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Report: Amazon Is Flooded with Fake Reviews

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Amazon has thousands of five-star reviews that are fake, according to an investigation from U.K. consumer advocacy group Which?, which found false reviews that were helping unknown brands dominate searches. The sellers were listing products that had thousands of unverified reviews, according to the report.

Hundreds of unverified five-star reviews were being posted on product pages in a single day, the investigation found. Many product pages also included positive reviews for completely different items.

Read more at CNBC.