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

dai_xinyu Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert China – Private Auctions Devious

Posted by KittyFireFlash on December 17, 2008

dai_xinyu is an eBay seller of Counterfeit (Fake) Flash USB drives. Based in China dai_xinyu is using private auction listings to hide the selling of false capacity flash drives. Negatives are coming in from eBay members but the item numbers they are complaining about are hidden from inspection. dai_xinyu pads his postive score with cheap memory card reader sales. Currently this seller is offering three 16GB flash drive models and has already sold more than 1380+

If you have purchased a flash drive from dai_xinyu, please do not use until you are able to confirm the advertised capacity. You are at risk of data loss. If your testing confirms you have received a fake, report all the current listings for the model to eBay.

To see dai_xinyu’s negative feedback Please Click Here

December 16th 2008 – we have 2 eBay listings confirmed fake.

dai_xinyu’s current earnings:

Items Sold: 19.17%
Total Value Sold: £14591.38
Total Value Shipping: £0.00
Total Value Not Sold: £53313.88
Sold Item Fees: £428.60
Unsold Item Fees: £115.50

If you confirm you have a false capacity drive (fake) please report in to SOSFakeFlash. See the report a fake tab.

dai_xinyu started listing flash drives on 01-Oct-08 04:58:23. He switched these listings to private auctions on 06-Oct-08 13:44:18 There was the time period when many fake flash sellers were forced to register or were suspended by eBay, especially powersellers.

In switching to private auctions, dai_xinyu was well aware of fake flash sellers on eBay being rounded up and as a result hide. SOSFakeFlash has finally managed to drag him out of the shadows and expose him.

This is the model sold under the eBay seller dai_xinyu 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 dai_xinyu, 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 Model sold by dai_xinyu


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 dai_xinyu
  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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