Getting ripped off is always going to hurt especially when you think you’ve bagged yourself a bargain, but the guy who bought this hard-drive in China and took it to a repair shop to find out why his movies wouldn’t play properly must be steaming!
From the outside this knock-off Samsung hard-drive looks real enough, even plugging the device in to a computer the storage space shows as the claimed 500GB.
The customer only discovered that he had been royally ripped off when, after copying movies to his newly purchased disc he could only watch 5 minutes of film before it restarted again and continued in a loop.
Upon inspection the local repair shop, situated in a Russia town bordering China, discovered the case had been fitted with a small capacity Nand Flash unit and 2 large steel nuts (to give it some genuine weight!).
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