Friday, 26 August 2011

"Spam king" on Facebook hes surrendered himself

Sanford Wallace, who is suspected of Facebook users by more than 27 million spam, surrendered to the FBI agency in California.

American Sanford Wallace, who is suspected that the social network Facebook users sent over 27 million spam or junk mail, surrendered to the FBI agency in California.

Wallace, nicknamed the "spam king", denies that he has developed a program that is able to bypass all the filters on Facebook and gather data about the user accounts of this network.

If proven guilty, Wallace threatened a prison sentence of up to 10 years, and until the beginning of the trial was released on bail of $ 100,000.

Prosecutors allege that the program asking Wallace to the so-called messages. "walls" of Facebook users, who allegedly came from a friend, and invited them to visit the website on which their information is collected, reported the BBC.

Those who would respond to this call are then diverted to another website that Wallace brought "substantial financial gain," the prosecutor, noting that the same program set up lists of friends and Facebook users, and they also sent spamming the same way.

In the period since November 2008. by March 2009. year is about 500,000 compromised account on Facebook and sent in more than 27 million spam.

Wallace, who lives in Las Vegas, is charged with six counts of fraud via electronic mail, three counts of intentionally damaging a protected computer and two counts of contempt of court.

The company "Facebook" is suing him 2009th when he was prohibited by court order to access this network, but he did earlier this year, however many times did.

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