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Spam email gang avoids $15m fine

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The world's biggest spam email gang could avoid paying a $15m fine imposed on them by the US Federal Trade Commission. The gang, based in Australia, will only have to pay the fine if they step on US soil. Simon Cox of The Investigation on Radio 4 which uncovered the story, discusses the legal implications.

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