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

Alert – leadingstore – Ebay Fake Flash Seller

Posted by KittyFireFlash on October 30, 2008

leadingstore is an eBay seller of Counterfeit flash drives. Based in China this fake flash eBay power seller – sold 16GB flash drives. SOSFakeFlash as investigated all three models and they are indeed fakes. If you bought a drive from this seller – expect data corruption and tears. Do not store any data on the drives, test! File claims and make sure to give eBay a piece of your mind!

To see leadingstore’s negative feedback Please Click Here

October26th, 2008 – we have 7 eBay listings confirmed fake.

These are the models sold under the eBay seller leadingstore All are 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 leadingstore, 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).

These are the 16 GB Models sold by leadingstore.






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:


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 leadingstore
  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:


on your correspondence.


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