The life and death of Russia’s spam king

Wednesday, 26 July 2006, 12:39 PM EST

Kushnir had created a comfortable existence for himself in Moscow. His business, the American Language Center (ALC), which taught English to Russian nationals, was thriving on the back of a relentless spamming campaign. Twenty-five million emails a day generated enough new clients to subsidize Kushnir’s heroic bouts of clubbing and sex, indulging himself in a way that was remarkable even in a city known for its profound lack of shame.

At Wired.

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