Indictments handed down in Arizona spam case

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Indictments handed down in Arizona spam case

Three people accused of sending massive amounts of spam face possible prison sentences after being indicted by a grand jury in the U.S. state of Arizona and accused of violating the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 and other charges, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a statement.

Named in the indictment are Jennifer R. Clason, Jeffrey A. Kilbride, and James R. Schaffer. The three are accused of sending spam that advertised pornographic Web sites, said the DOJ in a statement. They could make money from commissions that the Web sites paid in return for directing traffic to their sites, the statement said.

Read the complete story(IDG News Service via Macworld)