Spammers Agree to $400,000 Settlement with FTC

A spam scam promising dates with lonely, if not quite desperate, housewives is among the latest unsolicited bulk e-mail schemes halted today by the Federal Trade Commission. According to the FTC, Cleverlink Trading's lonely housewives spam violated almost every provision of the 2003 CAN SPAM Act and the operators agreed to forfeit $400,000 in profits.

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