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xprodeal Ebay Members Battle Fake Flash Memory Seller Using Private Auction Listings. A Long History Of Fraud. eBay Looks The Other Way.

Posted by KittyFireFlash on January 16, 2010

xprodeal is an eBay seller of Counterfeit (Fake – false capacity memory) Flash USB drives, MPx Players,SD SDHC Memory Cards. Registered in China, xprodeal belongs to the Chen Haijian counterfeit ring operating on eBay. The ids in this ring identified so far by SOSFakeFlash are: bid2buying, fleabase, getwowprice, greatwallseller, showwhat, xoldskool, xprodeal.

Read: Global Report – eBay Fake Memory 2008 – 2009

The first report of a fake arrived at SOSFakeFlash on April 23rd, 2008. In May SOSFakeFlash released: xprodeal Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert – China

The seller continued to fraud. Not enough people made the effort to warn other buyers. This time eBay members are taking action. Join the battle to shut this powerseller down. Contact buyers who left positive feedback where the eBay item is listed as private – it is hiding a fake flash memory sale. Warn them to test. Have they march to PayPal to file a dispute. A person who leaves positive feedback can do follow up feedback to show the real truth about their purchase. Make sure to leave SOSFakeFlash in feedback, it helps others to find us.

To shut down a powerseller requires that eBay members each do their part as an individual and a group. Fake Flash Memory sellers on eBay fear this, eBay doesn’t like it, neither does PayPal but victims do!

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Questions?

Please read this report: Fake Flash Memory On Ebay Escalates. SOSFakeFlash Status Report 20091031. Fake Memory Cards, MP3 MP4 Players, USB Flash Drive PenSticks. How To Fight Against Fraud.

First time victim? Please read this article, see what fake flash memory sellers do when not enough buyers fight back: international-distributing Ebay Flash Memory Seller – An Experiment In Selling True Capacity? The History Behind international-distributing ID On eBay. A Very Dark Past. Also read: If You left Positive Feed Back For A Fake Flash Memory Seller. Can You Change It?

Please read:How Can You Spot Fake Flash Memory Chips? What Is the Key Factor That Determines If MP3 MP4 Players, USB Flash Drives Or Memory Cards Are Fake Capacity? Don’t forget to answer the questions. We need your data!

 

FakeFlashSellers01 Don’t forget to leave the calling card of “SOSFakeFlash ” and “H2testw” in your feedback to help others. Do not change your feedback to get a refund – you will only create more victims.

 

Do a good deed. Warn other eBay buyers of fake flash. Save another person from a a fake flash nightmare and potential data loss. Read: How Contacting eBay Buyers OF Fake Memory Purchases Saves Others – A Victim’s Thank You!

How To Warn Others On eBay As A Fake Flash Angel – Fight Back Against Fake MP Players, Memory Cards, USB Flash Drives – A Guide

RescueEbayFakeFlashVictims

Please test your device to ensure you have the advertised capacity with H2testw to ensure you have the advertised capacity. Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.

Did You Leave Positive Feedback For A Fake Flash Seller Of MP Players, Memory Cards Or USB Flash Drives Purchased On eBay?

To understand about Fake Flash Sellers Read:

Victim consumer education on nand flash storage chips:

Want to know the bid prices eBay victims paid for fake MP Players. Read: MP Players On Ebay – Current Prices For Cheap Fake 2GB 4GB 8GB 16GB 32 GB SOSFakeFlash’s Report it includes Q2, 2009!

Important Reading:

To see xprodeal’s negative feedback Please Click Here

January 14th, 2010 – we have 26 eBay listings confirmed fake.

The models sold under the eBay seller xprodeal 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 items from xprodeal, you should test immediately with the software H2testw 1.4 . Do not store any important information until you can confirm you have the advertised capacity (minus formatting overhead).

Should your device not report the true advertised capacity:

  1. Immediately attempt to move any data you have stored on it 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 xprodeal
  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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9 Responses to “xprodeal Ebay Members Battle Fake Flash Memory Seller Using Private Auction Listings. A Long History Of Fraud. eBay Looks The Other Way.”

  1. KittyFireFlash said

    xprodeal

    Addresses:

    404 ErQi4Dong
    BianJianYiDaYuan
    NANHULU LUOHUQU
    SHENZHEN GUANGDONGSHENG CHINA
    zip code:518000

    Bzuo 3104 Jianingna Guangchang
    Jiabin Lu Luohu Qu Shenzhen
    Guangdong China

    Member of the Chen Haijian counterfeit ring on eBay:

    bid2buying
    fleabase
    getwowprice
    greatwallseller
    showwhat
    xoldskool
    xprodeal

  2. Susan said

    xprodeal continues to list. How can we stop him? ebay must be aware. Please reply.

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  4. TechChips said

    Susan, by organizing. eBay will not do anything. Sellers are removed by buyers.

  5. Victims of xprodeal are advised to report into to sosfakeflash immediately.

    Use the report a fake from the menu bar.

  6. fgin said

    I have just got bitten by this moron, tested the card using H2testw and see clearly that it is a fake card. See results copied below;

    The media is likely to be defective.
    1.8 GByte OK (3978960 sectors)
    29.3 GByte DATA LOST (61514032 sectors)
    Details:29.3 GByte overwritten (61514032 sectors)
    0 KByte slightly changed (< 8 bit/sector, 0 sectors)
    0 KByte corrupted (0 sectors)
    8 MByte aliased memory (16384 sectors)
    First error at offset: 0x0000000078eda000
    Expected: 0x0000000078eda000
    Found: 0x00000007ce6da000
    H2testw version 1.3
    Reading speed: 9.35 MByte/s
    H2testw v1.4

    D

  7. derek said

    I also got a fake card from this seller… his account is no longer active though so thats a good thing!

    The astounding thing from ebay resolution centre (even though I got a refund) was this –

    Final decision:
    Neither you nor the seller were found to be at fault.
    eBay Customer Support comments:
    “You will be issued a refund.”

    You can see how seriously this fraud is being taken when a decision such as this is being taken!!

  8. mel said

    i bought a mp3 player from them and it was broken when i got it so i returned it in january and heard nothing back so ive lost 45 dollars thanks for warning us notgood enough

  9. KittyFireFlash said

    Hi Mel,

    Not good enough, meaning eBay refusing to address the situation or not good enough, our warning people?

    Hope the “not good enough” isn’t referring to SOSFakeFlash.

    Buyers not too long ago united to drive xprodeal into a suspension. They worked very hard and stopped him from selling under that id.

    Sadly you won’t hear from xprosteal. We warn people all the time to never return these items. They will just be send to someone else and unfortunately the original buyer victim usually loses a) item b)money.

    If a seller appears at this site, becareful. We issue alerts for a reason, to warn people and help them deal with their scam artist.

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