Fake consumer reviews are a massive problem on Yelp, Google and other sites. Facebook is the source of much of this fraud. Nobody, not district attorneys, not regulators like the FTC, nor Big Tech is doing anything about it. In fact, Big Tech profits whether reviews are real or fake.
Fake reviews riddle online review sites thanks to Facebook. Scores of Facebook groups exist for no other purpose than to scam consumers with fraudulent reviews on Yelp, Google, and other sites.
Torrance Hernia Center, a surgery center in southern California, is faking its Yelp reviews, but Yelp hides this information from consumers.
Fake Review Watch is run by Kay Dean, a former federal fraud investigator, who has conducted an in depth investigation over two years into fake reviews on Yelp, Google, Facebook, and other review sites.
We're looking out for consumers who are being deceived by big tech and dishonest businesses.