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another Fake App found !!!

04-15-2011, 01:44 AM
#1
Joined: Sep 2010
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Posts: 6
another Fake App found !!!

got excited this morning when opening up itunes, plant vs zombies 2 ?

clicked (wanted to what it looks like), then surprise. it's bogus, almost get fooled but many aren't lucky as me. this garbage even made it to top paid.

tagline was promising 'The plant vs zombies 2 is coming !!!' who wouldn't fell for that, even copy paste the description from the original and the most hilarious part that he adding things, example :

original : 50 fun-dead levels, bogus : 70 fun-dead levels .. WOW ! more levels !

can't be reached (support link is fake), just be careful guys
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Last edited by SeghoRames; 04-15-2011 at 06:19 AM. Reason: too many '!' words
04-15-2011, 02:01 AM
#2
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 20
It's not actually meant to be PvZ2, rather a guide to a supposed PvZ2. Still bogus though.
04-15-2011, 06:27 AM
#3
Joined: Sep 2010
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Posts: 6
yeah, people think that it is PvZ2 and since the title is really promising so they just clicked ignoring writing below it 'reference', if the dev is fair he posted the link to contact but both links (support&web) were fake. the app made it to top 10, i guess many people got tricked and the comments were filled 'gimme me back my money'
04-15-2011, 08:12 AM
#4
Joined: Mar 2011
Location: Not USA
Posts: 205
Yeah, I really hate that they even the put the information that it's a guide at the very bottom of description. I'm sure they do that to deceive as many people as they can while still being "not-entirely-guilty".
04-15-2011, 08:21 AM
#5
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: Holland
Posts: 600
There are plenty of apps like this if something seems to good to be true better check again becouse it usualy is
04-15-2011, 12:24 PM
#6
How the f*** did this garbage get approved by Apple? That means the Apple review staff fails if they all applied to be garbagemen. It's BS like this that makes people wonder what's the point of putting in effort and creativity to make a few bucks, when teenage nerds hiding in their mom's basement exploiting the market with a few lines of code can make much more.
Oh well good thing this is iTunes, his loss anyways as he's actually going to end up paying back to Apple more than he earned since Apple demands a 100% refund from the devs, lol.

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