“Thankfully it doesn’t affect the business, and my wife didn’t really care,” the licensed physiotherapist in Long Island told VICE News.
Yelp “Elite” reviewers are verified members of the site who are supposed to be more trustworthy than ordinary users. Some of them are selling their reviews to businesses around the country.
As the controversial online personality says she’s leaving New York, complaints about Calloway's latest business venture pursue her out the door.
Scammers are using a novel approach to trick victims into giving up their cryptocurrency.
Many sites force users to verify their identity with a phone number. Scammers turn to services like 5SIM where they can rent a phone number for pennies.
The FTC sent a notice to hundreds of companies, including AT&T, Dunkin' Donuts, Hulu, and Macy's.
On sites like Amazon, there are thousands of books seemingly written by bots – and many of those are used to dupe audiobook narrators.
We spoke to Josh Dean, co-host of a podcast about one of the most over-the-top con artists in modern history.
Nearly all the reviews for 29-year-old David Hines' businesses described "bait-and-switch practices and other deceitful activities."
A VICE UK investigation reveals that fraudsters are taking over accounts to flog Nintendo Switches, Animal Crossing consoles and AirPods to unsuspecting buyers – only to disappear once payment is made.