As Google settled pharmacy ad probe for 500$ million, the giant search engine will not have to face the criminal prosecution regarding the charges that it unacceptably advantaged from ads promoting Canadian pharmacies that unlawfully introduced medicines into the US (united states).
With the settlement, the Internet search engine will not face criminal prosecution related to accusations that it improperly benefited from ads promoting Canadian pharmacies that illegally imported medicines into the United States.
The DOJ Department says the $500 million penalty is one of the largest such penalties e’er, and covers the income that Google earned from the prohibited advertisers. Google has since purported that it improperly aided the River pharmacies in advertising finished its AdWords schedule, as strain of the community.
“We banned the advertising of prescription drugs in the US by Canadian pharmacy some time ago, Google told the New York Times’ bids blog in a statement. “However it’s obvious with hindsight that was should not have allowed these ads on Google in the first place. Given the extensive coverage this settlement has already received we will not be commenting further.”