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nicetransactions168 Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert Deregistered – China

Posted by KittyFireFlash on November 30, 2008

nicetransactions168 is an eBay seller of Counterfeit flash drives. Based in China, there is nothing “Nice” about the fake flash plague this seller has unleashed on the Global Public. On October 14th, 2008 this seller degistered, after having sold 1000’s of fake flash drives. If you bought from this seller you are at risk of data loss.

To see nicetransactions168’s negative feedback Please Click Here

November 29th, 2008 – we have 14 eBay listings confirmed fake.

The period to claim against this seller has passed for most buyers on Paypal. You may still try with eBay if you are in a 60 day time window.

Even if you are not in a claim window you should report to eBay if the flash drive you bought does not pass testing and turns out to be a fake – a false capacity drive.

You are advised not to use any flash drive purchased from nicetransactions168 to store data, unless you are able to confirm you have the advertised capacity.

If your drive fails capacity testing file a claim with PayPal immediately. You have a short time window to claim. You can recover funds from a seller who deregisters – many eBayers have.

These are the models sold under the eBay seller nicetransactions168 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 nicetransactions168, 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 16GB and 32GB Models sold by nicetransactions168

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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 nicetransactions168
  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.

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