AOL after spammer's buried gold

  • After threatening to get tough on serial junk emailers three years ago, AOL intends to show its conviction has not wavered by digging up the garden belonging to the parents of a convicted spammer - in pursuit of buried gold and platinum.

    On Tuesday the company announced that it intended to dig up the garden in Massachusetts belonging to the parents of Davis Wolfgang Hawke. The parents claim they have not seen their son in more that a year, not since he was fined $12.8 million by a US court under the US Can-Spam Act.

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