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thelord786 Ebay Fake Flash Memory Seller Alert – United Kingdom. An Interesting Fake Flash eBay Memory Listing Tale For The Kingston DT310 DataTraveler USB Flash Drive.

Posted by KittyFireFlash on January 26, 2012

thelord786 is an eBay seller of Counterfeit (Fake hacked – false capacity memory) DT310 USB Flash drives. Registered in the United Kingdom thelord786 sold fake DT310 Kingston USB Flash Drives.

FakeMemorySentinel published: United Kingdom Kingston DT310 eBay Flash Memory Sellers gooner47red – bigplums2000 – thelord786 – bizwhizz11 – deals_07 – Test Immediately To Verify Advertised Capacity. Please Avoid Fake Memory Products!

thelord786 understood the real retail costs for DT310 256GB flash drives. It is in the listing description he used. Original Kingston Packaging? Warning about retail prices? Brand new and boxed? A counterfeit and a fake is just that. Dressing up listings does not absolve sellers from fake flash memory selling, even if they think it does. If thelord786 had bothered to validate one of these DT310’s with Kingston he would have discovered the truth. Or did he? Over 60 eBay buyers were impacted by thelord786.

thelord786’s listing description?

thelord786 Description

Kingston 256GB DataTraveler 310 USB Pen Flash Drive

Brand New and Boxed

Works with Vista, XP, Windows 2000, Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.3, Linux 2.6

NB- THIS ITEM IS SOLD AS SEEN. IT IS BOXED IN ORIGINAL KINGSTON PACKAGING HOWEVER I CANNOT GUARANTEE THE ITEM WILL GIVE YOU 256GB OF STORAGE. THERE ARE MANY OF THESE ON EBAY AND THE SELLER DOES NOT MAKE YOU AWARE OF THIS CRUCIAL FACT. THESE DRIVES RETAIL AT £480, NOT £30 SO PLEASE BEAR IN MIND WHEN BIDDING. IF YOU DO IN FACT GET 256GB THEN YOU HAVE SAVED YOURSELF £450!

Draw your own conclusions.

In February 2011, at the time fake flash memory inspectors captured one of thelord786’s listings over 60 fake DT310 usb flash drives had been sold at £29.99.

thelord786 Sold

You should be aware readers, many sellers discover they have purchased a fake flash memory inventory from Asian wholesale sites. Rather than take their source to court, they chose clever ways of listing the items on eBay. Over the years some of the marketing for listings have include “Defective”, “For Parts Only”, just to name a few in descriptions for fakes. Recently a few sellers, are advertising them as “Jokes” as for fun to play a prank on someone. A Prank that includes losing data files is not funny, it is not a prank, it is malicious.

In any case, advertising a DT310 256GB Kingston DataTraveler usb flash drive on eBay, not living up to the capacity that Kingston Offers is more than unethical. Kingston Technologies immediately accepts returns should a product not live up to the advertised capacity – their reputation is at stake. Their quality for flash memory legenary. There is one little exception…. if the item is a counterfeit, not made by Kingston.

It is easy to validate Kingston DataTraveler usb flash drives. Each one has a unique serial number engraved on the usb flash drive connector tip.

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Kingston 256GB DataTraveler 310 USB Pen Flash Drive

Important Notice To eBay members:

1. Do not accept any 45 day window limitation from eBay. eBay is aware of the problem for fake flash memory cards, usb flash drives and MP Players. eBay has absolutely no excuse. You will find just how many sellers have been documented by SOSFakeFlash by checking our lists.

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.

Who Do You Report Fake Flash Memory Purchased On eBay First? eBay Or SOSFakeFlash? Understand The Truth And Your Part In Fraud Memory Fraud.

2. Do not return fake memory to sellers. You do not have to. File your dispute.

Read: 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.

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  • 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. Please send any addressing information you have on the seller, this information is important.

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See this video by By OutlawedMedia on DT310 Kingston DataTraveler Fakes.

Exposing Fake/Counterfeit USB Drive!

See what a fake counterfeit DT310 usb flash drive looks like for yourself. OutlawedMedia opens it up for you to see what is really inside!

Can You Fix Fake DT310 USB Flash Drives?

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.

Kingston Technologies Offers Help To eBay Victims Frauded With Counterfeit Flash Memory

Report On Fake DT310 Kingston DataTraveler USB Flash Drives. eBay Seller 1958vardy And The Fake DT310 – No Returns. Counterfeit 310 DT310/256GB Flash Memory Continue To Flood eBay. Cheap. Consumers Frauded With Fake Upgraded Flash Memory. Fraud Warning. Beware Of Sellers Who Refuse To Stand Behind The Advertised Capacity Of Flash Memory Size.

Kingston DataTraveler 310 DT310/256GB Fake USB Flash Drives Flooding eBay! Fraud Warning.

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