The Spam Diaries

News and musings about the fight against spam.
 by Edward Falk

Thursday, January 26, 2006

AOL wins $5M judgment against spammer

The AP is reporting that Christopher William Smith has been found guilty of runing an "online pharamacy" and hawking "generic Viagra" by spam. A federal judge has ordered him to pay AOL damages and legal fees totalling nearly $5.6 million in damages.

See the Seattle PI article for the complete story.

And according to Spam Daily News, Smith's lawyer, Daniel Adkins is facing charges of his own. He is charged with conspiracy to distribut controlled substances, wire fraud, and a number of other things.


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