Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

Three Indicted For Violating Anti-Spam Law


  • Please log in to reply

#1
Chachazz

Chachazz

    Member 3k

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,046 posts

Aug. 26, 2005
By The Associated Press
   

PHOENIX (AP)--Three people accused of running a huge computer spam operation have been indicted on charges of violating a law aimed at cracking down on unsolicited e-mails, prosecutors said.

James R. Schaffer, Jeffrey A. Kilbride, and Jennifer R. Clason were each charged on Thursday with two counts of fraud and one count of criminal conspiracy under the U.S. law known as CAN-SPAM, short for Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act.

The law, in effect since January 2004, is meant to diminish unsolicited e-mail messages, commonly known as spam.

Kilbride and Schaffer also were charged with transportation of obscene material using a computer service and one count of money laundering.

Money laundering charges could result with prison sentences.....

Story at: InformationWeek(TechWeb)
  • 0

Advertisements







Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP