Google Cracks Down On
Google said today it is taking aim at fraudulent companies that uses its name for money scams.
Bogus offers such as "Easy Cash with Google" and "Use Google to Make 1000s of Dollars!" has led the company to take a number of measures.
Google has filed a lawsuit against Pacific WebWorks and several other unnamed defendants for using its name in questionable money schemes.
The Official Google Blog offers more details. "Even as we’re taking legal action to try to cut these sites off at the source, we’re still working constantly to remove scammy URLs from our index, and we’ll permanently disable AdWords accounts that provide a poor or harmful user experience, whether or not they use Google’s trademarks illegally."
Google warns users to be wary of the following names:
Google Biz Kit
Earn Google Cash Kit
Google Marketing Kit
The Home Business Kit for Google
Google StartUp Kit