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Google Files Lawsuit Against Scammers Seeking To Manipulate Business Owners - Digital Information World

Last updated Sunday, December 4, 2022 15:05 ET , Source: NewsService

Google has just recently won a court case where a certain bot network owned by the Russians tried to act against the app.

But now, another striking lawsuit has been filed by the firm against a mega scammers group that is tricking business owners into making payments. Such funds are being charged so users can access their Google My Business.

As recently mentioned by the search engine giant via a public post, they confirmed how they would be filing a lawsuit in this regard against a group of scammers that sought to defraud a few hundred small-scale firms. They were doing this by impersonating them via telemarketing calls.

Similarly, a number of websites had been created that went on to purchase fake reviews that arose in both positive and negative stances. This was done solely to manipulate those reviews of Google Maps and even Business Profiles on the platform.

Google went on to explain how such fraudsters are now calling up various firm owners and charging them money for such behavior as Google Business Profile which ideally should be for free and come without any costs.

For those who may not be aware, business profiles are the name given to tools that really enable business owners to make the right decision by taking charge of the firm in the manner that they appear on leading apps like Maps and Search.

Hence, users trying to find their favorite cafes, coffee spots, and hardware spots can do so.

So as you can see, it’s a proper tool that’s used to empower different...

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