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‘Buffalo Spammer’ Found Guilty Of Forgery

Howard Carmack, known as the “Buffalo Spammer,” was found guilty by a Buffalo jury on 14 counts of identity theft and forgery, a spokesman for New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer said.

Carmack sent out 825 million bulk e-mail messages using stolen identities and forged addresses, the state charged.

Carmack was the first defendant to face charges under the state’s new identity-theft statute, Spitzer’s office said.

Read the full story at Reuters.