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sell.and.the.city Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert Deregistered – Hong Kong

Posted by KittyFireFlash on November 30, 2008

sell.and.the.city was a seller of counterfeit flash drives on eBay and has deregistered from eBay. Based in Hong Kong this fake flash seller listed 14 different models 16GB and 32GB advertised capacity. Approximately 230+ fake flash drives were sold.

If you bought a flash drive from sell.and.the.city you risk data loss.

Here are sell.and.the.city earnings

Total Value Sold: £677.81
Total Value Shipping: £6267.91
Total Value Not Sold: £98.72
Sold Item Fees: £6.96
Unsold Item Fees: £7.74

As you can see, sell.and.the.city did not sell his fake pen drives expensively, interested more in the money to be made from shipping and handling. eBay it did not make a lot of money on this fake flash deal.

To see sell.and.the.city’s negative feedback Please Click Here

November 24th,2008 – we have 1 eBay listings confirmed fake.

This is the models sold under the eBay seller sell.and.the.city 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 sell.and.the.city, 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 32GB Model sold by sell.and.the.city

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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 sell.and.the.city
  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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