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eBay Singapore Sellers For Fake 256GB USB Leather Pen Thumb Memory Flash Stick Drive Creative In Their Choice Of ID? Is “xx*xx*yy” Some Sort Of Math Formula, Or An Attempt To Foil Search Engine Look Up?

Posted by DragonDakel on September 30, 2011

Every week you will see this listing title on eBay: 256GB USB Leather Pen Thumb Memory Flash Stick Drive and people are going to bid and buy it. Usually the listing comes from an eBay Singapore seller, part of a notorious counterfeit ring. eBay will shut the id down, the counterfeit ring will use a new id. This battle between eBay, the Singapore counterfeit ring and frauded buyers has been going on for several years. According to SOSFakeFlash, the ids are selling less items before they get caught. The response is to increase the number of listing ids.

The counterfeit ring knows it is being tracked on the internet. To confuse search engines, they are using more wild cards in their id names. The most common is the asterik “*” followed by the period “.”. Never buy from an eBay Singapore seller using them in an id name, you are asking for trouble. Our featured Singapore seller id today is called: xx*xx*yy . Is this creativity in action, or a clear signal for flash memory fraud? Considering the listing title and the photo it is not hard to guess.

xx*xx*yy – Singapore


256GB USB Leather Pen Thumb Memory Flash Stick Drive

If you bought a flash memory item from xx*xx*yy – Singapore eBay seller 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 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

Singapore Gang Continues To Rip Off eBay Buyers. How Do They Do It? A Lesson In Organized Fake Flash Memory Fraud On eBay.

eBay Singapore Sellers Preparing For Another Round Of Flash Memory Fraud On eBay. Beware Of Fake 256GB 128GB 64GB 32GB On eBay From Counterfeit Rings Operating Out Of Singapore

Singapore eBay Fake Memory Sellers Set Up New eBay Ids For Another Round Of Fraud. How It Works. eBay Fraud Prevention Time To Work.

Organized Crime Hits eBay – Singapore Crime Ring Exposed

Leather USB Flash Drive Fakes:

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.


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