Email scam suspect made "threats to kill"
Peter Francis-Macrae, the 23-year-old who is allegedly the UK's biggest spammer, faces a variety of charges ranging from threats to kill to fraudulent trading in a trial at Peterborough Crown Court this week.
Francis-Macrae allegedly threatened to slit the throats of trading standards officers investigating suspected scams that netted him an estimated £1.5m, a jury heard. He is also accused of telling a police switchboard operator, who'd recently been diagnosed with cancer, that he hoped she caught the disease. Email scam suspect made 'threats to kill'
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