altering a small flash […]

Sony Upgrades Kingston DataTraveler DTI/2GB To 64GB – The Dark Side Of Counterfeit USB Flash Pen Drives – Brand Name Confusion!

April 9, 2009 by

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Do you want to earn money selling USB Flash drives? You can make great profits. In our troubled ecomomic times you can earn good money. If you don’t care about the damage you will do to people causing them to lose data and be frauded – then run to those chinese websites. Forget about doing […]

Does Sony Make 16GB USB Flash Drive With Pastel Spring Colours Under The DataTraveler Brand Name?

April 9, 2009 by

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Why are Sony and Kingston brands are being targeted by counterfeiters? People trust in this famous names. Please check Sony and Kingston websites fto see if you can find this usb flash drive 16GB usb flash drives offered in pleasant spring colours! Kingston does offer DataTraveler 101 usb flash drives with similar colours, only it […]