According to reports in the Washington Post, Vice, and other media outlets, a jewelry company executive named Michael Arnstein filed a lawsuit to have allegedly defamatory online criticisms about his company de-indexed from Google listings and was successful in obtaining a court order to that effect. Google then dutifully removed the offending URLS listed in the judge's order. So far, so good.

The trouble started when additional critiques resurfaced, and the owner seemingly chose to take an express route to justice the second time around, submitting new takedown orders to Google that prosecutors allege were forgeries of the judge's order from the initial hearing. Turns out DIY is not a good approach when it comes to crafting judicial orders. Click through to read the full story.