Spam king Adam Vitale busted by Secret Service
Adam Vitale, aka Batch1 aka Baxter, 25, of Boynton Beach, FL, and his partner Todd Moeller, aka M3rk, of New Jersey, are accused of sending nearly 50,000 pieces of spam email to more than 1.2 million AOL subscribers. US Secret Service agents used a confidential informant to hire Moeller and Vitale to deliver spam, which advertised a computer security product.
Moeller charged the informant $6,500 so that he and Vitale could buy the computer equipment to send the junk mail, court documents show. Spam Daily News | Spam king Adam Vitale busted by Secret Service
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