Australian spammer prosecuted

Monday, 30 October 2006, 2:01 PM EST

An Australian company and its director have been fined a total of $AU5.5m (£2.2m) after they were found to have sent more than 200 million spam emails in a 12 month period.

The Perth-based spammer, Wayne Mansfield, and his company Clarity1, were found to have illegally sent out millions of spam messages in the 12 months since Australian spam laws were introduced in April 2004.

At vnunet.

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