A few days ago, SafetyDetectives discovered a case of positive reviews on Amazon, in which some companies were offering their products for free. in exchange for false positive reviews. One of the manufacturers who were part of this conspiracy is Aukey, one of the best-value-for-money accessory manufacturers for Apple products. Other manufacturers such as Victsing, MPow and Tacklife could also be affected by this plot of false positive reviews, but at the moment they are still available on Amazon.
According to SafetyDetectives, the people who provided false positive reviews bought the products on Amazon and within days of submitting a screenshot with the positive review they posted, they received the amount of the product they purchased on their PayPal account.
Details of this network were discovered after a data breach that revealed over 13 million records equivalent to approximately 7 GB that were exposed on the Elasticsearch server without any encryption or passwords. In the messages that have been filtered in these logs, there are the the personal data of people who have written incorrect reviewsas well as your PayPal address as well as any sellers who use this Amazon sanctioned malpractice.
Manufacturers have reached out to reviews of potential products to ask if they would like to join the tester rewards program in return for a positive review. They use professional language to do not raise suspicions among customers and thus prevent them from contacting Amazon.
If you are currently searching for Aukey on Amazon, you will see how all your products have been recalled. Also, the store they had on Amazon is also not available. This manufacturer’s latest bet for the Apple ecosystem was a series of chargers that are compatible with MagSafe technology, although they do not have Apple certification.
What will happen to all the customers who have purchased one of your products?
Most likely Amazon takes over and refunds the amount of purchases when one of its products stops working, as long as it is under warranty. And I say this knowingly. A year and a half after I bought a headset for my son, they stopped working. I contacted Amazon and they told me that since the manufacturer had stopped selling through Amazon they couldn’t send me a new unit so they proceeded to refund the money I paid for them. headphones.