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Sting nets two spam scam suspects

Sting nets two spam scam suspects

The US secret service has arrested two men over accusations that they sent massive quantities of spam emails to more than 1.2m AOL subscribers. Todd Moeller (AKA Trill), of New Jersey, and his business partner Adam Vitale (AKA Batch1), 25, of Florida, were busted after agents used an informant to hire the duo to spamvertise a computer security product. Mueller taped his "client" for $6,500 for IT equipment needed to facilitate the bulk mail operation. He also made an agreement that would guarantee him $40,000, at minimum, or half the proceeds of sales of the security product, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports. The Spamhaus Project has a full run-down on the case against Vitale (here) and Mueller (here). UKFast is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites.

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