The Sleazy Life and Nasty Death of Russia's Spam King

...Kushnir dreamed of becoming a famous software developer "like Bill Gates" but instead took a more inglorious path. His endless spam and boastful escapades made him a source of irritation throughout Moscow. He battled government officials and exasperated everyone else, especially his own employees.

...Twenty five million emails a day generated enough new clients to subsidize Kushnir's heroic bouts of clubbing and sex, indulging himself in a way that was remarkable even in a city known for its profound lack of shame. Wired 14.08: The Sleazy Life and Nasty Death of Russias Spam King

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