Although Amazon has taken steps to ban countless scam products that claim to cure or treat coronavirus, the retailer is still flooded with third-party sellers using bogus reviews and other manipulative methods to sell fake N95 masks to panicked people.A Gizmodo scrape of 75 products returned from a search for “N95 Medical Masks” on Amazon revealed thousands of “verified purchase” reviews across 13 different products that were likely generated by bots or were plagiarized from completely unrelated products.The problem of fake reviews is nothing new for the Seattle-based company, of course. A British consumer report in April 2019 found that many tech products were being boosted by fake reviews. Just 24 pairs of headphones contained 10,000 reviews from unverified purchasers, a strong sign of being fake.HIV DRUGS DON’T WORK AS CORONAVIRUS TREATMENT, CLINICAL TRIAL REVEALS Andrea Wyatt of Inglewood, Calif., wears a mask as she collects her concessions at the Paramount Drive-In Theatres, Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Paramount, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) Last March, for the first time ever, the Federal Trade Commission took an Amazon seller to court for allegedly purchasing fake reviews to boost a product on the platform.Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., sent the FTC a letter that


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