Google Penalized A Germany Agency & Their Clients For Link Schemes, Says Matt Cutts

google-war-links-featuredSoon after Google has warned Germany SEOs about paid links and link schemes, Google’s head of search spam, Matt Cutts, posted on Twitter that they took action on a German agency and their clients for link schemes.

Matt Cutts wrote, “this week we took action on a German agency’s link network/clients.” He added that Google will be going after more Germany link schemes in the near future.

This was not unexpected, the other week, Matt Cutts also announced on Twitter that they targeted a French link network, that shut down shortly after the announcement.

This time, Matt Cutts did not specify which agency or network of links Google targeted but I suspect in the next few days, we will hear rumors of the specific company.

Here is Matt’s tweet:

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