Microsoft looks at whether Russians bought U.S. ads on search engine

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said on Monday it was looking into whether Russians bought U.S. election ads on its Bing search engine or on other Microsoft-owned products and platforms, after rival Google said it had discovered such ads on its products.

A spokeswoman for Microsoft said in a statement in response to questions from Reuters that the company did not yet have any other information to share. (Reporting by David Ingram; Editing by David Gregorio)