Target Spam: $38M lawsuits filed!

The allies NY Attorney General Eliot Spitzer and Microsoft launch a massive legal offensive against a spam network allegedly responsible for sending more than 250 million junk e-mails daily.

The allies NY Attorney General Eliot Spitzer and Microsoft launch a massive legal offensive against a spam network allegedly responsible for sending more than 250 million junk e-mails daily. Spitzer filed a $20 million lawsuit against a New York-based spam ring allegedly led by Scott Richter, president of e-mail marketing firm OptInRealBig.com, accusing the company of being part of a network that hijacked computers and used them as drone machines to send billions of illegal and deceptive spam messages.

In addition to Richter and OptInRealBig.com, lawsuits were filed against New York-based Synergy6 Inc. and five others who allegedly assisted in the… [Read More…]