Sanford Wallace has pled guilty to Facebook Spam.
Wallace who is completely aware that Facebook spam is illegal repeated his mistake and was caught. This was not the first time Wallace has accessed Facebook’s mainframe to send out his illegal ads disguised as friend requests.He had done so on three different occasions between November 2008 though February 2009, sending over 27 million spam ads to over 500,000 facebook accounts. He had a previous court orders that banned him for accessing Facebook’s network which Wallace admitted that he violated.
Wallace is being charged with fraud and criminal contempt. At the moment he is free on bond awaiting a sentencing which is due to happen in December of this year. He faces 250,000 in fines and up to three years in prison.