Warning KINGSTON DT200 DATA TRAVELER 128 GB USB FLASH DRIVE eBay Fakes – A Guide
Posted by KittyFireFlash on August 9, 2010
The best price for Kingston Datatravel DT200 flash drives on eBay, do you want to know? SOSFakeFlash has published a lot of information on Kingston Technologies usb flash drives. Unfortunately the news is not very good. If you buy any Kingston flash memory items on eBay you are asking for heart ache. You chances of buying a genuine capacity flash memory item are very slim.
In January 2009, SOSFakeFlash published a Guide on Kingston Warning KINGSTON DataTraveler 100 USB Flash Drive 128GB Appearing For Sale On The Internet. The article exposes a lot of the sources for fake capacity.
Things haven’t changed a lot, only the models have. For example eBay seller arielk53 is offering Kingston DT200 128 Gb for only $99 US. This seller is based In the Israel.
Do you believe you can buy a DT200 128 GB for only $99 US? Or for as little as $20 US? If you think you can, you need to read the rest of this guide and fast!
It really doesn’t matter which country. Your best bargain for a DT200/128GB on eBay is from a seller registered in China, Hong Kong, or Singapore. You will of course by a fake, a usb flash drive that looks like a DT200 but will have a tiny memory chip inside. You will find sellers in Europe and the United States offering the same fakes, but at a much higher price.
The black market in Kingston DT200 usb flash drives continues to grow. eBay is struggling to keep up with these sellers. Every day they suspend sellers and remove listings. Unfortunately, most of these fraudulent sellers have sold hundreds if not thousands by the time eBay removes them. eBay members continue to pay the price. Why? Because they do not understand the genuine prices for DT200’s. They run to eBay in search of a bargain. However the only thing they will receive is a fake and the misery of trying to get a refund. Many lose important data they can not replace.
If you bought a DT200 Kingston usb flash drive you need to test it immediately to check out and verify it’s real capacity!
Read: H2testw 1.4 – Gold Standard In Detecting USB Counterfeit Drives to learn how and find the software download links. H2testw 1.4 is free and it is a stand alone program. 96% of readers find the article very helpful according to the poll. It is your best weapon and tool to discovering how much capacity you really have on your usb flash drive and if it is really safe to use and store data on.
If you bought a fake, false capacity you should report in to SOSFakeFlash. It is important as we publish on sellers who sold false capacity. It lets us warn the general public and it cuts down on the fraud. See the Report A Fake Tab.
We recommend you read the following articles if you bought a DT200 Kingston USB Flash drive from eBay or any other internet source:
- Kingston USB Flash Drives. How To Check You Have A Genuine One And Not A Counterfeit – Easy Guide. Kingston Technologies Fighting To Protect Consumers And Itself From Counterfeits.
- eBay Erasing Evidence Of Fraud – Protection Of Fake Memory Sellers Increasing. DT200/128GB Kingston DataTraveler Fakes Continue To Be Sold On eBay.
- Kingston Technologies Under Attack From Fake Flash Memory Seller Piranhas In The Orient. DT200 Counterfeits 8GB 16GB 32GB Flood Global Market.
- Current Prices For Genuine Kingston DataTraveler 200 128GB USB2.0 Flash Drives DT200/128GB And For Fakes – A Guide
- Buying A Kingston DataTraveler DT200 128GB Flash Drive On eBay? What You See Might Not Be What You Receive. Have a look.