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eBay Private Auctions. Fraud. Flash Memory. 199 eBay Sellers Involved.

Posted by techchips on August 1, 2010

Private auctions are a fraudulent sellers best weapon to evade detection on eBay, especially for flash memory producrts. These days 32GB 64Gb 128GB and 256GB advertised capacity are hot. They are usually used by eBay sellers in Asia. You will find Western sellers using them too. In almost all cases, they are violating eBay policy. They tend to make the most money and according to SOSFakeFlash, are the hardest to shut down. Read the rest of this entry »

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eBay Black List Sellers – Fake Memory Published By SOSFakeFlash

Posted by techchips on February 11, 2010

Want to know who sells fake MP players, USB pen sticks and memory cards on eBay?

These sellers advertise 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB, 256GB capacity, but that is not what you will get. It seems most buyers receive only 2GB to 4GB in real size and are at risk for data and file loss. SOSFakeFlash just published new lists for April 2010 . Over 983+ eBay sellers are on file. See their Lists.

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Largest USB Flash Drive Pendrive Stick In The World – 500GB. Amazing Smallest Size Available!

Posted by techchips on December 18, 2009

The world’s mini usb flash drive is available in 500GB! It is smaller in size then anything Kingston Technologies can offer. It is also a lot cheaper! Do you want to know who sells it?

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Flash Memory Prices Are Rising In 2009 – Up To 25% Since April 2009. Danger Of Grade C and D Being Used In False Capacity MP Players, USB Flash Drives And Memory Cards.

Posted by techchips on September 17, 2009

The price of flash memory chips continues to increase since April 2009, as much as 25%. A recent article published by Digitimes on 14 September 2009: Apple demand causing serious NAND flash shortage in Taiwan explains some of the reasons why.

Few consumers have any idea about the cost of the flash memory chips used in their mp players, usb flash drives and memory cards. Many fall prey to fraudulent sellers, who sell them items with false capacity – flash memory chips that have been digitally altered to report a size much larger than they really are. You usually find these items for sale on eBay. Usb flash drives advertised as 16GB are sold for as little as $15 US. 32GB memory cards are frequently won for $25 and under. MP Players advertised to be 8GB or 16GB often sell in the $15 and $30 US range.

What are the new costs of flash memory chips?

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Beware Ebay Fake Memory! Detailed Study Revealed By FakeFlashNews On MP Players, Memory Cards, USB Flash Pen Sticks

Posted by techchips on September 2, 2009

SOSFakeFlash tracks eBay sellers of False capacity mp players, usb pensticks and memory cards. When victims report in using the Report A Fake Tab they add the information into their database.

FakeFlashNews has just released a report from SOSFakeFlash. The controller is “The Don Of Fake Flash In The Orient” – he seems to control many different eBay seller id’s. The fraud is amazing! It appears to be the biggest and most sinister counterfeit ring operating on eBay for fake flash mp players, memory cards and usb flash drives. The fraud appears to be estimated in the millions.

eBay Fraud – Heng Fung House – Home To eBay Counterfeit Ring – Lei Sio Hong. Connected To The Don Of Fake Flash In the Orient – 3ToTrade. SOSFakeFlash Investigation.

It’s hard to believe. Ebay doesn’t seem to have any interest in stopping this scam.

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PayPal Telephone Numbers – Quick Reference Guide To Get A Human Responding Instead Of An Email Robot

Posted by techchips on August 31, 2009

How can you contact Paypal? A lot of people who need to file claims against fraudulent sellers find themselves drowned in email robotic responses that have the intellegence of a peanut.

The problem is responses to members are are cut from templates, no real intellgence is required. Contacting Paypal by telephone requires a person respond to you. The results can be varied but it is better than an email robot. You should explain the situation and not let the person brush you off or give you a story – demand escalation or that they contact a supervisor immediately you feel they are not helpful.

If you need to settle a claim, try to call. Use toll free numbers if you can.

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