U.S. charges 4 under new law against 'spam' e-mails

Monday, 3 May 2004, 12:47 AM EST

Court documents in the landmark case in Detroit describe a nearly inscrutable puzzle of corporate identities, bank accounts and electronic storefronts in one alleged spam operation.

At one point, investigators said, packages were sometimes delivered to a restaurant, where a greeter accepted them and passed them along to one defendant.

Officials at the Federal Trade Commission, who announced the arrests in Washington on Thursday, said U.S. District Court Judge James F. Holderman froze the operation's assets at their request.

At CNN.

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