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How to Report Fraud on TripAdvisor Carolyn Murphy, on August 14 Management Responses 2 mins read We know that blackmail is a concern for hoteliers and occasionally, we hear stories about it.
It usually goes something like this: TripAdvisor has a process for reporting potential blackmail before the review is submitted. First, instruct all employees to share any guest blackmail threats immediately.
Then, if you suspect attempted blackmail, submit a potential blackmail review report as soon as possible. Go to the TripAdvisor home page. Then click the link under Concerned about a Review? Select Report Blackmail Threat and complete the form with as many details as possible.
Keep as much documentation relating to your report as you can including emails, voicemails, etc. If a low-rated review matching the details of your report is submitted, the TripAdvisor Support Team will be alerted. You may be contacted for more information to prove that blackmail was involved.
This reporting only works for reviews that have not yet been submitted. If there is a review that has already been posted that you believe is blackmail-related or otherwise fraudulent, you should report the review.
TripAdvisor will remove the review if they can confirm it violates their review guidelines. To report a review that you believe is blackmail-related, suspicious, incorrectly posted on your listing page, or otherwise does not meet the TripAdvisor review guidelines: In the resulting form, let TripAdvisor know the reason for your dispute and select the review in question.
Provide any evidence you might have in the space provided. Keep in mind that TripAdvisor cannot guarantee that the review will be removed.
Remember not to get angry or defensive: We have searched our guest records and have no evidence of your stay. I am a little confused about the details as they are not consistent with our records.
I would be very happy to discuss this further offline. Please contact our front desk and ask to speak to me directly. But, they do happen. Available free for download.As an example of a negative TripAdvisor review, let’s assume that someone gave your business a one star rating and provided a written statement similar to the .
An Italian court sentenced an prolific TripAdvisor fake reviewer to prison for nine months in what the company called one of the first cases of review fraud leading to a criminal conviction.
TripAdvisor hosts more than million reviews of travel destinations around the globe, according to the company. The Criminal Court of Lecce decided that using a false identity to write fraudulent reviews violated Italian law, the company said.
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UrbanSpoon kept their fake review of their own place online. That doesn’t sound so good until you read the giant SHILL stamp across the posting. So in summary, TripAdvisor could be superior version of itself if it developed clear procedures for dealing with fakery.