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Prolific Spammer Faces Fraud, Theft Charges

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Prolific Spammer Faces Fraud, Theft Charges

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Prolific Spammer Faces Fraud, Theft Charges

Prolific Spammer Faces Fraud, Theft Charges

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Don't be surprised if you notice fewer unwanted e-mails in your inbox today. One of the world's most active spammers, Robert Alan Soloway, was arrested Wednesday in Seattle. Soloway has been accused of sending millions of unwanted emails and has been charged with mail fraud, wire fraud, aggravated identity theft and money laundering.

Marc Rogers, a cyber forensics expert at Purdue University, talks with Alex Cohen.

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