AOL awards $85,000 to spam sweepstakes winner

Friday, 9 September 2005, 3:03 PM EST

America Online played Robin Hood on Thursday, delivering more than $85,000 in cash and gold bars, as well as the keys to a Hummer H2, to 53-year-old welder Marc Daniels.

The company collected the money and goods as part of a settlement in a multi-million dollar spam lawsuit. In August, more than 1 million people entered AOL's Spammer's Gold Sweepstakes for a shot at the prize.

By K.C. Jones at InformationWeek.

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