"We recently broke news of an iPhone developer who tried their hand at bribing sites for content. Those that refused the bribe were met with a larger bribe and failing that, blackmail. Many wondered at the time about the high priced initial offer of $300 for each article discussing the game's sequel, and it's now become clear how the developer could afford such PR; they never intended to pay up.
Negative Gamer has learned that an FTC complaint has been filed, but not by any of the publications involved. Instead the complaint was apparently filed by a concerned third party who wishes to remain nameless."