Thompson, Carolyn. Spammer Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison. eWeek Messaging & Collaboration. May 27, 2004.

Jurors sentenced Carmack to seven years for convictions in March of forgery, identity theft and falsifying business records. He must serve a minimum of three years. Earthlink said Carmack ran 343 illegal e-mail accounts under false names from 2002 until his arrest last May, using them to send unsolicited e-mail ads for things like get-rich-quick schemes and sexual enhancers.