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

i.c.distribution Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert – Hong Kong

Posted by KittyFireFlash on November 29, 2008

i.c.distribution is an eBay seller of Counterfeit flash drives. Based in Hong Kong, this seller sold two 16GB usb flash drives. Reported to SOSFakeFlash in early November, 2008 – research of the sellers feedback indicates that he has sold counterfeit flash drives as far back as November 2007. This seller engages in hit and run behavior, dumping many counterfeit drives and then not listing any. When the coast is clear and score not damaged by eBayers discovering they have purchased fakes, this seller will once again unleash a new round of fake flash drives on unsuspecting members.

If you bought a usb flash drive from i.c.distribution you are at risk of data loss.

To see intertrade-connection aka i.c.distribution’s negative feedback Please Click Here

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

Currently SOSFakeFlash has 2 models on file for i.c.distribution. i.c.distribution is not listing flash drives. Be on the lookout for another offering of fakes in December 2008 or even January 2009, as soon as the negatives and neutrals cool off.

This is the model sold under the eBay seller i.c.distribution 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 i.c.distribution, 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).

the 16 GB Models sold by i.c.distribution


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 i.c.distribution
  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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