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Alan Ralsky

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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.

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MEDIA: Has it become a stalemate? [4 August 2002]

[A perfect example of the type of character Ralsky is]

Spam: Has it become a stalemate?
Internet 'becomes more of a chore than an experience'
August 4, 2002 Posted: 10:40 AM EDT (1440 GMT)

And even a federal law could not prevent determined spammers from finding a foreign haven.

Sued by Verizon Communications for millions of dollars, spammer Alan Ralsky said he may simply move beyond the reach of U.S. courts to where service providers value cash more than complaints.

"I think China is good place to be," Ralsky said. "You don't get the same kind of grief."

Spammed: A costly war of attrition sours the Internet experience

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