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Singapore eBay Fake Flash Memory Sellers Are Now Using This Country To Ship False Capacity USB Flash Drives, MP3 MP4 Players And Memory Cards. SOSFakeFlash Requests Your Help!

Posted by KittyFireFlash on December 2, 2009

eBay sellers based in China and Hong Kong who engage in fraud are now using Singapore to ship out their false capacity USB flash drives, MP3 MP4 Players and memory cards.

SOSFakeFlash is not certain why Singapore is being used as the new shipping location. Examination of countries visiting SOSFakeFlash reveals that both China and Singapore are accounting for approximately 30% of visits. This is odd. No one from China or Singapore has reported a fake flash memory item purchased on eBay recently.

Obviously we have a new reader audience and we don’t think they are victims of fake flash memory items purchased. You can draw your own conclusions. We have noticed a lot of eBayers complaining about not receiving their fake flash memory items (items we already have on file). It appears that authorities in China, specifically Hong Kong may be inspecting mail and out going shipments, impounding items for fake flash sellers reported at SOSFakeFlash. It would explain why a lot of victims are reporting a Singapore shipping address instead of the traditional Hong Kong address.

We ask that everyone make sure to send in the address for their fake flash seller as listed on envelopes so we can record in the database. Some buyers are reporting that eBay sellers are not writing a return address in a attempt to evade detection or information being collected on them. Well they can’t completely evade. To send there must be stamps or a postal stamp of sending location. If you don’t have full addressing information, send in the origin of the stamps or postal stamp. Mail can not be sent without a place of origin.

If you file a dispute with paypal they have to give you an address. If it is incomplete (often the case for experienced fake flash memory sellers) immediately report the problem to paypal and eBay. They need to know and if they have incomplete information it shows how irresponsible they are. Challenge them.

Some victims believe that there are only 45 days to file a dispute with paypal. Not true. There are 180 days for Paypal to raise an investigation. The key to a refund is to refuse to be frauded or accept “No” as the answer. Read: Trouble With A PayPal Claim? Filed A Dispute? Useful Information.

Other victims who will not let the matter rest with eBay get what is called a “Complimentary” refund from eBay. It is insulting. It implies eBay is doing you a special favor. Nothing is further from the truth. It is hush money, get lost and forget about the problem money. Hold them accountable. If they give you the money fine, but contact other victims for your seller to rescue them and increase the pressure on eBay, PayPal and fake flash memory seller. Enjoy it! Let them feel your pain and hear your voice against fraud!

SOSFakeFlash is currently deep in investigations. It is hard to keep up. We are happy to report that has agreed to help us out. They will be publishing mini alerts against fake flash sellers being reported to us while we probe more deeply on other issues.

The counterfeit ring on eBay we called “Kaki Bukit” is growing! The address is:

30 kaki buldt rd 3
#06-03/04 empire techno ctr

It could change soon. Those who fraud try to evade us at SOSFakeFlash. We need your help! Please send in the addresses you have for an eBay fake flash memory seller.

If you are a victim, the best way you can help is to warn other eBay members! Read: How To Warn Others On eBay As A Fake Flash Angel – Fight Back Against Fake MP Players, Memory Cards, USB Flash Drives – A Guide


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If You Are Warning Fellow eBay Members About Fake Flash Memory Sellers On Ebay

Posted by KittyFireFlash on December 2, 2009

If you are warning eBay members about your fake flash seller(s) or those documented at SOSFakeFlash as an independent Fake Flash Angel, please assist us by making things easier to document and record. It is a struggle to keep up- we receive a lot of information that is incomplete.

Do you know what happens to incomplete information? It goes into a “To Be Investigated” Folder. The problem is, we don’t have the time and we never get around to it. There are just too many fake flash sellers on the loose. Some eBay sellers can unleash as many as 2000+ fake flash memory items in a period of a few weeks.

So how can you help us?

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