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

green_world9898 Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert – China

Posted by KittyFireFlash on November 29, 2008

green_world9898 is an eBay seller of Counterfeit Flash USB drives. Based in China this seller sold over 645+ fake flash drives before switching to running shoes on November 15th, 2008. green_world9898 may be needing running shoes shortly as an angry mob of eBay members with false capacity flash drives start filing disputes with PayPal. This seller is currently not listing. If you bought a flash drive from green_world9898 do not use the drive until you can confirm you have the true capacity advertised. If you received a digitally altered drive you are at risk of data loss.

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Novermber 28th, 2008 – we have 1 eBay listings confirmed fake.

This is the model sold under the eBay seller green_world9898 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 green_world9898, 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).

This is the 16GB Model sold by green_world9898


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 green_world9898
  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. This seller has sold hundreds of counterfeit drives.


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