Tuesday, July 01, 2003

Former East Tennessean pleads guilty to using spam to defraud by offering bogus investments

The Kingsport Times-News has this story on a former Johnson City man who sent out 9 million spam e-mails touting high-yield securities and managed to defraud those who responded of more than $100,000. The defendant is scheduled to be sentenced in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee in October.

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