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Or use the money to track down more criminals doing crap like this online. Would be hard to give that money back to 1 million addresses worldwide. Charity works too though.

They could use it to replace their incompetent staff.... owait
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post #12 of 43
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They could use it to replace their incompetent staff.... owait

Executive bonus checks are looking pretty nice right now.
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I remember those ads where it appeared to be scanning windows for viruses. It was hilarious when I saw them while on a Mac...
    
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Is/was she even a hundred-millionaire?
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Thank god, their is justice in the computer world!
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Why isn't she going to jail?
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post #17 of 43
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Why isn't she going to jail?

One million times this.
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Why isn't she going to jail?

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One million times this.

Sure it's repulsive, but the people who got scammed chose to spend the money. They weren't forced too. Don't forget they actually did get a product, it just happen to do nothing.

I am glad she got payback for the crap she did (along with "Sam Jain, Daniel Sundin, James Reno, and Marc D’Souza"), but the people who got scammed won't get their money or life back. "Four years after filing its case [...]" means that some people got scammed over 4 years ago.

Unless I see otherwise, the funds will most likely be funneled into the department with lots of bonuses.
Edited by kennyparker1337 - 10/2/12 at 4:19pm
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Executive bonus checks are looking pretty nice right now.
yea right. i wish i was a GS 1X or another senior executive payscale with that kind of pull in the OPM
Edited by dontpwnmebro - 10/2/12 at 4:18pm
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I'd recognize that Wenkel compression rotary anywhere! My first car.
It's Wankel. I had one in a snowmobile many years ago in MI.
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