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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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German connection


Seems that every time the USA's FBI "comes calling" for Ralsky, he's in Germany. 2005 - raid on his home, front door of his home had to be "breached" as no one answered. 2007 - Indicted on multiple federal felony counts, arrest warrant issued.

This information from his mid-1990's federal felony case may show why:

http://www.spamhaus.org/rokso/evidence.lasso?rokso_id=ROK5535

02/11/1998 53 ORDER by Judge David D. Dowd Jr.: permission, as to deft Alan Ralsky, to travel outside the country, to Etzenricht, Bavaria, for a period of two weeks, from 2/121/98 to 2/26/98, in ord to attend his mother-in-law's funeral to Alan M Ralsky (issued on 2/11/98) 1 pg(s) (G,Y.J.) (Entered: 02/11/1998)

Family connections in Europe, probably his wife Irmengard. If only German law enforcement knew one of the largest violators of the EU spam laws was a frequent visitor to their nation.

According to the USA's DOJ, Irmengard Ralsky's name appears on several bank accounts used to store and process his spam and pump & dump profits.


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