Aug 252009
 
 August 25, 2009  Posted by  Court, Online

A legal firm working for Project Honey Pot has filed a blanket lawsuit against the “John Does” who commit fraud and steal money via spam.

The lawsuit (PDF), which was filed in Virginia’s Eastern District court, seeks damages against unknown spammers, including $100 for every message that contains false or misleading information.

The suit is designed as a rallying point for witnesses and victims of spam, particularly in the banking system, says Jon Praed, an attorney for the Internet Law Group, which filed the suit on behalf of Project Honey Pot.

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