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Archive for February, 2009

eBay Fake Flash Sellers Of MP Players – USB Flash Drives – Memory Cards – About Their IDs

Posted by KittyFireFlash on February 26, 2009

SOSFakeFlash and victims have wondered for a long time, how do fake flash eBay sellers in the Orient just keep coming back? Why do some of them have such old start dates on eBay?

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Repairing Counterfeit Fake MP Players

Posted by KittyFireFlash on February 26, 2009

SOSFakeFlash has been asked by victims of fake and counterfeit MP Players purchases – how can I restore to the real capacity? MP-Archer has provided some very useful information to help you begin your journey to return your MP Player back to it’s orignal Capacity.

For for USB Flash Drives see Repairing Counterfeit Flash Drives

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Fake MP Players On Ebay – 8GB 16GB Tidal Wave Of False Capacity – What Can You Do?

Posted by KittyFireFlash on February 26, 2009

Fake MP Players are the lastest plague to hit eBay. Harder for Buyers to spot before they leave postive feedback. Why? A 16GB false capacity MP player that turns out to be only 2GB can hold as many as 500 songs. It takes time to load. Most buyers of MP Players just use technology and are not techie. They fall for the “opphs a defective item” song sung by the fake flash seller. The lure of “free shipping” is one of the strongest pulls to end up in the fake flash pit. It appears that eBay fake flash sellers in Hong Kong and China know this so well – they have studied their buyer audience carefully. Here is advice – a Guide from SOSFakeFlash.

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i.c.distribution Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert Devious Reissued – Hong Kong

Posted by KittyFireFlash on February 26, 2009

i.c.distribution is an eBay seller of Counterfeit (Fake) Flash USB drives. Based in Hong Kong this is an old seller of fake flash and very slippery. The first report came in to SOSFakeFlash in June 2008. On November 29th, 2009 an alert was issued: i.c.distribution Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert – Hong Kong

i.c.distribution got devious, private auctions. He is still selling those fake 16GB flash drives and is now selling MP Players and memory cards. Better test anything you bought from this seller. eBay is his happy hunting ground. Read the rest of this entry »

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longtai_228 Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert – China

Posted by KittyFireFlash on February 26, 2009

longtai_228 is an eBay seller of Counterfeit (Fake) Flash USB drives. Based in China, longtai_228 has been caught selling one of the oldest classic fakes. If you bought any USB Flash drive from this seller you need to test it immediately to make sure you have the advertised capacity. You are at risk of data loss.

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sweetherrt Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert – China

Posted by KittyFireFlash on February 26, 2009

sweetherrt is an eBay seller of Counterfeit (Fake) MP Players. Based in China sweetherrt is estimated to have sold over 900+. If you bought an MP Player from this seller do not use it until you have tested to make sure you received the advertised capacity.

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libin.bin Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert – China

Posted by KittyFireFlash on February 26, 2009

libin.bin is an eBay seller of Counterfeit (Fake) MP Players. Based in China, libin.bin sold more than 475+ MP Players. If you bought from this seller, do not use your MP Player until you have tested to ensure it is the advertised capacity.

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geomeiphoto Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert – China

Posted by KittyFireFlash on February 26, 2009

geomeiphoto is an eBay seller of Counterfeit (Fake) MP Players. Based in China, geomeiphoto sold over 500+ mp players. If you bought one from this seller, do not use it until you have tested to make sure you received the advertised capacity.

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lots.music Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert – China

Posted by KittyFireFlash on February 26, 2009

lots.music is an eBay seller of Counterfeit fake (false capacity) MP Players. Based in China lots.music has sold over 2100+ MP Players. You need to test any MP Player bought from this seller to ensure you received the advertised capacity.

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Did You Buy a 2GB 4GB 8GB 16GB 32GB 64GB 32GB 64GB 120GB 128GB 240GB 360GB 500GB USB Flash Drive Or MP Player On Ebay Recently?

Posted by KittyFireFlash on February 25, 2009

The need to warn people about sellers on eBay who sell fake (false capacity) USB Flash drives, Memory Cards and MP Players continues. Fraudulent sellers are using a new tactic, massive listings in a short period of time, some times as many as 2000+ in as little as three weeks. There is an internet site devoted to early detection of such sellers:

fakememorysentinel.wordpress.com/

SOSFakeFlash recommends that people visit this site, especially if there is no information at SOSFakeFlash yet!

