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'Spam King' Sanford Wallace Sentenced to 2.5 Years In Prison

The 47 year old Las Vegas man known as the "Spam King" has been sentenced to 2.5 years in federal prison for sending over half-million spam messages to Facebook users resulting in over 27 million spam messages sent through social networking company's servers. He pleaded guilty last year to one count of fraud. The messages were sent to Facebook users in 2008 and 2009. The federal judge in San Jose, California has also ordered Sanford Wallace to pay over $310,000 in restitution.

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