Thursday, 4 June 2015

Fake Antivirus App
Google refunds to Thousands of Buyers Who Bought Fake Antivirus App from Play Store
There is a very popular paid antivirus app in the play store, which was actually a scam. 
App name is "VIRUS SHIELD"
The cost of this app is $3.99 and it has been purchased by approximate 10,000 users.
The Virus Shield Android Application claimed to protect user from viruses, malwares and spywares, but in actual it doesn't scan anything and it has been removed from the store once the fraud had been uncovered.
If you have purchased this app, don't worry, check you email account. Google support has contacted everyone who has purchased this app and refunded who amount of this app $3.99 and offered an extra $5 Google Play Store credit to each, which can be used to purchase apps, games, books, music and movies from play store.

We're reaching out to you because you recently purchased the “Virus Shield” app on Google Play. This app made the false claim that it provided one-click virus protection; in reality, it did not.
Google Play’s policies strictly prohibit false claims like these, and in light of this, we’re refunding you for your “Virus Shield” purchase. You should see funds returned to your account within the next 14 days.
Additionally we'd like to offer you $5 promotional credit, which can be used to purchase digital content on Google Play such as apps, games, books, music and movies.
Your credit redemption code is XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX. Click or tap here to redeem. For help redeeming, please visit our Help Center.
We're sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused; rest assured that we're always working to make Google Play better for our users.

Thank you,
Google Play Support


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