A company leaked 200,000 paid appraisal information.
Customer evaluation in online stores is a key decision-making factor, so a complete industry has been established to provide wrong opinions based on needs. SafetyDetectives is a safety company recently He ran into On an unprotected server on the Internet, the server provided gigabytes of information, which provided the wrong Amazon rating, but unfortunately failed to identify the perpetrator.
According to data, the company has about 200,000 people worldwide giving wrong ratings. Your business operates in a way that allows sellers who want to buy quality reviews to place an order, which product to ask for and how many fake reviews to ask for. The company then asked some of its partners in its database to buy the problematic product on Amazon and add a five-star rating a few days after the product arrived.
Finally, the person involved in the fraud must provide proof of purchase and give up the evaluation. If all goes well, the Amazon seller will refund the purchase price to them through PayPal.
They can keep the products they get, and this is what they pay for their work.
What makes this program very effective is that purchases and evaluations appear to be completely legal to Amazon, and refunds are not visible. The disadvantage of fraud is that it can only be used for products with lower value, otherwise, false ratings will cause too much loss to the seller.
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