Jul 01, 2021

Alternatively, try to imagine the situation without these controls in place. Apple recently released figures for how many scam apps and accounts they’ve taken down, and the numbers are astronomical.

> Apple stopped over $1.5 billion in potentially fraudulent transactions.

> Apple expelled 470,000 teams from the Apple Developer Program for fraud-related reasons. It also rejected nearly 205,000 developer enrollment attempts over fraud concerns.

> Apple deactivated 244 million customer accounts due to fraudulent and abusive activity, including fake reviews. It also rejected 424 million attempted account creations due to fraudulent and abusive patterns.