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

Alert – flog.kingdom – Ebay Fake Flash Seller – Deregistered

Posted by KittyFireFlash on October 19, 2008

flog.kingdom has been identified as an eBay seller of Counterfeit flash drives. SOSFakeFlash has investigated a 16GB model. This seller targeted Europe, with listing titles in local languages. Based in Hong Kong, this seller appeared in August 15th,2008. flog.kingdom deregistered on October 6th, 2008. If you bought a flash drive from this seller you are at risk for data loss – test immediately!

If you bought a flash drive from flog.kingdom, you are at risk of data loss. You should test the drive and file a claim IMMEDIATELY with PayPal to recover your purchase price. Failure to act immediately jeopardizes any possiblity of recovering your funds.

October 18th, 2008 – we have 1 eBay listings confirmed fake.

SOSFakeFlash has no identifying photographs of the fake flash drives. This seller was reported too late and deregistered before we could collect the information. eBay is quick to purge all listing information for a seller who registeres and runs from ebay. The indications are that this seller sold over 7 different models. you bought one of these usb fake flash drives from flog.kingdom, 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 the advertised capacity (minus formatting overhead).

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. Use the email address:

PayPalComplaint

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 flog.kingdom
  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 the investigation against this seller and are adding yourself to the evidence. You expect to be fully refunded for the purchase and shipping and if you can prove data loss compensation for it as well. Furthermore, it is a fact that PayPal and eBay are aware of cases pouring in. You are invited to copy:

sos-email

on your correspondence.

To see flog.kingdom’s negative feedback Please Click Here

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