Google will shell out over one-billion-dollars to France to settle a fiscal fraud probe.
French officials claimed Google failed to pay its dues for its activities in their nation.The tech company reports almost all of its European sales in Ireland where there is no tax.
A bipartisan group of state attorneys general are announcing a probe into Google's business practices.
Attorneys general from all 50 states unveiled their plan to investigate allegations that the tech industry restrains start-ups and releases too much consumer data.
D.C. Attorney General Carl Racine says this not a lawsuit, but an investigation to determine the facts and look into Google's potential monopolistic behavior.