UK SEO Company Busted for Fake Online Reviews


UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), an independent non-ministerial government department charged with investigating alleged violations o consumer law, cracked down on Total SEO & Marketing Ltd, a company the CMA says it caught posting over 800 fake reviews online between 2014 and 2015.

Total SEO Company Busted For Fake Reviews

During its investigation, the CMA said it had found that Total SEO, a search engine optimization (SEO) and online marketing company, had posted hundreds of reviews on behalf of 86 small businesses, ranging from car dealers and mechanics to landscape gardeners and other tradespeople, across 26 different websites.