Data leak implicates over 200,000 people in Amazon fake product review scam

An open database has revealed the identities of over 200,000 individuals who appear to be involved in Amazon fake product review schemes.

There is an ongoing battle between the e-commerce giant and dubious sellers, worldwide, who wish to hamstring competitors and gain an edge by generating fake reviews for their products.

This can include paying individuals to leave a glowing review or by offering free items in return for positive, public feedback.

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Source: ZDNet