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Hong Kong eBay Fake USB Flash Drives – MP Players – Counterfeit Ring

Posted by KittyFireFlash on February 23, 2009

SOSFakeFlash asks what is so special about 935 Choi Ping House at Choi Yuen Estate in Sheung Shui, N.T., Hong Kong? It is the place many fake usb flash drives and MP Players are mailed from to unsuspecting eBay members. The FrankenFlash Project has been monitoring for a long time.  Four ebay seller id’s all have something in common, a person by the name of Yu zhikang. The common eBay seller id’s are: fox.town, chaiching28, davidtam000, i.t.smart_electronic . There could be more id’s involved. The articles published so far:

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chaiching28 Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert Reissued – Hong Kong

Posted by KittyFireFlash on February 23, 2009

chaiching28 is an eBay seller of Counterfeit usb flash drives and MP Players. Operating from Hong Kong this seller has sold 1000’s of flash usb pendrives and MP Players. In October 2008 we issued an alert, in December 2008 we reissued it. chaiching28 seems determined to continue and beat the record for the longest time selling fakes on eBay – at the moment that record is still held by electronicbase663 aka szeho663 Ebay Grand Daddy of Fake Flash Seller Alert Hong Kong SOSFakeFlash also found this seller operating under two ids: chaiching28 – davidtam000 eBay Fake Flash Sellers Counterfeit ring but that is not all, more information is about to be released shortly!

Do you want to see the fake flash collection we have on file?

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pangoal Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert – China

Posted by KittyFireFlash on February 23, 2009

pangoal is an eBay seller of Counterfeit (Fake) Flash USB drives. Based in China is estimated to have sold over 275 fake flash usb drives so far. This seller appears to have a strange similarity to the now defunct fake flash eBay sellers: wusimz, mdongdisk119,lxmei98, dengkimz.

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come.to.bid.right.now Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert Deregistered – USA

Posted by KittyFireFlash on February 23, 2009

come.to.bid.right.now was an eBay seller of Counterfeit (Fake) Flash USB drives. Using a USA id, come.to.bid.right.now sold over 500+ flash usb drives. If you bought one from this seller, please test it immediately to ensure you received the advertised capacity. You risk data loss.

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SOSFakeFlash Investigating eBay Fake Flash Counterfeit Ring Operating In Hong Kong

Posted by KittyFireFlash on February 23, 2009

SOSFakeFlash is investigating a counterfeit Ring Operating in Hong Kong. To make connections between eBay seller id’s it is critical the fake flash victims on eBay send in the addresses of the sellers. Keep those envelopes! If you have been asked by a seller to return a fake flash item, send the address provided to SOSFakeFlashDrive@gmail.com.

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fox.town Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert – MP Players – Hong Kong

Posted by KittyFireFlash on February 23, 2009

fox.town is an eBay seller of Counterfeit (Fake) MP Players. Your fake MP Player is not 16GB but 2GB and you get to chose the colour of your fake, fox.town offers you over seven different colours! Based in Hong Kong fox.town certainly a fox. Why? SOSFakeFlash will be releasing the details shortly. This is one fox being chased by angry eBayers! Do not be deceived by this seller and whatever you do, do not leave postive feedback to get your refund!

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Review eBay Fake USB Flash Drives – MP Players – Memory Cards – What Can You Do?

Posted by KittyFireFlash on February 22, 2009

Did you buy a fake or counterfeit Memory Card, USB flash drive (penstick) or MP Player on eBay? Items advertised at: 2GB 4GB 8GB 16GB 32GB 64GB 32GB 64GB 120GB 128GB 240GB 260GB 360GB 500GB? Unbranded or counterfeits using the name of Sandisk, Kingston, Sony, Samsung just to name a few?

Did you lose data? Did you have to fight with eBay or PayPal or the seller or all of them to try and get a refund?

What can YOU do about it?

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PayPal How Long Do You Have To Claim For A Refund In Disputes? A Guide About PayPal From eBayer’s Experiences.

Posted by KittyFireFlash on February 22, 2009

Many people wonder how long they have to claim for a refund against a seller on eBay with PayPal. Can you reopen a claim if it has been closed on you by Paypal? How long is the investigation window by PayPal if enough claims come in? For victims of fake MP Players, Memory Cards and Usb Flash drives purchased on eBay – this is really important. SOSFakeFlash has put together a collection of articles – Guide to assist you. The information is not only useful to victims of fake flash acquistion on eBay, it is useful to anyone struggling with a claim against a seller. The information is based on 10 months of study and assisting victims.

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