E-Mail 'Spam King' Pleads Guilty, Faces 20 Years A man known as the "spam king" has pleaded guilty to federal charges of mail fraud, wire fraud and failure to file a tax return. He faces up to 20 years in prison. Prosecutors say Robert Alan Soloway, 28, sent millions of junk e-mails around the world. The most serious charge he faces is one for non-electronic mail fraud.


E-Mail 'Spam King' Pleads Guilty, Faces 20 Years

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But maybe spamming is not so lucrative for him after all because his lawyer says his client is broke. And among the items the judge will be asked to consider for forfeiture as a penalty here are the Spam King's collections of 24 pairs of sunglasses valued at more than 3700 bucks.

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