Warspammer pleads guilty under anti-spam law

Wednesday, 29 September 2004, 7:26 PM EST

A Los Angeles man who used other people's wi-fi networks to send thousands of unsolicited adult-themed e-mails from his car pleaded guilty to a single felony Monday, in what prosecutors say is the first criminal conviction under the federal CAN-SPAM Act.

In a plea agreement with prosecutors, Nicholas Tombros, 37, faces a likely sentencing range stretching from probation to six months in custody, assuming he has no prior criminal convictions. Sentencing is set for December 27th.

By Kevin Poulsen at SecurityFocus.

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