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    Facebook: $360,500,000 in statutory damages
    "In three separate complaints, we allege that Steven Richter, Jason Swan, and Max Bounty, Inc. used Facebook to offer enticing, but non-existent products and services."
    Facebook sues men for allegedly phishing, spamming | InSecurity Complex - CNET News

    Facebook Names MaxBounty In Lawsuit For Spam-Ridden Ads
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    Breaking: Facebook Names MaxBounty In Lawsuit For Spam-Ridden Ads | ZDNet

    Facebook sues men for allegedly phishing, spamming



    Oct 2010 - UPDATE on January 27, 2011
    Update in Facebook’s Fight Against Spam and Spammers
    "In fact, Facebook holds the record for the two largest judgments in the history of the CAN-SPAM Act - an $873 million judgment against Adam Guerbuez and Atlantis Blue Capital and a $711 million judgment against Sanford Wallace"
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    Update: January 27, 2011
    This week, a federal court awarded Facebook $360,500,000 in statutory damages and issued a permanent injunction kicking a known spammer, Philip Porembski, off Facebook for good.
    Facebook Security - Product/Service | Facebook

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    Awesome news! Always glad to see some successful battles against spam and fraud.

    Some familiar names in there.
    Michael Coley
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    As good a news as this is..there are plenty more waiting in line to take his place.

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