Toward A Fake Flash Drive Free World – No More Counterfeits – No More Data Loss

Archive for October 15th, 2010

PayPal Refunds – Counterfeit Items Policy Change Nov 01 2010. What Does This Mean For Fake Flash Memory? MP Players, USB Flash Drives, Memory Cards? Hacked Memory Awareness Growing.

Posted by KittyFireFlash on October 15, 2010

It’s no secret many consumers have been frauded with purchases of fake flash memory items on eBay and internet sites. Frequently buyers and resellers purchase with PayPal. Attempting to get a refund from PayPal has been a nightmare for some. Often buyers are ordered to return the items to the fake flash memory seller, or lose their claim. The problem is, for fake and counterfeit items, it is usually illegal to use the postal system to send or receive these items. All this is changing. Read the rest of this entry »


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DT200/256GB Does Not Exist. Kingston Technologies Never Made A DT200 In 256 GB Capacity! You can Find This DT200 Counterfeit On snow goose zhang Flash Memory Seller – Warning Test Immediately!

Posted by KittyFireFlash on October 15, 2010

If you bought a flash memory item from seller snow goose zhang seller you are advised to test item(s) immediately for advertised capacity. Read: H2testw 1.4 – Gold Standard In Detecting USB Counterfeit Drives

If your memory item fails testing post a comment on our Report A Fake Tab. Make sure you mention your seller was on aliexpress in your comment. You can also document by sending information to

Never use any flash memory item without testing for capacity. If you purchased a fake you could lose your files and data. Please read: Why Is Fake Flash Memory So Dangerous?

For a catalogue of common fakes, please see FlashDriveFacts. Scroll down on the left menu bar to see the categories. SOSFakeFlash has a very long list of eBay sellers who sold fake capacity flash memory. You can view them by country on the left menu bar in categories.

FakeMemorySentinel also issues internet warnings. If you are an eBay seller, please do not try to resell fake flash memory on eBay. If you do, you will be suspended by eBay and your buyers will report you. SOSFakeFlash has a zero tolerance policy.

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Kingston read:

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.


DT200 256GB – New Capacity Offered By Kingston Technologies. DT200 Now Comes in 256 GB Or Does it?


Kingston DT200 Offers New Capacity – 1TB USB Flash Memory Stick. The Biggest Capacity For A USB Flash Drive Is Available From Wholesale Cost For DT200 Is Not Expensive, It Is Cheap. Profit From Selling Upgraded Flash Memory.

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.

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qasim12345 Ebay Fake Flash Memory Seller Alert – United Kingdom. eBay And SOSFakeFlash, The Duel Continues! Operation FakeFlashStorm.

Posted by KittyFireFlash on October 15, 2010

qasim12345 is an eBay seller of Counterfeit (Fake hacked – false capacity memory) memory cards. Registered in the United Kingdom, qasim12345 sold fake SANDISK 32GB MICRO SD CARD WITH ADAPTER NEW.

qasim12345 withdrew his listings and according to a victim, refunded. It was believed qasim12345 was a victim seller. Read: eBay Sellers Can Be Victims – How Does This Happen?

To eBay seller qasim12345’s credit, he refunded and apologized. qasim12345 deregistered from eBay. A member since 2008, almost all internet traces on this id have vanished.

How did this happen so quickly? eBay races to remove information as fast as they can from the internet and members of the FrankenFlash project do their level best to match them by capturing the information. You, the frauded buyers assist us with all the information you send in.

Ever since we announced:

SOSFakeFlash Announces Operation Fake Flash Storm Against eBay. Objective? Demonstrate How Widespread Selling Of False Capacity Flash Memory. USB Flash Drives. Memory Cards. MP Players.

eBay attempts to fight new ways, to block the flow of information for fake flash memory items sold on eBay. Fortunately, it is not succeeding, mostly because of you, the buyers.

The fight to protect consumers from fake flash memory purchases on eBay continues……

At SOSFakeFlash we tend to agree with buyers that qasim12345 was a victim seller, but why run? Unfortunately honest sellers do not run, they face the music and accept their mistake. Did you know that victim sellers helped to found SOSFakeFlash?

Anyone who wishes to sell mp players, memory cards or usb flash drives on eBay had better do their homework first. Research their product, learn about the current market prices for flash memory chips and ensure they test their products to ensure they have not been deceived.

SOSFakeFlash’s zero tolerance policy remains. There is no favoritism. A Western eBay seller will be documented and published just as easily as an eBay seller based in Asia.


SanDisk: Contact Technical Support for assistence.

Important Notice To eBay members:

Do not accept any 45 day window limitation from eBay. eBay is very much aware of the problem for fake flash memory cards, usb flash drives and MP Players. Read: eBay Flash Memory Fraud Continues. 8 Years later, eBay Continues Cover Up For Fraudulent Asian Sellers. 8GB 16GB 32GB 64GB 128GB 256GB Advertised Capacity = 4GB Real Capacity Or Less eBay has absolutely no excuse. You will find just how many sellers have been documented by SOSFakeFlash by checking our lists.

Questions? Please read:

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.

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

MickeyFightingBackDon’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. See what we have on file.

Do a good deed, warn other eBay buyers of fake flash. Help rescue them. Check positive feedback for a fake flash seller and send messages to warn. Just state facts, ask them to test. You can only send up to 5 messages a day. Save another person from a fake flash nightmare and potential data loss.

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

Please read and vote: How Do You Alter Flash Memory Chips To Lie About Their Real Capacity – Do You Want To Know More? Your input as a victim is required.

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:

A Victim’s insight: ebidetrade001 Ebay Fake Flash Seller High Alert Devious – Hong Kong

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:

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