AOL raffles spammer's gold bars

Thursday, 11 August 2005, 12:55 AM EST

AOL is planning to give away assets seized from spammers in a US sweepstake due to launch Wednesday. A 2003 Hummer H2, $75,000 in cash and $20,000 in gold are up for grabs in a give-away of the illicit gains of junk mailing. It's the second time AOL has given away assets confiscated from a spammer. Last year, AOL raffled a $45,000 Porsche Boxster it seized as part of a settlement against another unnamed junk mail scumbag.

By John Leyden at The Register.

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