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Did You Buy A Kingston Flash Memory Fake On eBay? A Counterfeit?

Posted by KittyFireFlash on October 23, 2010

Kingston usb flash drive fakes and memory cards are really hot on eBay! Everyday, new listings and new victims. Did you discover the truth and raise a dispute on eBay to get your money back? Is eBay trying to prevent you from getting a refund by making you Prove it was a Kingston counterfeit?

Read FlashChipDirector’s Kingston Technologies Offers Help To eBay Victims Frauded With Counterfeit Flash Memory. You will learn what you need to know and how you can get help.

Our advice? Please do not buy any Kingston usb flash drives or memory cards on eBay. Especially DT150 DT200 D300 DT310 usb pen sticks. Watch out for 32GB advertised capacity in memory cards. Asian sellers are always suspect, but watch out for Western sellers on eBay, they are growing in number! If you did buy and eBay is giving you a hard time, read the article!

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Notice To EBay Members Frauded By Fake Mp Players, Usb Flash Drives, Memory Cards. Advertised Capacity Of 8GB 16GB 32GB 63GB 128GB 256GB.

Posted by KittyFireFlash on October 9, 2010

If you purchased a fake usb flash drive, memory card or MP Player of  false FLASH CAPACITY on eBay, please report your eBay seller to SOSFakeFlash immediately! You can use the Report A Fake tab to send in your information. SOSFakeFlash is busy adding information to the databases. Do not delay! We are preparing to issue new lists on eBay sellers. If you want your seller documented and an alert issued, you need to report with your evidence.

We are preparing new lists. The current lists have have 1234 eBay sellers mentioned. Our databases have 1367 sellers on file! Read the rest of this entry »

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SOSFakeFlash On Flash Memory And Internet Wholesale Sites. Where Does Fake Upgraded Flash Memory Come From? How Cheap Is It To Buy USB Flash Drives, MP Players, Memory Cards? What Are The Current Prices?

Posted by KittyFireFlash on September 28, 2010

Understanding flash memory prices is key to avoid being frauded with fake usb flash drives, mp players and memory cards. Read the rest of this entry »

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What Is It That eBay Sellers of Fake Flash Devices Using Private Auctions Just Don’t Understand?

Posted by KittyFireFlash on January 22, 2009

It is no secret that eBay is NOT the place to buy flash devices such as usb flash drives, memory cards or MP Players. There are genuine sellers of these items on eBay but they are few and hard to find -buried under the cheap and not so cheap fake flash heap. The traffic in counterfeit and fake (flash capacity) has been around for a long time on eBay, old eBay members say it dates back to 2003 but most internet evidence starts appearing in 2005.

eBay Fake Flash sellers come and go. The most recent trend is to use Private Auctions so that there is no evidence of what was purchased. This is against the intent eBay had for the use of such listing. Like other fake flash sellers they do get found out. But these sellers add to their crimes when they are caught by a member. SOSFakeFlash has seen this repeatedly in eight months of investigating.

Seeing it is believing it. Here is one of the most obvious and glaring examples.

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Buying On eBay – MP Players – Memory Cards – USB Flash drives – Why You should Use A Credit Card To Pay And Not Your Bank Account

Posted by KittyFireFlash on January 21, 2009

The evidence gathered in the last eight months by the FrankenFlash Project and their groups indicates that buying MP Players, USB Flash Drives and Memory Cards is a very risky business. You will find more than enough documented evidence at sosfakeflash.wordpress.com.

So if you are going to bid and buy on eBay why use a credit card instead of bank account funding?

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eBay Private Auction Listings – eBay Fake Flash Sellers Prefer – Victims Learn The Meaning The Hard Way – A Guide

Posted by KittyFireFlash on January 21, 2009

eBay sellers of fake flash MP Players, memory cards and usb flash drives prefer private auction listings. They avoid detection the longest, make antonishing profit and create the longest list of victims who will be made obsured by this listing category. Sellers who use this listing type are not found only in the Orient, you will find them everywhere including in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Europe. Some begin selling this way, others resort to this listing type when negative feedback starts to come in revealing the truth about what they are selling.
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