• Jail for fake reviewer

An Italian court has jailed the owner of a company that sold fake reviews to hospitality businesses. The owner of PromoSalento received a nine month term and EUR8,000 fine, reports The Independent.

Tripadvisor provided supporting evidence for the prosecution, which it called a “landmark” case. The company has tracked down and stopped more than 60 paid review companies, since 2015.

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https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/tripadvisor-fake-reviews-paid-fraud-jail-legal-case-italy-promosalento-a8534006.html

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