To catch a spammer

Friday, 8 June 2007, 1:36 AM EST

Earlier this week, federal agents incarcerated the worst guys to ever crap up your Inbox. For nearly a decade, Seattle Spam King Robert Soloway sent billions of illegal e-mails via hijacked computer networks. Some believe this prolific punk sent tens of millions of e-mails every day.

Alas, one fed’s prediction that we’d all see a subsequent drop in junk e-mail was not to be.

At MSNBC.

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