Massachusetts fires legal broadside at spam gang

Friday, 13 May 2005, 7:39 AM EST

Massachusetts Attorney General Tom Reilly obtained an emergency court order on Wednesday shutting down dozens of websites allegedly operated by a sophisticated ring of Boston area spammers. The group are allegedly behind millions of unsolicited, deceptive email messages touting unapproved counterfeit drugs, pirated software, and pornography that have plagued email users for months.

By John Leyden at The Register.

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