It had around 1000 backlinks.
Let us say the niche was Baseballs.
The backlinks were on all sorts of crazy sites.
For instance: Scientist Science Papers Collection.com
All sorts of sites that had nothing to do with niche. The pages had lists of articles.
Are these sites set up to handle SEO and this is where the people who hire out to build backlinks put them?
How can Google not determine that this is a scam?
Also, a lot of the articles were written by someone without a good understanding of English.
So what it be? Edumacate me