Couple Ordered to Pay $236 Million for Sending Spam

A federal judge has ordered an Arizona couple to pay more than $236 million for sending millions of spam messages to a small Iowa ISP. Henry Perez and his wife Suzanne Bartok were ordered to pay the damages -- amounting to $10 per bulk e-mail -- following a four-year court case in which the judge found that they had bombarded CIS Internet Services of Clinton, Iowa, over a four-month period in 2003.

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