Google Inc has almost settled a US criminal investigation of allegations that the company making money from advertisements, from online pharmacies that breaks the?US law.?A leading newspaper reported, ?Google is close to settling a US criminal investigation into allegations it made hundreds of millions of dollars by accepting ads from online pharmacies that break US laws.?
Google did disclose that it has set aside $500 million to potentially resolve a case with the Justice Department. The company also stated that the amount was set aside in connection with the potential resolution of a probe by the Justice Department into the use of Google advertising by certain advertisers.