Summary: spammer known as the undisputed "King of Spam" who had become notorious in Russia after bombarding Internet users in the country with unsolicited advertisements for his American Language Centre, whose companies sent millions of advertising e-mails every day and his spamming was so irritating that he got a stern warning from the Communications Minister in 2003.
Cause of Death: Homicide by bludgeoning
Born: November 22, 1969
Died: July 24, 2005
Location: Moscow, Russia