'Spam King' sentenced to two years in prison

Posted in: Spam at 16/06/2016 14:09

A US man who sent more than 27 million spam emails to Facebook users has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison.

Sanford Wallace, 47, is nicknamed the "Spam King" and last year pleaded guilty to federal charges including fraud and criminal contempt in connection with using electronic mail.
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-36538541

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"Spam King," who defied nearly $1B in default judgments, sentenced to 2.5 years
A Las Vegas man known as the "Spam King" was sentenced Monday to 2.5 years in federal prison. He pleaded guilty last year to one count of fraud.
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2016/06/spam-king-who-defied-nearly-1b-in-default-judgments-sentenced-to-2-5-years/

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