Suspicous and Fake Flash Drives

Fake copies of Microsoft Office, operating systems, memory cards and flash drives, fake designer clothing... anything of that nature. At any given time TM offers thousands of fake itmes which breach their terms & conditions... and often do little about the problem. This is the place to discuss the issue.
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Re: Suspicous and Fake Flash Drives

Post by Googlybear » Wed Apr 29, 2015 4:37 pm

Metal Pen drives 64GB,USB flash drives 2015
http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/exte ... 995093.htm
- Sold for $33 -

The $33 buy now not only signifies the high possibility of fake capacity but the drive is also a copy of an HP V285W

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Airbrushed area were the logo has been removed is discernible.
also has Phone Number listed in auction

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Re: Suspicous and Fake Flash Drives

Post by Googlybear » Sat May 02, 2015 12:51 pm

pavel1231 had his fake sony drive withdrawn so he changed his fake 1TB `Kingston` Drive before TM yanked that one too.
Now it has magically become a 256GB size and the screenshot image has been removed.

http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/exte ... 863802.htm

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Re: Suspicous and Fake Flash Drives

Post by Googlybear » Sat May 02, 2015 1:00 pm

Same Chinese Metal drive this time branded as a Kingston Datatraveller

usb flash drive 512GB
http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/exte ... 517924.htm
- Sold for $49 -

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Re: Suspicous and Fake Flash Drives

Post by digidog » Sun May 03, 2015 9:26 pm

Googlybear wrote:pavel1231 had his fake sony drive withdrawn so he changed his fake 1TB `Kingston` Drive before TM yanked that one too.
Now it has magically become a 256GB size and the screenshot image has been removed.

http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/exte ... 863802.htm
It's not a new listing... just a relist of the withdrawn auction. Conveniently for the seller that means...
Oops, there was a slip up!

You have already placed a complaint about this
Thanks TM! Of course, concerned parties might use the seller's other auction to lay a complaint.

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Re: Suspicous and Fake Flash Drives

Post by digidog » Tue May 05, 2015 5:37 am

Godofwar40000 is a glutten for punishment. Although TM removed his previous fake "1Tb flash drive" listing, he's back for more. Remember that genuine drives in this capacity cost around $1,500 - this time he only wants $50 each for the fakes.

1Tb flash drive
http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/exte ... 757230.htm
- Now withdrawn by TradeMe -

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Re: Suspicous and Fake Flash Drives

Post by digidog » Tue May 05, 2015 10:14 pm

Godofwar40000 is a fool. TM have withdrawn two of his fake 1Tb drive auctions but he still hasn't learned his lesson. Here he goes again!

1Tb flash drive
http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/exte ... 237930.htm

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Re: Suspicous and Fake Flash Drives

Post by digidog » Tue May 05, 2015 10:20 pm

Googlybear wrote:pavel1231 had his fake sony drive withdrawn so he changed his fake 1TB `Kingston` Drive before TM yanked that one too.
Now it has magically become a 256GB size and the screenshot image has been removed.
http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/exte ... 863802.htm
- Sold for $35 -

And here's the actual drive he's selling...

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http://www.flashdrivecenter.com/shop/32 ... ash-drive/

Note that it's only an 8Gb drive.

TM won't let me complain on the auction again. Could someone else post this link in a CW complaint please?

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Re: Suspicous and Fake Flash Drives

Post by Googlybear » Wed May 06, 2015 5:15 pm

Another Generic Drive 256GB at $1 Reserve that is certain be fake capacity

256GB Flash drive USB & Micro USB
http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/exte ... 081510.htm
- Sold for $46 -

I have to laugh at the specs of this drive...
Capacity- 256GB
Write speed- 3.10MB/Sec
A quick calculation of 256,000MB (256GB) divided by the write speed of 3.10MB/Sec means if this was a real capacity drive it would take over 82,500 Seconds or nearly 24 Hours to fully fill up the drive with data .

Genuine 256GB drives such as this kingston have a write speed of well over 100MB/s

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Re: Suspicous and Fake Flash Drives

Post by Googlybear » Wed May 06, 2015 5:38 pm

128gb USB 3.0 FLASH DRIVE(2x64gb)
http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/exte ... 986256.htm
- Now withdrawn by TradeMe -

Poor faded packaging with no Capacity printed and no Hologram & no legitimate retailers matching the packaging means Toshiba never made this drive

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The 64GB and Toshiba printing are not aligned correctly and are in a different font

Genuine Drive
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has another listed
http://www.trademe.co.nz/electronics-ph ... 133833.htm
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Re: Suspicous and Fake Flash Drives

Post by Googlybear » Thu May 14, 2015 4:49 pm

pavel still thinks it is OK to keep relisting his withdrawn drives

256 GB Flash Drive Working great
http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/exte ... 454901.htm
- Now withdrawn by TradeMe -

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Re: Suspicous and Fake Flash Drives

Post by Googlybear » Thu May 14, 2015 5:06 pm

The number of fake Kingstons`s seems to be increasing again

HP v250w 32GB USB Flash Drive
http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/exte ... 786211.htm
- Now withdrawn by TradeMe -

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Genuine Packaging
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Re: Suspicous and Fake Flash Drives

Post by Googlybear » Thu May 14, 2015 5:17 pm

Yet another.

USB FLASH DRIVE 64G
http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/exte ... 629438.htm
- Now withdrawn by TradeMe -

V250W was not made in a 64GB size and the model is obsolete
http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c02972516

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Re: Suspicous and Fake Flash Drives

Post by Googlybear » Thu May 14, 2015 5:36 pm

christynz also has Fake ADATA and Kingston drives listed at far below retail

ADATA 512 GB White and Red
http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/exte ... 291144.htm
http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/exte ... 291538.htm
- Both withdrawn by TradeMe -

Kingston 128 GB Flash Drive
http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/exte ... 292766.htm

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