Soloway pleads guilty
Spammer Robert Soloway, who was arrested in May of last year has pled guilty in U.S. District Court in Seattle. He's pled guilty to fraud, CAN-SPAM violations, and failure to file an income tax return. The feds dropped the charge of aggravated identity theft in a plea bargain. He faces up to 26 years total on the three charges. He will also have to forfeit roughly $10,000 in property and sit through a polygraph test on the issue of his other assets.
- Seattle PI: Spam king pleads guilty
- Seattle Times: Man dubbed "spam king" pleads guilty to three charges
- Digital Trends: Seattle-based spam king Robert Soloway pleaded guilty to three counts in U.S. District Court, including email fraud.