A well-known spammer known as 'Spam King' or spam king surrendered to the FBI. The action paved the 500 thousand a Facebook account now sentenced to prison.

Sanford Wallace, the king of spam, was arrested in Las Vegas, United States (U.S.) this weekend. 43-year-old man was known to hack a Facebook account in November 2008 until March 2009. He allegedly used the account dihacknya to make 27 million on the Facebook wall posting spam.

Facebook users who becomes the target, will see the post as if it came from his friend. When clicked, they will go to a site that is designed so that the victim provide personal information such as full name, email address and password. After that, they will be directed to the alleged traffic related websites will provide substantial benefits for Wallace.

Quoted from the Telegraph, Sunday (08/07/2011), the man also known as Wallace and David Frederix Spamford initially test the form of spam is between two Facebook accounts. Wallace is now snared 11 fraud charges that include acts intentionally damaging a protected computer and criminal contempt.

Facebook itself is very welcome arrest Wallace. "We applaud the efforts of the FBI and U.S. attorney's office led spammer to court," said Chris Sonderby, Security and Investigation Lead Counsel on Facebook.

He mentioned, two years ago Facebook sue Wallace and federal court ordered him to pay a fine of EUR 711 million for sending spam to Facebook users.

"Wallace is now actually facing serious time in detention because of his actions," said a spokesman for Facebook was satisfied.


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