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(sorry if i'm in the wrong section) How do I report a Fraudulant Business?

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How do I report a fraudulant "Business" that shows up as the third listing on a google shopping search for a certain software?  Upon trying to buy Adobe Photoshop CS6 on a top site during a google shopping search, I ran into a little trouble in the purchase stage.  I called the number on the website and it rang to a hotel in London.  I searched the address provided and it showed a random house (which, yes, could be the business I guess...).  I emailed their "sales team" and my email bounced back saying it doesn't exist.  They are taking people's CC info for a product that is not sold from a storefront that most likely only exists in an internet cafe in Lagos.

 

Please advise.  Is there a way to report them so the search doesn't promote their activities or should I just leave this alone?

Thank You.

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(sorry if i'm in the wrong section) How do I report a Fraudulant Business?

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Hi,

 

Sorry for your situation. 

 

This community does not regulate businesses in any way. You should report the business to local governing agencies, law enforcement, cyber crimes, etc.. Consumers should always research any and all companies found online to best determine if they are legitimate or not.

 

You can accelerate the demise of a fraudulent business by leaving honest reviews wherever possible.  

 

Kind Regards,

 

James

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