Were You Misled By Fake Reviews Online?
Posting fake reviews online is illegal, but there is a large industry that helps companies do just that. You can write, raise ratings, and attract customers with fake endorsements.
Reviews-hosting websites such as Google Maps and Amazon say they will remove millions of offending posts, but experts say the problem has proven stubbornly persistent.
The Federal Trade Commission explore new rules You may be able to deal with the fake review business. The New York Times welcomes inquiries from readers who may have come across fake reviews online.
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