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Fraud in top 25 Grossing Charts

02-23-2012, 10:57 AM
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Fraud in top 25 Grossing Charts

If you look at the Top 25 Grossing list you will find apps that are at the top that are clearly holding up because of fraud. Some of the games include Shanghai MUHE Network game at #11, Sega's Kingdom Conquest at #7, Kamagames' Texas Poker #25 & Storm8's World War #2 & iMobster #9.

Storm8's games havent been updated since 2010 & practically abandoned. Yet they somehow appear at the top. Sega's Kingdom Conquest & Storm8 are littered with fraud reports in Apple's community forums.

https://discussions.apple.com/thread...art=0&tstart=0
https://discussions.apple.com/thread...t=150&tstart=0
https://discussions.apple.com/thread...t=450&tstart=0

How does a Chinese app that has 1.5 star rating get to #11 in top grossing?

How do Storm8's apps get to the top 10 when they haven't done any updates for a year and are in the top 10 ONLY in the US?

Is Apple doing something to stop the gaming of the gross ranks?
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02-23-2012, 11:02 AM
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yup... it's a huge conspiracy... you figured it out... CONGRATS! =oD

02-23-2012, 11:19 AM
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I think those are the apps that hackers use for emptying out hacked accounts.

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02-23-2012, 11:55 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sapphire_neo View Post
I think those are the apps that hackers use for emptying out hacked accounts.
I agree. What can Apple to do stop that? It looks like some of us are being stacked against these apps... Also, it helps these companies to gain players by staying on top of the ranks...
02-23-2012, 12:35 PM
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i don't download crapps like those anyway, so i'm safe haha

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02-24-2012, 08:05 AM
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Yeah I was just hacked by some chinese app by "Lv1" I had 23.78 (or something) in my account down to 8 cents . I complained to apple already, but I doubt I get refunded. It makes me so mad because I just put 15 dollars of that in a few hrs ago and I was just about to use it all on new games ><.

edit. The thing is I played that Sega conquest game like 8 months ago or a year (Can't remember) So why am I just now getting hacked and not then..

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02-24-2012, 09:46 AM
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This is found, it is this?
right on... a couple more


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02-24-2012, 11:49 AM
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[QUOTE=ivydha;2153089]
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Originally Posted by runformoney1110 View Post
i don't download crapps like those anyway, so i'm safe haha
/QUOTE]i don't download crapps like those anyway,
again, what is it with these 'new members' quoting and then re-typing what they quoted?? WTF is goin on here?!?
02-24-2012, 12:50 PM
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Why we need another thread like this I don't know.

We all know and don't need some unknown dictator to tell us this. It's pretty clear, we are not unintelligent intellectuals.

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02-24-2012, 12:57 PM
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Originally Posted by triggywiggy View Post
Why we need another thread like this I don't know.

We all know and don't need some unknown dictator to tell us this. It's pretty clear, we are not unintelligent intellectuals.
I dunno about that...


I, personally, need someone to tell me what's going on, what I think, what I feel about what I think, and how to voice what I feel about what I think...


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