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Google Pays $500 Million Fine For Drug Ads

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Google has agreed to pay one of the largest fines in U.S. history for allowing online Canadian pharmacies to place advertisements on the huge Internet search company’s web sites. The $500 million fine is roughly equal to the gross revenues made by Google and the pharmacies on these transactions between 2003 and 2009. Justice Department […]

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Shell Fined for 2008 Explosion in England

Posted June 20th, 2011 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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A British court has fined the Shell oil company more than $2 million for a 2008 explosion and fire at a gas terminal in England. The court ruled the company ignored warnings by workers at the plant in Bacton, on the Norfolk coast 200 kilometers northeast of London. No one was killed in the incident, […]

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