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Inside a fake $20 '16TB external M.2 SSD'

This was more disappointing than I was expecting. And my expectations were rock-bottom to start with.
Full of promises!
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Full of promises!

For the complete story on this fake drive, click here.

Lots of promises of M.2 goodness
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Lots of promises of M.2 goodness

Promises, promises
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Promises, promises

Well, the bag and cable look nice
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Well, the bag and cable look nice

The drive spills its secrets...
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The drive spills its secrets...

No M.2 drive in sight
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No M.2 drive in sight

64GB microSD card (that's corrupted beyond recovery)
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64GB microSD card (that's corrupted beyond recovery)

Essentially a USB-C microSD card reader
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Essentially a USB-C microSD card reader

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