Amazon used machine learning and 10,000 employees to prevent over 10 billion fake listings from being posted on its site last year, up 67% from 2019, and it also destroyed 2 million counterfeit items that arrived at its warehouses, according to a company report. Amazon said it invested over $700 million last year to fight counterfeits, but it noted that an increasing number of scammers are trying to capitalize on the rise in e-commerce shopping spurred by the pandemic.
Amazon taps tech, employees to thwart 10B scam listings
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