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  • Fugitive 'Spam King' Found Dead With Family

    07/25/2008 10:12:54 AM PDT · by Schnucki · 32 replies · 244+ views
    InformationWeek ^ | July 24, 2008 | Thomas Claburn
    Edward Davidson, the "spam king" who reportedly forced his wife to help him escape from a Colorado prison on Sunday, has killed himself, a woman, and a toddler, according to The Denver Post. Earlier Thursday, Colorado NBC affiliate reported that three people had been found dead in an apparent murder-suicide in the area of East Arkansas Place, near the town of Bennett, Colo. The identities of the victims were not disclosed at the time. Responding to an inquiry from InformationWeek, an officer with the Lakewood, Colo., police department said that he had heard that Davidson might have been involved...
  • Notorious Spam King Nabbed in Seattle

    05/31/2007 11:37:45 AM PDT · by bamahead · 17 replies · 839+ views
    Fox News/AP ^ | May 31, 2007 | N/A
    SEATTLE — A 27-year-old man described as one of the world's most prolific spammers was arrested Wednesday, and federal authorities said computer users across the Web could notice a decrease in the amount of junk e-mail. Robert Alan Soloway is accused of using networks of compromised "zombie" computers to send out millions upon millions of spam e-mails. "He's one of the top 10 spammers in the world," said Tim Cranton, a Microsoft Corp. lawyer who is senior director of the company's Worldwide Internet Safety Programs. "He's a huge problem for our customers. This is a very good day." • Click...
  • US Internet 'Spam King' arrested (Get a Rope!!)

    05/31/2007 6:13:17 AM PDT · by Anti-Bubba182 · 40 replies · 1,275+ views
    AFP ^ | 5-30-07 | Staff
    US prosecutors said they captured on Wednesday a nefarious Internet marketer responsible so much junk e-mail they called him "Spam King." Robert Soloway, 27, was arrested in Seattle, Washington, a week after being indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of identity theft, money laundering, and mail, wire, and e-mail fraud. "Spam is a scourge of the Internet, and Robert Soloway is one of its most prolific practitioners," said US Attorney for the Western District of Washington Jeffrey Sullivan. "Our investigators dubbed him the 'Spam King' because he is responsible for millions of spam emails." Between November of 2003...
  • King of Campaign Spam Howard Dean Caught - Again! Second time sending out unsolicted emails.

    08/19/2003 9:12:35 AM PDT · by BJungNan · 17 replies · 202+ views ^ | August 19, 2003 | gogov
    Howard Dean Caught for a second time sending out unsolicited junk email. Says he did not know. Two stories on this, one a Traditional News Format.And the other More of a techy Ed.