Amazon Sues Alleged Sellers of Bogus 5-Star Product Reviews
Beware peddlers of lies. Amazon is officially cracking down on phony product reviews. The e-commerce juggernaut not only forbids them on its site, it contends that they're illegal, too. Case in point: The company filed a lawsuit on Wednesday in Seattle's King County Superior Court against four websites it alleges publish fraudulent reviews that distort its product ratings.