25 Jan '12, 8am

WSJ: Federal Prisoner Helped U.S. Sting Against Google’s Pharmacy Ads

As the WSJ reports, David Whitaker first tipped federal agents to Google’s complicity with his pharmaceutical activities when he was arrested in Mexico in 2008 and sent back to the U.S. to face wire fraud, conspiracy and commercial bribery charges. That case wasn’t directly related to an online pharmacy that he had set up in 2006 — an operation that sold steroids and human growth hormone to U.S. residents and advertised through Google’s AdWords program. Whitaker tells the Journal that Google was aware of what he was doing.

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