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Buying MP Players, USB Flash Drives And Memory Cards On eBay During Holiday Season – Warning! You Might Be Giving Fake Flash Memory As A Gift! Data Loss Is Not A Gift! Do Not Buy Sony, Kingston or Sandisk On eBay! The Nightmare Of Holiday Giving For Upgraded Flash Memory. Fake Memory Hurts!

Posted by flashchiptutor on December 7, 2010

SOSFakeFlash is warning buyers to avoid eBay during the holiday season. Too many fraudulent sellers are waiting to sell fake memory products. Buyers are likely to discover their fake memory purchase too late – after the holiday period. They risk loosing out on the 45 day claim window to raise a dispute against a fraudulent seller.

A lot of people are looking for unrealistic bargains as money is still very tight. Buyers look to eBay for bargains. Unfortunately eBay is the last place to find true flash memory capacity, it seems.

According to SOSFakeFlash 95% of all listings for MP Players, memory cards and usb flash drives are for fakes – false capacity, digitally altered to lie about their real capacity.

SOSFakeFlash – eBay Fraud Flash Memory Upgraded Digitally Altered Capacity. Status Report November 2010. Best eBay Prices For USB Pen sticks, Memory Cards, MP Players. Warning – 95% Of eBay Listings Are For Fake Memory.

eBay buyers become victims of fake usb flash drives, mp players and memory cards when they believe flash memory is cheap. They are overloading SOSFakeFlash’s email at SOSFakeFlashDrive@gmail.com. SOSFakeFlash is reporting difficulty keeping up, unable to provide personalized attention for individual frauded buyers – there are just too many.

SOSFakeFlash is predicting a record number of frauded eBay buyers will be reporting in January 2011. Unfortunately for many, it will be too late to file a claim with eBay. Fraudulent eBay sellers are notorious for shipping fake memory items late to ensure the 45 day claim window is exceeded. If the buyer is not buying for themselves but giving as a gift, the discovery is guaranteed to be after the 45 day window.

To give fake memory as a gift is the worse experience for an eBay buyer. Not only do they risk loosing the possibility of getting a refund, the person receives the item to and who looses data as a result is likely to have a very hostile opinion toward the person who made the gift!

SOSFakeFlash is advising buyers who discover they purchased fake flash memory and have exceeded their 45 day claim window, to contact their credit card company, report the fraud and have a reversal for the purchase. Most credit card companies are eager to protect their members from fraud. If eBay refuses to refund a buyer they have a second option if funded with a credit card.

Please do not buy mp players, usb flash drive or memory cards on eBay to give as gifts, unless you test for real capacity first. If you value your friend, do not inflict them with with unintentional harm. You can’t replace their missing files.

Buy from a local reputable seller. Pay a little more and give flash memory gifts you can be confident in giving to others.

Review SOSFakeFlash eBay seller lists to see how many sellers they have caught so far.

Be a smart consumer, do your research for flash memory products. You can consult brand name sites to get a feeling for realistic prices. The highest discount you might find is about 10% to 20% less. If you don’t purchased from an authorized reseller, you will increase your risk considerable in acquiring fake flash memory. Counterfeiting brand names is big business, upgrading flash memory chips to lie about their real size is very common.

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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