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How to report scam business reviews on Google Maps

Google Maps is one of the biggest directions services due to its ability to provide directions. It also provides its users with a review. But on the other side, scam review is affecting the business a lot. Luckily, we have an option to report those scammers who are constantly trying to disgrace the business’s name and goodwill. Sometimes the reason behind a one-star review can be a bad service. And therefore no one can be blamed for this condition, apart from the business owner.

After posting these fake reviews, the scammers try to blackmail the business and ask for money to remove the review. If you are facing the same situation or see any scam reviews on Google Maps, then they must be marked out instantly. This is one of the rapid and easiest ways Google can notify malicious behavior.

Here’s how to report a Google Maps scam business reviews 

Android Devices

  • Visit the Google Maps app
  • Search for the business and Find the business profile
  • Click on Reviews and search & find the scam review
  • Tap on the three horizontal dot menu at the top right corner
  • Click on Report review


  1. Find the business profile in Google Maps
  2. Search for the review rating
  3. Tap on Reviews
  4. Click on the three-dot menu
  5. Hit Report review 

You will be asked to enter extra information after clicking Report review in every case. Once you filled it in, the flagged Google review will be adieu for further investigation. If it will be approved, then the scam review will be removed, and the business getting affected will no longer have to tackle this issue.

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