Several Chinese merchants who operated on Amazon have filed a class-action lawsuit against the US e-commerce giant to retrieve withheld funds following a crackdown on fake product reviews. Photo: LightRocket
Several Chinese merchants who operated on Amazon have filed a class-action lawsuit against the US e-commerce giant to retrieve withheld funds following a crackdown on fake product reviews. Photo: LightRocket
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Chinese merchants sue Amazon to retrieve frozen funds amid crackdown on fake reviews

  • Seven Chinese online merchants have filed a class-action lawsuit in California to recover more than US$560,000 withheld by Amazon
  • Amazon has been cracking down on the common Chinese e-commerce practice of offering customers cash and freebies in exchange for positive reviews

Several Chinese merchants who operated on Amazon have filed a class-action lawsuit against the US e-commerce giant to retrieve withheld funds following a crackdown on fake product reviews. Photo: LightRocket
Several Chinese merchants who operated on Amazon have filed a class-action lawsuit against the US e-commerce giant to retrieve withheld funds following a crackdown on fake product reviews. Photo: LightRocket
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