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

curiousshop Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert Hong Kong

Posted by KittyFireFlash on January 2, 2009

curiousshop is an eBay seller of Counterfeit (Fake) Flash USB drives. Based in Hong Kong this fake flash seller has sold more than 650 flash usb drives in many different models. He is currently being found out by eBayers – the hard way – data loss.

To see curiousshop’s negative feedback Please Click Here

January 2nd, 2009 – we have 14 eBay listings confirmed fake.

curiousshop’s recent earnings:

Items Sold: 96.89%
Total Value Sold: £5449.79
Total Value Shipping: £0.00
Total Value Not Sold: £12.54
Sold Item Fees: £196.20
Unsold Item Fees: £6.30

These are the models sold under the eBay seller curiousshop 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 curiousshop, 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 Models sold by curiousshop










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 curiousshop
  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.


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

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