Detroit spammer faces slammer

Monday, 16 January 2006, 2:03 AM EST

A US spammer likely faces at least two years in jail next week after he admitted using networks of compromised PCs to distribute junk mail messages. Daniel Lin, of West Broomfield, Detroit, is expected to plead guilty next Tuesday (17 January) at a court hearing after he admitted using virus-infected corporate computers to peddle weight-loss cures penis pills and other assorted tat.

At The Register.

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