Fake Review Watch's video Bangladeshi Facebook Group Fakes Google and Trustpilot Reviews for US Businesses prompted Trustpilot to slap an alert on its site for The Center: A Place of Hope, a mental health treatment facility in Edmonds, Washington. The alert states that Trustpilot is investigating the center for "review fabrication".
The massive problem of fake online reviews and what needs to be done about it.
A psychiatric practice fakes reviews, fakes awards, fakes being a lawyer, and defrauds people. What do the Santa Clara County DA, the California Medical Board, and the State Bar do about it? NOTHING.
Some unethical doctors use online marketers to obtain fake consumer reviews. In one case, a Bangladeshi fake review broker arranges fake Google and Trustpilot reviews for US medical practices. Other doctors trade for fake reviews in Facebook review exchange groups.