The Spam Diaries

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

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Spammer convicted in jury trial under CAN SPAM

The LA Times is calling this the first defendant found guilty by a jury under the CAN-SPAM law.

Jeffrey Goodin of Azusa, CA was convicted for phishing credit and other personal information from AOL users. He was able to do about a million dollars worth of financial damage.

Story: Man guilty of Internet spam in AOL case. (Registration required).

More informaton from Law Fuel.com: 'Phisher' Guilty of Posing As AOL Billing Department And Obtaining Credit Card & Personal Information.

U.S. DOJ press release: 'Phisher' Guilty of Posing As AOL Billing Department And Obtaining Credit Card & Personal Information

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