Virginia Sentences Spammer to 9 Years

A North Carolina man has become the latest example of Virginia's crackdown on spam, after being found guilting for sending hundreds of thousands of unwanted advertising e-mails. Jeremy Jaynes, considered one of the top ten spammers in the world by Spamhaus, was sentenced to nine years in prison. "This is a major victory for Virginians and all Americans," said Virginia Attorney General Jerry Kilgore in a statement.

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