Las Vegas man accused of mass spamming on Facebook
(AP) -- A federal grand jury has indicted a Las Vegas man on charges he sent more than 27 million spam messages to Facebook users.
Forty-year-old Sanford Wallace, the self-proclaimed "Spam King," turned himself in Thursday to face charges outlined in last month's indictment filed in San Jose, Calif.
In March 2009, a judge banned Wallace from using the social networking site, but the indictment alleges that he violated that order within a month.
Wallace is charged with six counts of electronic mail fraud, three counts of intentional damage to a protected computer and two counts of criminal contempt. He posted $100,000 bond after a court appearance Thursday.
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