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How do you report a Fraudlent Ad ?

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A different company (direct competitor) is using our Company Name directly in the Adword/Search so they can redirect customers to their website.

 

We are pursuing direct measures with that company to cease and desist, but would like to know;

 

1) Is this a violation of Google's Policy?  (would hope that it is)

 

2) If so can Google remove the fraud now ?

 

Thanks

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yes you can actually send a request to Google. Here's what you need

 

Google requires the Trademark # and all the variations of the mark including registry marks.

Once you have that to send an email  to Google. Google is being very picky on how they are enforcing your trademark.

use this link to request it.

http://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=6118

 

Re: How do you report a Fraudlent Ad ?

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To follow with angelomaglanoc;

Only if your company's name is a trade-name

Moshe, AdWords Top Contributor , Twitter | Linkedin | Community Profile | Ad-Globe
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