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'

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 12th October 2005 10:27PM