Spam King

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Several individuals have been referred to as Spam King including but not limited to Vardan Kushnir, Alan Rasky, Scott Richter, and Sanford Wallace. Each is said to be responsible for sending vast quantities of spam over the internet. Spam clutters e-mail in-boxes and erodes the utility of e-mail as a communications medium.


  • Vardan Kushnir
    • Tracey E. Schelmetic. "Russian Spam King's Can Gets Stamped." TMC Net. July 27, 2005.News Report
    • "Russian Spam King Drugged and Beaten to Death." July 28, 2005. News Report
  • Scott Richter
    • Munir Kotadia. "Microsoft to spend spam king cash on net crime." The Spam Report. August 10, 2005. News Report
    • John Leyden. "Former 'Spam King' pays MS $7m to settle lawsuit." The Register. August 9, 2005. News Report
    • John Leyden. "Spam king surrenders his ignoble crown." The Register. News Report
  • Alan Rasky
    • Mike Wendland. "Spam king lives large off others' e-mail troubles: West Bloomfield computer empire helped by foreign Internet servers." Detroit Free Press. November 22, 2002.News Report
  • Sanford Wallace.
    • Brian McWilliams. "Exiled Spam-King's Go-Go Life." Wired News. October 7, 2003. News Article
    • Roy Mark. October 8, 2004 "FTC Pursues Former Spam King in Court." Internet News. News Report