Flash Memory Fraud eBay China Exposed. Cheap Prices Cloud Buyer Judgement. Your SOSFakeFlash Lesson Part 4. Have You Been Scammed On eBay?
Posted by KittyFireFlash on March 9, 2012
Why do people get fake flash memory capacity when they buy on eBay, is it the cheap prices that cloud their judgment? A lot of people do not have sympathy for buyers of fake flash memory on eBay, do you know why? It is the unbelievable cheap prices for buy now listings. The prices scream, shout fake and scam, yet there are people who bid and buy. It is hard to believe but everyday eBay sellers in China list, and every day there are eBay buyers who jump at the chance to buy the fakes. Only they end up with a shocking discovery once the item(s) finally arrive in the post.
If you bought a flash memory item from Chinese eBay sellers you are advised to test item(s) immediately for advertised capacity. You may have purchased a fake flash memory product. H2testw is the software to test true capacity for flash memory. It is used to test memory cards, mp players and usb flash drives. It is free to use and download. A linux alternative to H2testw also exists. To understand what H2testw does and download read: H2testw 1.4 – Gold Standard In Detecting USB Counterfeit Drives
If your memory item fails testing report immediately to SOSFakeFlash . If your eBay seller is deregistered from eBay, it is urgent you report in to SOSFakeFlash. If you do not, they will not be able to investigate and to record in their database to publish an offical alert listing all items sold. eBay is suspending fake flash memory sellers to avoid buyers leaving feedback or recording the truth.
Never use any flash memory item without testing for capacity. If you purchased a fake you could lose your files and data. Read: Why Is Fake Flash Memory So Dangerous?
Please see Validation Memory links for brand names and flash nand memory chip decoding. Reminder, Gb is Gigabits, not Gigabytes. 8 bits is 1 byte. You must divide by 8, if manufacturer lists size as Gb. Exercise care in disassembly of your item to decode.
If you need help and information on eBay read:
Changing Trends In The Sale Of Fake Memory On eBay For USB Flash Drives, Memory Cards And MP Players. SOSFakeFlash Advises Do Not Buy From eBay Sellers With Low FeedBack Scores. Avoid Sellers with Scores Under 300+ To Protect Yourself From Potential Fraud. Learn Why.
Check your eBay Sellers feedback, type in the id: http://toolhaus.org/cgi-bin/negs
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ruanyurong – China
64GB SDXC MEMORY CARD FOR PANASONIC HDC-TM900 Transcend 64G SDXC $18.88 US
SANDISK SD HC SDHC 32GB 32G 32 G GB FLASH MEMORY CARD $14.20 US
Kingmax 32GB 32G Flash Card SDHC SD Waterproof Class 10 $14.66 US
KINGSTON SD HC SDHC C4 32GB 32G 32 G GB FLASH MEMORY $14.32 US
8GB 8G MicroSD Micro SD TF Memory Card+Adapter $5.88 US
Transcend 133X Compact Flash 32GB 32G 32 G GB CF 32GB Memory $14.88 US
New USB 2.0 256GB Flash Memory Pen Stick Thumb Drive $16.98 US
SanDisk: Contact Technical Support for assistence. To report confirmed fakes (counterfeits), you can send an email to email@example.com with the seller id and ebay items numbers attention SanDisk B.P. Director.
eBay Protecting Buyers For Fake Memory Cards? Nothing Is Further From The Truth! The Deception Continues. Internet News Releases On Fake Flash Memory Often Weak And Afraid To Speak The Real Truth On The Flash Memory Scam Crises. FrankenFlash Project Fights Back And Exposes The Fraud With Help Of Frauded Buyers – The Power? Victims Of Fraud Who Document And Fight Back. An Interesting Report On SanDisk
See this video by officerdown.
Fake Sandisk SD card from China
He compares a genuine Sandisk SD card with a fake from China along with a generic SD memory card. Includes camera shot rate comparision and what happens if you have a fake. Is this happening to you?