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Did finally someone sentenced for Cookie Stuffing or only sued till now?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by SebastianJu, Oct 7, 2010.

  1. SebastianJu

    SebastianJu Power Member

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    Hello,

    I know some guys were sued because CS but I never heard that someone were sentenced for CS. So did this happen till now?

    Greetings!
    Sebastian
     
  2. colombiano

    colombiano Junior Member

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    Interesting question. There was such huge buzz about Ebay sueing cookie stuffers but I have not heard of any sentenced

     
  3. SebastianJu

    SebastianJu Power Member

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    So nothing happened? I heard the lawyers said it will be hard to sentence them. If negative it would be relatively secure I think... when even ebay failed...
     
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    If they are smart enough they won`t get sentenced. On Internet everything is hard to prove. Depends how weak you are
     
  5. angelas111

    angelas111 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    he plead guilty. he has not been sentenced yet though. i think that is coming in december.
     
  6. Hunwarrior

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    i think most of these cases are media stunts. scare the mass away from it.
     
  7. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    This one isn't... he's going to do federal time and lot's of it in addition to a huge fine.
     
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    i am hoping he gets probation......
     
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    The way they sentence you on the Federal level is based on a point system and part of the point system is based on the dollar amount of the fraud. I think I remember his dollar amount is in the 20MM range... no probation for that.

    It is a bit of a waste of taxpayer dollars to send him to a prison for this kind of "crime" but that's the way the system is set up.
     
  10. SebastianJu

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    If he really is sentenced then this would break a wall and every small aff-network will start to do the same because they know they will win probably and earn money...
    So if true I think I wont start into CS...