Two found guilty in spam case

Thursday, 4 November 2004, 9:14 AM EST

A man and his sister, who sent unsolicited junk email to millions of America Online customers, have been convicted in the first felony prosecution of distributors of spam in the US.

Jurors who convicted Jeremy Jaynes, 30, and Jessica DeGroot, 28, yesterday, later sentenced Jaynes to a nine-year prison term and fined DeGroot $US7500 for three convictions each of sending emails with fraudulent and untraceable routing information.

At The Age.

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