'Spam King' Nabbed By FBI On Facebook Fraud Charges

Law360, New York (August 4, 2011, 10:18 PM EDT) -- A Las Vegas man who dubbed himself the "Spam King" was arrested by FBI agents Thursday in connection with criminal fraud charges in California federal court alleging he sent 27 million spam messages through Facebook Inc.'s servers.

Sanford Wallace, 43, turned himself in to the FBI, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California.

Wallace was indicted by a federal grand jury in July for multiple counts of fraud, three counts of intentional damage to a protected computer and two counts of...
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