Toward A Fake Flash Drive Free World – No More Counterfeits – No More Data Loss

Alert – shinich918- Ebay Fake Flash Seller

Posted by KittyFireFlash on September 27, 2008

shinich918 is an eBay seller of Counterfeit usb flash drives. He has just been detected and we have one 16GB on file. Guilt is further demonstrated by this seller switching his feedback to private. This is done by a fake flash seller to hide the evidence from buyers who are trying to find out if others had the same problem. The number of eBayers frauded is unknown. SOSFakeFlash has only one on file, auction period August 2008. We can not investigate further as shinich918 has chosen to hide his fake flash deeds. If you bought a flash drive from shinich918 please read on.

If you bought from shinich918 and confirm you have a fake it is possible for us to build more evidence. You will need to contact us at and give us the eBay item number and your eBay id. It will be the only way to find the listing you bought.

  • September 27th, 2008 – we have 1 eBay listings confirmed fake.

This is the models sold. It is confirmed as Counterfeit, recorded with eBayer ID and eBay Item Number – Standard Procedure. Presented as listed at auction. Counterfeit items tied to criminal activity enjoy no protection. If you bought one of these usb fake flash drives from shinich918, you should test immediately with the software H2testw 1.4 . Do not store any important data on the drive until you can confirm you have 16 GB (minus formatting overhead) for the 16GB Model.



Should your drive not report the true advertised capacity:

  1. Immediately attempt to move any data you have stored on the drive to another source. Be advised if you have stored more than the reported size from H2testw 1.4, you will not be able to recover it all – you can expect to see errors in the copy back.
  2. Immediately report to eBay and PayPal to add your voice against this seller.

If the eBay Item number has disappeared from your won list. Please go to PayPal and search through your transactions for the approximate time frame of your purchase. You will find the details of your transaction and ebay item number. PayPal keeps this information for a long time.

Please include:

  1. PayPal Transaction Number
  2. Ebay Item Number
  3. Date Of PayPal Transaction
  4. Date Of eBay Item Listing
  5. Your eBayer Id
  6. Cite eBay Seller shinich918
  7. The results from your testing with H2testw 1.4
  8. Any information concerning data loss and it’s value to you

You are to inform them you wish to be part of an investigation against this seller and are adding yourself to the evidence. Mention that this seller has chosen to hide his feedback to avoid further detection from buyers! You expect to be fully refunded for the purchase and shipping and if you can prove data loss compensation for it as well. You are invited to copy:


on your correspondence.

To see negative feedback


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