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

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:

To see qasim12345 ‘s negative feedback Please Click Here

October 14th, 2010 – we have 1 eBay listings confirmed fake.

The models sold under the eBay seller qasim12345 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 qasim12345 , 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:

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 qasim12345
  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:

on your correspondence.


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