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tradingcameller Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert Deregistered – Hong Kong

Posted by KittyFireFlash on January 30, 2009

tradingcameller was an eBay seller of Counterfeit (Fake) Flash USB drives. Based in Hong Kong this eBay selling id is different. There were over 40 listings active recently. There is an interesting difference in listing descriptions – the prefix of “genuine” or “mini”. It is possible that genuine refers to a true capacity brand name drive while, mini refers to a litte flash drive turned into a maxi (false capacity) usb flash drive.

Examining what tradingcameller has sold and is currently selling reveals a mixed grill. Fake flash devices mixed in with true capacity drives (brand names). This is an unusual combination. Is this id selling on behalf of others or is tradingcameller trying a new technique? Is the sellers name a hint?

Trading Cameller… similar to what we know as a horse trader? We advise you check the teeth of any usb drive you buy from this seller.

Test! For the true capacity and do not use any flash drive until you can confirm you have the true capacity to avoid data loss. 10 different models were sold by this seller. To see what we have on file…

 

 

tradingcameller’s recent earnings:

 

Items Sold: 18.56%
Total Value Sold: £1356.30
Total Value Shipping: £2251.56
Total Value Not Sold: £5183.02
Sold Item Fees: £89.42
Unsold Item Fees: £121.50

To see tradingcameller’s negative feedback Please Click Here

January 25th, 2009 – we have 1 eBay listings confirmed fake.

These are the models sold under the eBay seller tradingcameller 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 tradingcameller, 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 Models sold by tradingcameller on file.

1057

1061

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 tradingcameller
  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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