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How To Spot Fake Corsair Flash Drives On eBay Flash Voyager USB 64GB 128GB 256GB. eBay Flash Memory Sellers gadget-eshop – microtech72 – moscato91 – uniorjvn – marquisjones2011 – Test Immediately To Verify Advertised Capacity. Please Avoid Fake Memory Products! Fälschung?

Posted by DragonDakel on September 5, 2011

It is not difficult to spot counterfeit and fake corsair flash drives on eBay, it is easy. You just need to visit Corsair to research the model offered before you bid and buy. If you are not sure, contact Corsair technical support about the eBay listing and ask if it is genuine or not. If only eBay sellers would do the same thing before listing, many buyers would be spared from fraud. For example the Flash Voyager usb flash drive was only manufactured in capacity up to 32GB, therefore any advertised size greater is for a fake.

You can see a good catalogue for Flash Voyager Fakes at FlashDriveFacts.

If you bought a flash memory item from any of these eBay sellers: gadget-eshop – microtech72 – moscato91 – uniorjvn – marquisjones2011 you are advised to test item(s) immediately for advertised capacity. Read: H2testw 1.4 – Gold Standard In Detecting USB Counterfeit Drives. You may have purchased a fake flash memory product.

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 the their database to publish an official 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:

Fake Flash Memory – Hacked! Top Articles SOSFakeFlash. Consumer, Reseller Education. Beware. Be Wise. Learn. Avoid Fake Flash Memory. Learn To Test For Real Flash Memory Capacity.

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.

Check your eBay Sellers feedback, type in the id: http://toolhaus.org/cgi-bin/negs

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.

gadget-eshop – Romania

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64GB Corsair Flash Voyager USB Flash Drive

microtech72 – United States

2

CORSAIR 128GB Flash Voyager USB drive Brand New Sealed

moscato91 – United States – No Returns

3

Corsair 128GB USB Flash Drive

uniorjvn – United States – No Returns

4

128gb 128 gb usb flash memory drive

marquisjones2011 – United States

5

Cosair voyager 128gb usb flash drive

About No Returns Issue On eBay Read:

eBay Sellers “No Returns” For USB Flash Drives. What Does This Mean? Is It Legal? Are Sellers Trying To Scam Buyers With Fake Memory? SOSFakeFlash Report On Changing Trends eBay Sellers And The War To Stop The Sale Of Counterfeit And Fake Memory On eBay. The No Returns On eBay Beware Of Fraud!

Corsair Read:

Corsair Confirms That eBay Is A Source For Counterfeit Non Genuine USB Flash Drive Purchases

Victim Of Counterfeit Flash Voyager GT 16GB and 32GB Purchased On eBay Creates A Visual Guide

Corsair Voyager 64GB Counterfeit Fake USB Flash Drives Found On eBay

eBay ace-tech Fake Flash Memory Seller Alert – Australia. Fake Corsair 128GB USB Water proof, Shock Proof, DUST PROOF Offered on eBay. More eBay Fraud And PayPal Playing Games About “Authentic”. Never made by Corsair.

Fake 128GB Corsair Flash Drive Counterfeit Voyager Pen Sticks Continue To Be Sold On eBay.

About leaving feedback on eBay:

  1. If your testing reveals false memory and you did not leave feedback, it is up to you to record the truth and warn other buyers.
  2. If you left positive feedback for a seller, you are not out of options to record the truth, you can do a follow up feedback to warn other buyers.

Feedback on eBay is permanent record. No one will erase it. You are only allowed 80 characters, use them wisely. We suggest you use:

Google XXXXXXXXXXXXX FakeMemorySentinel Or SOSFakeFlash + H2testw Fake. Only xx GB! Fraud!

where XXXXXXXXXXXXX is the eBay seller id. XX is the real capacity from your testing with H2testw. This will increase internet awareness and help other buyers frauded by the eBay seller. It is your chance to do a good deed – fast! eBay is suspending sellers rapidly, do not hold your feedback in the hopes of a refund. If you visit SOSFakeFlash you will learn it is an illusion. Use the feedback or follow up to feedback to record the truth before eBay suspends the seller. If you don’t there will be no eBay record! FakeMemorySentinel publishes the warning, SOSFakeFlash documents the seller with all flash items sold. Report to SOSFakeFlash to raise an investigation, reference FakeMemorySentinel to show the listing for an eBay fake flash memory seller.

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