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Yandex.Taxi fined $1,500 for inappropriate advertising

16:58 13/11/2018

MOSCOW, November 13 (RAPSI) - The Federal Antimonopoly Agency (FAS) has fined Yandex.Taxi 100,000 rubles ($1,500) for a small print in its advertisement, the watchdog’s statement reads.

According to the FAS, from mid-March to May, the company advertised its services in several Russian cities including Kursk, Petrozavodsk, Stavropol, Pyatigorsk, Ivanovo, Cherepovets and Murmansk. A part of the ads’ text was published in an unreadable print.

The antimonopoly agency held that a substantial part of the advertisement was published in a fine print; therefore, customers had misperception of the services’ cost.

In September, the watchdog found Yandex.Taxi guilty of distributing misinforming advertisement and issued the company an instruction to stop the violation. 


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Yandex.Taxi fined $1,500 for inappropriate advertising

16:58 13/11/2018 The Federal Antimonopoly Agency (FAS) has fined Yandex.Taxi 100,000 rubles ($1,500) for a small print in its advertisement.
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