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Michael Persaud

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Country: United States of America
State: California
Long time snowshoe type spammer, raided by FBI then indicted in 2017 on federal wire fraud charges tied to his spamming operations.

Michael Persaud SBL Listings History
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Main Info

2017 - Krebs on Security: ‘Top 10 Spammer’ Indicted for Wire Fraud

Michael A. Persaud, a California man profiled in a Nov. 2014 KrebsOnSecurity story about a junk email purveyor tagged as one of the World’s Top 10 Worst Spammers, was indicted this week on federal wire fraud charges tied to an alleged spamming operation.

According to an indictment returned in federal court in Chicago, Persaud used multiple Internet addresses and domains – a technique known as “snowshoe spamming” – to transmit spam emails over at least nine networks.

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2016 - Krebs on Security: Still Spamming After All These Years

A long trail of spam, dodgy domains and hijacked Internet addresses leads back to a 37-year-old junk email purveyor in San Diego who was the first alleged spammer to have been criminally prosecuted 13 years ago for blasting unsolicited commercial email.

Full story:


Cisco Blogs: Help! My IP Address Has Been Hijacked!


Main office address:

Michael Persaud
969 Market St. 1607
San Diego, CA 92101


Uses several aliases:

aka Michael Prescott, aka Michael Pearson, aka Jeff Martinez

"Jeff Martinez" brings up quite a lot:

SBL212319 2014-02-02 Snowshoe netblock
SBL209908 2014-01-10 BerMosCom spamming netblock
SBL208460 2013-12-22 spam block
SBL202758 2013-11-02 dedicated spam block
SBL200783 2013-10-13 spammer controlled block
SBL198849 2013-09-26 snowshoe range
SBL175862 2013-02-12 Snowshoe netblock

This shows a pattern of a hardened spammer who knows the game, hosting on US hosts who had/have "spammer issues", then moving to full-on dirty Romanian & Russian hosts known to host US spam gangs.

Billing Contact Name: Jeff Martinez
Billing Contact Address1: PO Box 881044
Billing Contact City: San Diego
Billing Contact State/Province: CA
Billing Contact Postal Code: 92168
Billing Contact Country: United States
Billing Contact Country Code: US
Billing Contact Phone Number: +1.6192341885
Billing Contact Email:

"Michael Pearson" has stuff too:

SBL198732 US 30693 2013-09-25 snowshoe range
SBL183405 US 30693 2013-05-01 Impact Media spammers
SBL182756 US 30693 2013-04-24 snowshoe spammers



First Name Michael
Last Name Pearson
Email Address
Address 1 PO Box 881024
Address 2
City San Diego
State/Region California
Postcode 92168
Country US - United States
Phone Number 6198070379

Same customer of hoster operating under:

First Name Chris
Last Name Harmon
Company Name Harmon Designs, Inc
Email Address
Address 1 8650 Rumson Dr.
Address 2
City Santee
State/Region California
Postcode 92071
Country US - United States
Phone Number (619) 630-4382

This customer was also recently removed from the network, this domain was
used by: Chris ( which appears to link to Michael Pearson.


Domain ID: D44039349-US
Sponsoring Registrar: ENOM, INC.
Sponsoring Registrar IANA ID: 48
Registrar URL (registration services):
Domain Status: clientTransferProhibited
Registrant ID: 569D1A8896980A1F
Registrant Name: Jeff Martinez
Registrant Address1: PO Box 881044
Registrant City: San Diego
Registrant State/Province: CA
Registrant Postal Code: 92168
Registrant Country: United States
Registrant Country Code: US
Registrant Phone Number: +1.6192341885
Registrant Email:

Billing Name:Jeff Martinez
Billing Organization:
Billing Street1:PO Box 881044
Billing Street2:
Billing Street3:
Billing City:San Diego
Billing State/Province:CA
Billing Postal Code:92168
Billing Country:US
Billing Phone:+1.6192341885
Billing Phone Ext.:
Billing FAX:
Billing FAX Ext.:

Sponsoring Registrar: INTERNET.BS CORP.
Registrant Name: Michael Pearson
Registrant Address1: PO Box 881024
Registrant City: San Diego
Registrant Postal Code: 92168
Registrant Country: United States
Registrant Country Code: US
Registrant Phone Number: +1.6192341887
Registrant Email:


OrgName: Impact Media
OrgId: IM-61
Address: PO Box 881024
City: San Diego
StateProv: CA
PostalCode: 92168
Country: US
RegDate: 2013-04-23
Updated: 2013-04-23

OrgTechHandle: ADMIN4192-ARIN
OrgTechName: Administrator
OrgTechPhone: +1-619-807-0379

OrgAbuseHandle: ADMIN4192-ARIN
OrgAbuseName: Administrator
OrgAbusePhone: +1-619-807-0379


Michael Persaud, 428 C St #201. San Diego, CA 92101

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