The Moscow prosecutor's office began checking Wildberries due to complaints from sellers - Kommersant
The Moscow prosecutor's office initiated an audit against the Wildberries marketplace in connection with conflict retailer with sellers. This was announced by the head of the Union of Chairmen of the Public Monitoring Commission (POC) of Moscow Georgy Volkov.
“Today we had a meeting with the prosecutor of the Central Administrative District, who informed us that a prosecutor's check was organized on our application,” said Mr. Volkov (quoted by RIA Novosti).
On May 11, Wildberries announced the disclosure of "illegal methods of promotion" on the site using external services. The company claimed that the sellers of the marketplace used the Telegram bot to set up advertising campaigns on the site, but did not pay for them. Damage from the described fraud company appreciated in 650 million rubles. The accounts of 300 sellers who used the services were blocked.
On May 23, Wildberries reported that with 60% of the suspects, they decided to resume cooperation. About 70 Wildberries sellers came to the company's headquarters demanding that their accounts be unblocked. May 26 Electronic Commerce Union asked The Prosecutor General's Office and the Investigative Committee of Russia to check the actions of the Wildberries management for possible fraud.