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Feds Nab Extortionist at the Plex

   
4:29 am on Jun 25, 2004 (gmt 0)

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The man claimed to have developed software that could create fraudulent AdWords clicks.

Bradley claimed he would sell the software to spammers if Google did not pay him about $150,000, the U.S. Attorney's office said in a statement.

Federal prosecutors said they arrested Bradley in March at the Mountain View, California, offices of Google, which they said fully cooperated with their investigation

Calif. Man Faces Charges Over Google Scheme [reuters.com]

4:30 am on Jun 25, 2004 (gmt 0)