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gosaving.net Fake USB Flash Drives Appear.

Posted by DragonDakel on April 20, 2010

eBay is not the only place you will find fake and counterfeit hacked memory items – especially usb flash memory pen sticks. Many internet sites around the world offer dangerous false capacity – gosaving.net is one of them. iOffer is another site recently featured at SOSFakeFlash. Offered at gosaving.net, Transcend V30 usb flash drives advertised at 64GB capacity.

FakeFlashNews published the story: gosaving.net 64GB Transcend Counterfeit Fakes Sold. JetFlash V30 USB Flash Memory Drives

If you suspect the Transcend memory product is a counterfeit, use the hot link on Validation Memory to visit Transcend and validate your item.

If you suspect hacked capacity please read: H2testw 1.4 – Gold Standard In Detecting USB Counterfeit Drives .

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 are wondering about fake memory chips and how serious the problem is, you need to read this!

How Can You Spot Fake Flash Memory Chips? What Is the Key Factor That Determines If MP3 MP4 Players, USB Flash Drives Or Memory Cards Are Fake Capacity?

The video says it all.

You can always leave a comment on the Report A Fake post for an internet site. The victim at gosaving.net did. SOSFakeFlash contacted FakeFlashNews to investigate.

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False Capacity 128GB 32GB Hacked USB Flash Drives Found On Wholesaleshopping365.com

Posted by DragonDakel on April 6, 2010

Found on Wholesaleshopping365.com, DT200/128GB Kingston usb flash drives, price? $39 US. You can expect them to be fakes – false capacity. Also found are many of the fake usb flash drives invading eBay. Beware of buying any flash memory products at Wholesaleshopping365.com . The site came up in an investigation by the FrankenFlash project for the Dt200 Fakes Or China Gowns ring. The same “Tell” was found at this site in listings.

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Kingston read:

Kingston USB Flash Drives. How To Check You Have A Genuine One And Not A Counterfeit – Easy Guide. Kingston Technologies Fighting To Protect Consumers And Itself From Counterfeits.

Kingston Technologies Under Attack From Fake Flash Memory Seller Piranhas In The Orient. DT200 Counterfeits 8GB 16GB 32GB Flood Global Market.

Current Prices For Genuine Kingston DataTraveler 200 128GB USB2.0 Flash Drives DT200/128GB And For Fakes – A Guide

Buying A Kingston DataTraveler DT200 128GB Flash Drive On eBay? What You See Might Not Be What You Receive. Have a look.

If you are considering reselling usb flash drives, do your homework on flash memory chip prices. The current price for 16GB flash memory is approximately $29 US. This does not include the controller, casing or modest profit an honest wholesaler expects to earn.

How Can You Spot Fake Flash Memory Chips? What Is the Key Factor That Determines If MP3 MP4 Players, USB Flash Drives Or Memory Cards Are Fake Capacity?

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eblady.com DT200 Kingston Counterfeit Hacked USB Flash Drives 32GB 64GB 128GB

Posted by DragonDakel on April 6, 2010

eblady.com is a place you can buy fake usb flash drives. eblady.com has been traced to the Dt200 Fakes Or China Gowns ring. This site offers a lot of Kingston DataTraveler fakes and generic usb flash drive fakes. Beware of buying here.

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Kingston read:

Kingston USB Flash Drives. How To Check You Have A Genuine One And Not A Counterfeit – Easy Guide. Kingston Technologies Fighting To Protect Consumers And Itself From Counterfeits.

Current Prices For Genuine Kingston DataTraveler 200 128GB USB2.0 Flash Drives DT200/128GB And For Fakes – A Guide

Buying A Kingston DataTraveler DT200 128GB Flash Drive On eBay? What You See Might Not Be What You Receive. Have a look.

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Seller jiancai704 On myeglobal.com DT200/128GB Fake Kingston USB Flash Drives

Posted by DragonDakel on April 5, 2010

Sell jiancai704 on myeglobal is selling Kingston DT200/128GB fakes. jiancai704 has been traced to the Dt200 Fakes Or China Gowns ring.

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Kingston read:

Kingston USB Flash Drives. How To Check You Have A Genuine One And Not A Counterfeit – Easy Guide. Kingston Technologies Fighting To Protect Consumers And Itself From Counterfeits.

Current Prices For Genuine Kingston DataTraveler 200 128GB USB2.0 Flash Drives DT200/128GB And For Fakes – A Guide

Buying A Kingston DataTraveler DT200 128GB Flash Drive On eBay? What You See Might Not Be What You Receive. Have a look.

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Seller cangyuemang sell.com 128GB Flash Drive Memory Fakes

Posted by DragonDakel on April 5, 2010

Sell.com seller cangyuemang has been traced as belonging to the Dt200 Fakes Or China Gowns ring.

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