Scammed of $15

To my surprise, the memory card was a fake product and could have potentially damaged my console had I put it in.

Adnan, 23

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ADNAN'S STORY HERE:

"Hi I'm Adnan and during the Circuit Breaker, I was scammed of $15 on Shopee when purchasing a microSD card.

I was looking for a microSD card to expand the storage on my gaming console. I was looking at various e-commerce sites such as Lazada and Carousell for good deals, and stumbled upon one on Shopee which had the storage capacity that I wanted (128GB). It was listed at $15, and I was enticed to buy it. I contacted the seller to ascertain if it was authentic. He replied within a few minutes saying that it was and after looking through the highly-rated reviews I decided to buy it. It took about 2 weeks to arrive. Upon opening the packaging, I examined the card and noticed that the printing quality was "improper" and unprofessional. I then went to look at comparison videos of original and fake SanDisk microSD cards. To my surprise, my memory card was a fake product and could have potentially damaged my console had I put it in.

I immediately contacted the seller, but to no avail. As such, I opted for a refund directly from Shopee. Thankfully, the refund got through, and I was able to get my money back.

I am grateful that the transaction occurred on a third party platform. This should serve as a reminder that if the price is too good to be true, more often than not it is. Unfortunately, the seller can still be found selling online despite the relevant feedback given to Shopee."

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