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1sky1dream Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert Deregistered – Hong Kong

Posted by KittyFireFlash on November 29, 2008

1sky1dream was a seller of counterfeit flash drives on eBay and has deregistered from eBay. SOSFakeFlash has 11 different flash drive models on file, ranging from 512MB to 32GB. If you bought a flash drive from this seller you are at risk of data loss.

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guliaholder Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert – 64GB Pen Drives – UK

Posted by KittyFireFlash on November 29, 2008

guliaholder had been identified as eBay seller of Counterfeit USB Flash drives. Based in the UK, this seller sold a classic fake flash drive advertised at 64Gb. The true capacity of the drive has been tested to be only 1 GB.

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i.c.distribution Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert – Hong Kong

Posted by KittyFireFlash on November 29, 2008

i.c.distribution is an eBay seller of Counterfeit flash drives. Based in Hong Kong, this seller sold two 16GB usb flash drives. Reported to SOSFakeFlash in early November, 2008 – research of the sellers feedback indicates that he has sold counterfeit flash drives as far back as November 2007. This seller engages in hit and run behavior, dumping many counterfeit drives and then not listing any. When the coast is clear and score not damaged by eBayers discovering they have purchased fakes, this seller will once again unleash a new round of fake flash drives on unsuspecting members.

If you bought a usb flash drive from i.c.distribution you are at risk of data loss.

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diaoweifeng2008 Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert – Deregisters – China

Posted by KittyFireFlash on November 12, 2008

diaoweifeng2008 was a seller of counterfeit flash drives on eBay – this seller id was designed to “Hit and Run” in selling counterfeit flash drives. Based in China diaoweifeng2008 appeared on eBay September 21, 2008 and disappeared on November 9th, 2008. In three short weeks almost 950 fake flash drives(8GB and 16GB) were dumped on unsuspecting buyers around the world. All 16GB models were hidden behind private auction listings – a violation of eBay’s intent for this listing type.

diaoweifeng2008 has demonstrated how easy it is to get around eBay and PayPal. It also sends a message from this region of the world that they don’t take eBay seriously. eBay will be their pipeline to distribute fake flash around the world and rake in profit. eBay not clever. They very much clever.

Fake flash sellers adapt quickly to any attempts by eBay or anybody else to stop them. Exploiting the weaknesses that exist in eBay they have send of plague of fake flash and data loss around the world. diaoweifeng2008 has demonstated this all too well.

If you bought a drive from diaoweifeng2008, you can still claim.

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fukkee Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert – Hong Kong

Posted by KittyFireFlash on November 12, 2008

fukkee is an eBay seller of Counterfeit Flash USB drives. Based in Hong Kong this seller has cleverly built his postive feedback by selling covers for Ipod and iphones at prices of 01 to .30 to boost postive feedback ratings. The big ticket item is fake flash drives. Worse still, is fukkee’s attempts to hide his fake flash merchandise from being found out, abusing eBay’s intent for private auctions. fukkee has now been detected and confirmed as a fake flash seller.

If you bought a drive from this seller, please test it immediately and do not store important data until you can confirm that you have the true advertised capacity – you are at risk of data loss.

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Ebay Fake Flash Guides – PayPal – Attempts to Silence the Truth

Posted by KittyFireFlash on November 2, 2008

The FrankenFlash Project, eBayers Against False Capacity Flash and SOSFakeFlash have been investigating the fake flash issue since May 2008. Attempts are being make to shut down the project as we are getting too close to the truth. We have the information everyone is searching for and needs.

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xiaotian_abc Ebay Fake Flash Seller Alert – China

Posted by KittyFireFlash on November 2, 2008

xiaotian_abc is an eBay seller of Counterfeit Flash Devices. Based in China, this fraudulent seller sold bad handsets to local eBayers in 2007. He switched to selling to Europe and the UK in September 2008. In the period of September 7th to November 1st, 2008 approximately 1500 flash items have been sold by this seller – memory cards and usb pensticks in the 8GB and 16GB advertised capacity range. On September 30th, 2008 to hide his fake flash selling xiaotian_abc switched to private auction listings – in clear violation of eBay’s intent for this auction category. For the few non counterfeit items he sold, public auctions remained in effect.

There is absolutely no doubt about the guilt of this counterfeit seller. It is also believed that this seller operates under different ids. If you have bought any fake flash device – please test immediately – you are at risk of data loss. One eBayer has managed to restore a fake 8GB drive to it’s original size of 1 GB.

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Alert – Loongbays – Ebay Fake Flash Seller

Posted by KittyFireFlash on October 31, 2008

Loongbays has been identified as an eBay seller of Counterfeit flash drives. He sold two models of 32GB flash drives. SOSFakeFlash has one of them investigated and confirmed. This Hong Kong based seller when reports of fakes started to come in, switched to private auctions to avoid further detection. This is a violation of eBay’s intent for private auctions. Search this site to understand how diabolical a private auction is. Guilt is clear. Test any drive you brought from this seller.

