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Country: United States
State: Michigan
Convicted fraudster, spams using hijacked proxies & virus infected PCs and in the past by hijacking mail servers and mail accounts. One of the first people to host spam-websites in China to evade US law. Served years in prison due to stock-fraud spamming, but soon after being released, seemed to get right back into spamming.

Alan Ralsky SBL Listings History
Current SBL Listings
Archived SBL Listings

RBL nomination for his Telodigm



SJ: RBL nom - &
Supporting documentation

For the purpose of archiving publicly, a copy of the RBL nomination
will be posted to

This is an official request to add the -
range of IP addresses to the RBL. The reason for this large section of
IP space is that there is no responsible authority working it. Telodigm
has no "official" presence in Jackson, MI. The phone number there is
646 514-4775. 1) It is a voice mail box, i.e., no human will ever answer
the phone, 2) it is located in New York, NOT in Jackson, MI, as advertised,
and 3) it is the same number associated with the bogus domain registration
of one of the name servers used with every single one of the

Please note the registration of Telodigm below:
Telodigm (TELODIGM3-DOM)
3151 W. Michigan Ave
Jackson, MI 49202


Administrative Contact, Technical Contact, Billing Contact:
Hostmaster, Telodigm (HT4374-ORG) hostmaster@TELODIGM.NET
3151 W. Michigan Ave
Jackson, MI 49202
+1 646 514-4775 Fax- +1 646-514-4775

Record last updated on 07-Aug-2000.
Record expires on 06-Aug-2001.
Record created on 06-Aug-2000.
Database last updated on 28-Nov-2000 00:50:45 EST.

Domain servers in listed order:


Now the listing for
John Kerberos (MY-DNS3-DOM)
220 E Huron, Ste 709
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Domain Name: MY-DNS.NET

Administrative Contact, Technical Contact, Billing Contact:
Kerberos, John (JKC471) chokeyfee@HOTMAIL.COM
220 E Huron St, Ste 709
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
1-646-514-4775 (FAX) 1-646-514-4775 <-- same as

Record last updated on 04-Aug-2000.
Record expires on 16-Jul-2001.
Record created on 16-Jul-2000.
Database last updated on 28-Nov-2000 00:49:09 EST.

Domain servers in listed order:


The address "" is bogus - it does not exist.
The given address is also bogus.

For the record:
Erb Avore (
FAX: 517-424-7122
137 Pleasant Dr.
Tecumseh, MI 49286
Also a bogus entry. There is no such person.

These are set up by Alan Ralsky, the "Additional Benefits" spammer.
Every single berrytrim/winfix spam using a domain name to attract people
to the website has used a bogus registry, but always uses
or (on Telodigm netspace).

Again, there is no person there are Telodigm. There is no phone number
listed with Directory Assistance for Telodigm. It is a bogus company; a
sham, designed to give the appearance of legitimacy, while being able to
spam at will from dial-ups and have a safe place to host Ralsky's
scam sites.

Feed is through Digital Realm, who I am told helped set up Telodigm
for Ralsky. They are aware I know this, but have taken no action to
discontinue feed to Telodigm.

As you can see from a scan below, every single one of these
bogus domains is set up on telodigm, waiting to be used on the
next spam run. All receive DNS from the same two name servers
mentioned above:

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Concerning Sprint netblocks
Please note that several spams copied below go to
which has been in the RBL for several months (near a year, I believe).
Ralsky has his DNS server set up on Going to any
of those IP addresses, brings up MAILSVC.NET. This domain has no
actual DNS of it's own, however the registry of this domain makes
who the individual is being this spamming activity very clear:

Sam Smith (MAILSVC2-DOM)
200 W. Long Lake Drive
Troy, MI 48332

Domain Name: MAILSVC.NET

Administrative Contact, Technical Contact, Billing Contact:
Additional Benefits
2121 Richard Ave
W. Bloomfield, MI 48322

Record last updated on 23-Jan-2000.
Record expires on 23-Jan-2002.
Record created on 23-Jan-2000.
Database last updated on 21-Dec-2000 16:50:14 EST.

Domain servers in listed order:


Additional Benefits has always been associated with Alan Ralsky.
The above domain name is dead, and again, has no DNS. The e-mail
address is also non-functional. Again, there is no way to reach
any responsible party concerning this activity.

The IP range on Sprint has been associated
with this spamming for over a year. Ralsky continues to work
within that IP space.

I spoke with Bill Bracco, Network Security at Sprint, on both
Tuesday Jan 2, 2001, and Thursday, Jan 4, 2001. He mentioned
that they were in the final stages of removing this spammer from
their networks. While this is all well and good, it has, as
mentioned above, taken over a year to react to. In the mean time, is being used for DNS by Ralsky as spam support

You might also wish to re-consider putting BACK
on the RBL listing, since their spamming has not stop while it
was ON or after it was taken OFF the RBL.

Copies of the spam related to this activity are attached. Note: In
order to save space, some of the text of the berrytrim-related
spams has been snipped. Otherwise, the complaint and headers remain
as they were posted to

{{{{{Copy of spam complaints snipped.}}}}}

Related URLs

The RBL never took place, but an old address range of Ralsky's was in. Nomination should have tried to tie to this existing one.

UPDATE: August 2009: 'Erb Avore' is a real person, although that is a name he adopted as an adult.

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