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best2you886 Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert – Hong Kong

Posted by KittyFireFlash on November 30, 2008

best2you886 is a seller of counterfeit flash drives on eBay. Based in Hong Kong, this seller flooded ebay with 60 listings daily for fake 16GB Pendrives between October 7th and November 20th 2008. If you bought a flash drive from this seller you are at risk of data loss. SOSFakeFlash advises you test your drive for true capacity immediately.

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November 27th, 2008 – we have 2 eBay listings confirmed fake.

This is the model sold under the eBay seller best2you886 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 best2you886, 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 best2you886since date, 2008.

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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:

complaint-response@paypal.com

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 best2you886
  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:

SOSFakeFlashDrive@gmail.com

on your correspondence. This seller has sold xxx of counterfeit drives.

One Response to “best2you886 Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert – Hong Kong”

  1. Quan Dang said

    Bid and buy an 16GB SDHC card from best2you886, checked the card with H2testw 1.4 and here the result:
    The media is likely to be defective.
    1.9 GByte OK (4136944 sectors)
    13.6 GByte DATA LOST (28596240 sectors)
    Details:0 KByte overwritten (0 sectors)
    0 KByte slightly changed (< 8 bit/sector, 0 sectors)
    13.6 GByte corrupted (28596240 sectors)
    0 KByte aliased memory (0 sectors)
    First error at offset: 0x000000007e3fe000
    Expected: 0x000000007e3fe000
    Found: 0xffffffffffffffff
    H2testw version 1.3
    Writing speed: 2.00 MByte/s
    Reading speed: 6.85 MByte/s
    H2testw v1.4

    Did write a comment about the case to Ebay, and here is what they said to me:

    Thank you for writing eBay in regards to item #160333361609.

    We've investigated this listing and found that it didn't violate our
    Trademark policy. To protect the security and privacy of our members, I
    can't give you any more details about why we made this decision.

    Please review the email from Althea for the options available to you at
    this time.

    If you need further assistance, please don't hesitate to reply to this
    email and let us know.

    Sincerely,
    Daniel N. G.

    eBay Customer Support

    That is the reason why there a alot complaines about best2you886 but they are still be able to cheat the buyer over Ebay.
    I have alway thought that Ebay will pay sometime to protect their customers and themself from these things but not.
    Have filled an Paypal form but not sure it gonna work or not?
    Quan Dang

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