If you are a victim of a private auction by seller of fake flash, make sure to describe that it was a 32GB flash drive and put in the ebay item number so others can see the listing.

Report in to us with your fake flash confirmation. See report a fake for details.

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Alert – peace.place – Ebay Fake Flash Seller

Posted by KittyFireFlash on October 31, 2008

peace.place has been identified as an eBay seller of Counterfeit flash drives. Based in Hong Kong this seller Powerseller sold fake flash in 16GB and 32GB. He was sneaky to build up his postive feedback to deceive buyers. How? Sell very very cheap key fobs. This seller began listing fake flash at the end of August 2008 and has been busy enjoying his profits. He is only now being found out. Test your drive! Leave negative feedback immediately! Don’t let him slither away from investigation by eBay and PayPal. There is nothing “peaceful” about fake flash!

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Alert – mp4tech2008 – Ebay Fake Flash Seller – MP Players

Posted by KittyFireFlash on October 31, 2008

mp4tech2008 has been identified as an eBay seller of Counterfeit MP Players. Based in Hong Kong, this seller sold fake MP Players. SOSFakeFlash has a 4GB model investigated and confirmed as fake. Do not store any music files on a Player bought from this seller until you can confirm the advertised capacity to avoid losing your music files.

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Alert – gtim45378 – Ebay Fake Flash Seller

Posted by KittyFireFlash on October 31, 2008

gtim45378 is an eBay seller of Counterfeit flash drives. This fake flash seller based in Hong Kong sold sold 4Gb, 8GB and 32GB models. First investigated fake – July 2008. First recorded fake in eBay feedback dates back to April, 2008. This fake flash seller is estimated to have sold 1000’s of fake flash drives. If you bought a flash drive from this seller do not store any data on the drive until you have tested and can confirm the advertised capacity. You are at risk of data loss.

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Alert – cymemory – Ebay Fake Flash Seller

Posted by KittyFireFlash on October 30, 2008

cymemory has been identified as an eBay seller of Counterfeit flash drives. Based in Hong Kong this fake flash seller listed 7 models, 1 in 8GB and 6 in 32GB Models. The first Documented fake by SOSFakeFlash was in mid September 2008 – all are 32GB models. Examination of negative feedback indicates seller fakes goes back to August 2008, possibily July 2008. If you bought a flash device from this seller, do not store any data on it until you test and confirm you have the advertised capacity. Failure to do so places you at risk of data loss and corruption.

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Alert – leadingstore – Ebay Fake Flash Seller

Posted by KittyFireFlash on October 30, 2008

leadingstore is an eBay seller of Counterfeit flash drives. Based in China this fake flash eBay power seller – sold 16GB flash drives. SOSFakeFlash as investigated all three models and they are indeed fakes. If you bought a drive from this seller – expect data corruption and tears. Do not store any data on the drives, test! File claims and make sure to give eBay a piece of your mind!

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Alert – pc_exports – Ebay Fake Flash Seller

Posted by KittyFireFlash on October 30, 2008

pc_exports has been identified as an eBay seller of Counterfeit flash drives. Based in Hong Kong, this fake flash seller sold 16GB drives. If you bought one you are at risk for data loss. Please test the drive to confirm the true capacity before using.

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Alert – calltimtim – Ebay Fake Flash Seller

Posted by KittyFireFlash on October 30, 2008

calltimtim has been identified as an eBay seller of Counterfeit flash drives. Based in China, the first report against this powerseller can came to SOSFakeFlash in July 2008. This seller sold fake 32GB flash drives. There is also an indication in negative and neutral feedback that memory cards from this seller are fake as well. If you bought any flash drive from this seller, do not use unless you have tested and confirm the advertised capacity.

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Alert – usbexport – Ebay Fake Flash Seller – Memory Cards

Posted by KittyFireFlash on October 29, 2008

usbexport has been identified as an eBay seller of Counterfeit flash memory cards. Based in China this fake flash seller sold 8GB memory cards. If you bought one please test before using to confirm the advertised capacity – otherwise you are at risk to lose your photos.

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Alert – yuanhuayh – Ebay Fake Flash Seller – MP Players

Posted by KittyFireFlash on October 29, 2008

yuanhuayh has been identified as an eBay seller of Counterfeit MP Players. Do not use a player bought from this powerseller based in China. You are at risk to loss your music files. Please test to confirm the true advertised capacity and make sure you have a back up of your MP files stored in another location.

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Alert – i.t.smart_electronic – Ebay Fake Flash Seller

Posted by KittyFireFlash on October 29, 2008

i.t.smart_electronic is an eBay seller of Counterfeit flash drives. 32GB fake was his offering. Based in Hong Kong, this powerseller decide to try out the joy of fake flash profit in September and October 2008.

Don’t expect eBay to come knocking on your eBay message door warning you that you are at risk of data corruption. eBay has quietly swept this fake flash seller’s doings from sight. After all, why get rid of a cash cow that sold soured milk? Better to hide in the barn until the fuss dies down.

If you bought one of the 32GB flash drives – do not store data on it! Test it! We have this drive for you to inspect.

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