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Spam traffic through google / cpc (digital ocean)

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I recently found out a huge spike in traffic from source medium google / cpc. In further detail: its campaign is a remarketing display ad running in adwords. 


However, it's all fake traffic coming through the ISP digital ocean. I know its fake because within google adwords this traffic isn't showing up as clicks (luckily i'm not credited for 20k fake traffic a week).

Does anyone know what might be causing this?

Thanks a million!

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Spam traffic through google / cpc (digital ocean)

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Hi Paul,


How are you pretty sure that the traffic is spam and coming from one ISP only? Are you using any 3rd party tool to investigate this? Also if you are not charged for those clicks, then what is the actual issue?