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Archive for October 15th, 2008

Alert – dengkimz – Ebay Fake Flash Seller

Posted by KittyFireFlash on October 15, 2008

dengkimz has been identified as an eBay seller of Counterfeit usb flash drives. 200+ flash drives have been sold from August 22nd, 2008 to October 15th, 2008 Advertised size from 2Gb to 16GB. Currently offering 16GB drives with 33 listings active daily. If you bought a drive from dengkimz you should test the drive immediately. Do not store any important data on the drive unless you can confirm you have received the advertised capacity.

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Alert – top789988 – Ebay Fake Flash Seller

Posted by KittyFireFlash on October 15, 2008

top789988 has been identified as an eBay seller of Counterfeit usb flash drives. Over 300+ flash drives in 8GB and 16Gb between September 2nd, 2008 and October 15th, 2008 have been sold. The 8GB drive investigated had a true capacity of only 1GB. top789988 refunded the eBayer immediately in full without arguement – it was not necessary to file a dispute with PayPal.

This seller is currently trying to hide from further detection by switching to private auctions and is violating eBay’s Policies for auctions under this category.

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Alert – onion.ginger – Ebay Fake Flash Seller

Posted by KittyFireFlash on October 15, 2008

onion.ginger has been identified as an eBay seller of Counterfeit usb flash drives. A new seller as of September 4th, 2008, onion.ginger currently offers 8 different flash drive models. SOSFakeFlash has reviewed the listing descriptions and photos, they appear the same as for other sellers where fakes have been detected. The Model reported and investigated was a 512MB fake.

Anyone who has purchased a flash drive from onion.ginger should test immediately with H2testw 1.4 to ensure it is the true advertised capacity. Data should not be stored until and until the flash drive passes testing for advertised capacity.

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