Alphabet says received civil investigative demand from US DoJ

Alphabet Inc said on Friday it had received a civil investigative demand from the US Department of Justice on August 30 seeking information and documents relating to its prior antitrust investigations in the United States and elsewhere.

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“We expect to receive in the future similar investigative demands from state attorneys general,”said Alphabet in a regulatory filing.

The company said it would continue to cooperate with the DOJ, federal and US state regulators, and other regulators around the world.

Texas leads the group of 30-plus attorneys general, which plans to announce the probe on September 9

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