Ex-AOL employee sentenced to 15 months in spam case

Thursday, 18 August 2005, 3:49 AM EST

A former America Online employee was sentenced to 15 months in prison today for stealing 92 million e-mail screen names from the Internet company and selling them to a spammer.

Jason Smathers, 25, pleaded guilty in February in federal court in Manhattan to charges that included conspiracy and interstate trafficking of stolen property.

By Christine Kearney at Computerworld.

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