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Fake online customer reviews 'for sale', BBC finds

A BBC investigation has found a global trade in fake customer reviews.

Research suggests at least 20% of comments posted on review websites are bogus.

There is evidence that companies are paying writers to post positive comments to boost the profile of their business.

The UK's Competiton and Markets Authority will publish its first report into the problem on Friday.

Angus Crawford reports.

  • 18 Jun 2015
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