Fake Flash Memory – Internet Watchdog

Dragon Dakel's Investigation Team. Flash Memory: MPx Players, Memory Cards, USB Pensticks.

Canadian eBay Seller Foolish, Listing Leather USB Flash Drives Advertised At 128GB Capacity. varb2020 – Canada eBay Flash Memory Seller – Test Immediately To Verify Advertised Capacity. Please Avoid Fake Memory Products! Fälschung?

Posted by DragonDakel on May 22, 2012

Leather USB Flash drives and eBay, are you aware these are the OLDEST fakes ever sold? They have usb flash drive controller chips that can easily be altered to report any size capacity to operating systems. If you bought a flash memory item from varb2020 – Canada or any other eBay seller 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:

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.

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

If your item failed capacity testing with H2testw, make sure to leave SOSFakeFlash in your feedback.

SOSFakeFlash has asked us to remind you on the importance of sending SOSFakeFlash all addressing information on an eBay seller who sold fake capacity flash memory. This information is critical to detecting and tracking fake flash memory sellers.

New Information On Flash Memory Prices!

Survey Flash Memory Prices Retail Stores. SOSFakeFlash Requests Your Participation. Please Assist. 2012 Global Price Drop For Flash Memory? Is It Cheap? New Trends. What Is The Real Story On Lower Flash Memory Prices?

Technology change is driving lower prices for legacy flash memory, see this comment.

Warning to buyers of legacy flash memory! Do not expect discount prices on old flash memory products… Issue is original cost price, sellers will never offer them at prices less than the original wholesale cost. If they did, they would loose money. Discount for sellers is only available if they purchase from an authorized brand name reseller or direct from the brand name. If sellers purchase from internet wholesaling sites in Asia they are at EXTREME risk.

varb2020 – Canada – No Returns

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Flash 128GB 2.0 USB Flash Drive

USA helptony20 eBay Seller Claims 128GB USB Pen Flash Drive Tested. Advertises As Unused Unopened For Sale At Only $29.99 US Can You Buy A Leather USB Flash Drive 128 GB So Cheap?

Danger! Do Not Buy USB Leather Pen Thumb Memory Flash Stick Drives On eBay! Fake Capacity Sold 16GB 32GB 64GB 128GB 256GB.

eBay. Why Do People Bid And Buy 256GB USB Leather Pen Thumb Memory Flash Stick Drives With Free Shipping? The Scam For 16 32 64 128 256 GB Fake Capacity.

Reports:

Genuine Verses Fake Counterfeit USB Flash Drives – A Guide – USB Flash Chips Used In USB Flash Drives – Grades A B C D

Global Report – eBay Fake Memory 2008 – 2009

Crises on Ebay For Fake Flash Memory Products Sold In 32GB 64GB 128GB 256GB – SOSFakeFlash Reports

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