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American spammer sentenced to nine years in prison

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An American individual was sentenced to nine years in prison for sending mass e-mails. It has been proven in court that Jeremy Jaynes, 30, was responsible for sending 10 million pieces of spam a day, from his home in North Carolina.

The trial also found that the spammer could get one answer for every 30,000 emails sent with order orders, advances the international press. In total, Jaynes, who had the support of a sister to maintain the scheme, will have received between 10 and 17 thousand order orders per month, made via credit card. On average, each order made 40 dollars.

Even given the dimensions of the crime, the penalty will not be carried out for now. The judge found that the new American legislation for the spam, applied to this type of crime, raises constitutional questions, applied to a case of this type. Thus, the sentence will be suspended until a new law is created to define the type of distribution of emails used by the criminal, who sets up an interstate commercial action.

Jaynes had already been convicted in November by the State of North Carolina for violating the statute anti-spam enshrined in legislation. At this point, the spammer was heard for illegally accessing AOL accounts to send hundreds of commercial email messages.

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