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Archive for September 4th, 2008

How Fraudulent Sellers Stay One Step Ahead Of Ebay and PayPal

Posted by KittyFireFlash on September 4, 2008

Have you ever wondered how a fraudlent seller manages to stay on eBay? Gets around PayPal? Why sellers of counterfeit flash drives stay in the game – even when complaints mount against them? How when a fake flash sellers are removed from eBay – four new ones sprout to take their places?

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eBayers Pound PayPal Doors For Help Against Fake Flash Seller 3ToTrade

Posted by KittyFireFlash on September 4, 2008

eBayers of Counterfeit USB Drives purchased from 3ToTrade on eBay continue pounding the doors of PayPal for assistance.

At PayPal due to a flaw in the dispute console, eBayers are unable to find an option to report counterfeit merchandise, instead the only option is ” Significantly Not as Described item”. This leads to an automatic response by a robotic responder ordering the eBayer to return the item – blind to the fact it is a counterfeit. It is illegal in most countries to use the Postal System to send or receive counterfeit items.

The robotic emailer is leaving eBayers frustrated and leaves PayPal exposed for future liability. When calling PayPal and speaking directly to a claims agent the position is generally the opposite. We want to know…

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PayPal – Reasons To File Dispute For Counterfeit Flash Drives Purchased On eBay

Posted by KittyFireFlash on September 4, 2008

Why should you file a dispute with PayPal against a seller of counterfeit flash drives on eBay? As we have said many times – eBay and PayPal can do litte against a counterfeit seller if people do not report or file complaints. We advise avoiding direct contact with a seller if you have tested and found you bought a fake. Here is why.

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PayPal – How Investigations On Counterfeit USB Flash Drive Sellers On Ebay Could Be Raised

Posted by KittyFireFlash on September 4, 2008

PayPal might raise an investigation on a fake flash seller on eBay – but only if there are multiple complains from eBay buyers. The only way this can happen is if you file disputes at the dispute console. If you are under the gun for a 10 day time limit read on to learn more about investigations or if you want a fake flash seller on eBay dealt with.

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3ToTrade – Communication with The Don Of Fake Flash – HarryEvidence

Posted by KittyFireFlash on September 4, 2008

HarryEvidence has been battling 3ToTrade for his refunds for fake flash drives. The following is a selection of email communications in chronological order as presented to us by HarryEvidence. It does not begin at the early stages but when things started to heat up.

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eBay Not Responding To Counterfeit USB Flash Drive Warnings From eBayers

Posted by KittyFireFlash on September 4, 2008

eBay is not responding to Counterfeit USB flash drive warnings from eBayers. The problem appears to be a flaw in their robotic emailing system that claims to be “Tailored Responses”. As a result one of the worse offenders on eBay – 3ToTrade continues to remain active. As much as eBayers are trying to help eBay they are meeting with resistance. Here is an example.

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zamanshop – eBay Seller Of Fake Flash Removed From eBay

Posted by KittyFireFlash on September 4, 2008

zamanshop frauded many eBayers with fake flash usb drives. He was contacted in a outreach to eBay sellers in the USA. He never responded. This is usually a sign of a seller who knows he is selling counterfeit drives. Sellers who ignore requests to test their drives will be probed and investigated. It is estimated he sold over 1,000 drives to unsuspecting eBayers before…

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What is This Fake Flash All About?

Posted by KittyFireFlash on September 4, 2008

Exactly when it began, is a mystery to all of us. What is clear is that it was detected on eBay back in 2005. This can easily be verified by querying the internet. As the demand for higher capacity drives grew and as they were very expensive, someone found a way to reprogram controller chips on flash drives. Or that is what people think. The truth is more likely that people saw an opportunity to make money by using the genuine tools for programming the controller chips in an illegal manner. Purposely choosing the wrong parameters to report the existing flash drive size as higher than they really are.

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