List of spammers

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This is a list of individuals and organizations noteworthy for engaging in bulk electronic spamming, either on their own behalf or on behalf of others. It is not a list of all spammers, only those whose actions have attracted substantial independent attention.

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  16. ^ "Detroit Spammer and Four Co-Conspirators Plead Guilty to Multi-Million Dollar E-Mail Stock Fraud Scheme". United States Department of Justice. June 22, 2009. Retrieved June 25, 2009. 
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  21. ^ "Feds: Spamming made millions for dropout". Associated Press. September 12, 2005. Retrieved July 18, 2009. 
  22. ^ "Notorious spammer Christopher 'Rizler' Smith smacked down, again". January 26, 2006. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
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  24. ^ "One of world's top 10 spammers held in Seattle". MSNBC. May 31, 2007. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  25. ^ Claburn, Thomas (May 2, 2008). "Spam Turns 30 And Never Looked Healthier". Retrieved November 7, 2009. 
  26. ^ Streitfeld, David (May 11, 2003). "Opening Pandora's In-Box". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 8, 2010. 
  27. ^ Scoblionkov, Deborah (January 22, 1998). "Life In Spamalot". Philadelphia City Paper. Retrieved October 30, 2009. 
  28. ^ "Sanford Wallace: Facebook Wins $711 Million In Case Against 'Spam King'". Huffington Post. October 30, 2009.