John Gruber of Daring Fireball points out The Curious Case Of The (Cr)apps That Make Money | PandoDaily.
Apple has a serious problem on their hands, and it is one they need to fix it as soon as possible. No, this isn’t a diatribe about the lack of Flash on the iPad. And, no, this isn’t about the need for an SD Card slot for iOS devices. Instead this is an issue that Apple’s biggest ally – iOS developers – are complaining about, one that hurts the user, and one that could end up damaging the iOS ecosystem more than any set of labor issues ever could.
TUAW has a good article on Seven tips to help you avoid counterfeit apps in the App Store
I thought only the Android Market really suffered from this kind of thing happening, but perhaps not anymore, sadly.