Unusual 'pump-and-dump' spam run continues

Tuesday, 14 August 2007, 2:15 AM EST

More spam made its way to in-boxes today touting a small Florida company first hit by a massive "pump-and-dump" scam last week. The company has denied any responsibility for the junk mail that drove up its stock price and said it will look at stockholder data in the hope that it can uncover who was behind the scheme.

Prime Time Group, a company that owns and operates convenience and wireless stores in the U.S. and Caribbean, was the focus of a huge spam dump early last week that broke single-day records at several mail-filtering vendors.

At Computerworld.

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