Google says RR Donnelley filed draft earnings statement without authorization

SAN FRANCISCO Thu Oct 18, 2012 1:40pm EDT

The Google Inc logo is projected on a screen during the unveiling of ''Google Instant'' at a news conference in San Francisco, California September 8, 2010. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

The Google Inc logo is projected on a screen during the unveiling of ''Google Instant'' at a news conference in San Francisco, California September 8, 2010.

Credit: Reuters/Robert Galbraith

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc said its financial printer RR Donnelley filed a draft of its third quarter earnings statement without authorization on Thursday morning.

Google said it was working to finalize the document and that it would hold its conference call at 1:30pm Pacific Time. (Reporting By Alexei Oreskovic)