Is There One Person Responsible For All That Junk Email?

(Time Techland) ‘Spam King’ Sanford Wallace Could Face 16 Years in Prison

Sanford Wallace’s claim to fame as the Spam King dates back to the late ’90s, when his company, Cyber Promotions, became notorious for sending unsolicited junk emails to the masses.

Flash forward to 2011, and Wallace is now facing criminal charges for allegedly sending over 27 million spam messages through illegally phished Facebook accounts in 2008 and 2009.

If convicted, Wallace, 43, could face over 16 years in prison plus $2 million in fines.

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