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Wave of fake iPhone retail apps floods App Store ahead of X'mas

The shoe retailer Foot Locker Inc has three iPhone apps. But that did not stop an entity calling itself Footlocke Sports Co Ltd from offering 16 shoe and clothing apps in the App Store.

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HUNDREDS of fake retail and product apps have popped up in Apple's App Store in recent weeks - just in time to deceive holiday shoppers.

Counterfeiters have masqueraded as retail chains like Dollar Tree and Foot Locker, big department stores like Dillard's and...

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