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Russian agency offers fake restaurant reviews ahead of World Cup

9 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

A Russian marketing agency has offered to help restaurants in cities hosting the soccer World Cup use fake reviews to bump up ratings on review site TripAdvisor. Marketing company Bacon Agency says it can circumvent TripAdvisor's algorithm for detecting fraudulent posts and publish reviews in foreign languages ahead of an influx of fans from abroad. Jacob Greaves reports.
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A Russian company is charging $570 to write fake TripAdvisor reviews for restaurants to dupe World Cup tourists

A Russian company is charging $570 to write fake TripAdvisor reviews for restaurants to dupe World Cup tourists

9 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

A Russian marketing agency is offering to write fake TripAdvisor reviews on behalf of ailing restaurants.
The service costs $570 and aims to dupe FIFA World Cup tourists in Russia this summer.
The marketing agency confirmed its reviewing scam to Reuters, but stressed no restaurant had yet bought the service because they were "already doing" it themselves.
You can see all of Business Insider's World Cup coverage here.
A Russian marketing agency is offering to write fake TripAdvisor reviews on behalf of ailing restaurants in a bid to dupe FIFA World Cup tourists.
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