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  1. The Dirty Lawsuit Could be First of its Kind in Reputation Management

    In a deal with prosecution Jones was sentenced to five years of probation but no jail time, and she didn't have to register as a sex offender. However, Federal Judge William Bertelsman denied this motion and Richie's appeal in April.

  2. Google Forfeiture: Government Splits $500 Million

    Five agencies that participated in the investigation of Google for distributing paid search ads for Canadian pharmacies that illegally shipping drugs into the U.S.will split $230 million of the $500 million Google forfeited to avoid prosecution by...

  3. Google Engages in Misleading, Deceptive Conduct with AdWords: Australian Court

    Last year, the search ad giant forfeited $500 million to avoid prosecution by the U.S. Still, said a Google spokesperson in a statement to World News Australia, "We are disappointed by the Federal Court's decision that Google should be responsible...

  4. Google Pays $500M to Avoid DOJ Prosecution on Drug Ads

    Google will forfeit $500 million, one of the largest financial forfeiture penalties ever, to avoid criminal prosecution by the Department of Justice. The Department of Justice will continue to hold accountable companies who in their bid for profits...

  5. Sponsored webinar: Strengthening the defences

    Go after them to seize the assets, either through a civil case or a criminal prosecution if possible. Last year the Obama administration announced a new initiative led by FinCEN to combat fraudulent loan modification schemes and co-ordinate ongoing...

  6. Daily SearchCast, August 23, 2006: Is Google Bad For Other Businesses? Will Brazil Close Google's Offices There? Isn't Yahoo Coupon Finder Cool? And More!

    A post in our SEW Forums and a report from Xinhau says that Brazil's federal prosecution service is moving to close Google's operations in Brazil. Today's search podcast covers whether Google is too dominant over businesses?

  7. Daily SearchCast, August 17, 2006: Hot Search Blogs; GoogleTalk Gets New Features; Filing Time For Yahoo Click Fraud Settlement; Beaming Up Google Engineers & More!

    Prosecution Service of Brazil, said Google refused "to cooperate with authorities about user information" on Orkut. Yesterday, the Federal Trekkin' for Google Engineers and more! Tune-in by listening to this