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« on: January 13, 2022, 04:05:18 pm »

Scam app AmpMe rakes in $13m on the back of thousands of fake reviews

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AmpMe has been using thousands of fake reviews to make itself appear to be a popular app.
App Store critic Kosta Eleftheriou believes the app has raked in $13 million since 2008.
AmpMe has a $10 weekly subscription costing users $520 per year.


The app has a $10 per week subscription that charges people a massive $520 every year.

Following a self-congratulatory press release in which Apple lauded its App Store and plethora of services, another scam app has been outed by critic Kosta Eleftheriou. A music app named AmpMe has an in-app purchase that enables a $10 per week subscription that runs $520 per year with the business built around thousands of fake App Store reviews.

Eleftheriou outed the app via a long Twitter thread in which he details how the app has been able to amass income of around $13 million since 2018 — mainly thanks to the huge number of reviews that have been left in an attempt to make the app appear legitimate. Those fake reviews are fro...

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