A teeth-whitening service, a laser hair-removal chain, a charter bus company, and an adult entertainment club are among those due to pay fines in a case involving phony online reviews.
On Monday, New York regulators are scheduled to announce agreements with 19 companies accused of posting fraudulent reviews of their services or those of their clients, The New York Times has reported. The companies in question have all pledged to end the practice and will pay a collective fine of $350,000.
Among the companies involved in the case are "reputation-enhancement firms." These businesses post fake reviews on … Read more