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What Countries Suffer The Most Fraud On Ebay For Flash Memory Items? 16GB 32GB 64GB.

Posted by techchips on December 28, 2009

SOSFakeFlash has just released a list of the top 25 countries receiving fake flash memory products purchased on eBay. Read: eBay – Top 25 Countries Frauded. Fake Flash Memory Items Available On Ebay. 200912

Part of the problem is that members on eBay have no understanding as to the real costs of flash memory chips.

There is an need to increase awareness. Education.

You can help promote awareness and educate the public. Please visit internet sites in your country and let them know about FrankenFlash Project Sites:

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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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