PRWeb, the public relations company that transmitted a fake press release about Google acquiring Wi-Fi technology provider ICOA, said it has taken down the release and "turned the matter over to the proper authorities."
Marketing company Vocus owns the PRWeb site. Vocus Director of Public Relations Frank Strong posted a statement to the company's Web site, saying that it was a matter of identity theft.
PRWeb transmitted a press release for ICOA that we have since learned was fraudulent. The release was not issued or authorized by ICOA. Vocus reviews all press releases and follows an internal … Read more