spam@uce.gov

2005 - Trivia / Porn E-Mail Crackdown - July 21st, 2005: "WASHINGTON - Federal regulators accused seven companies Wednesday [07/20/05] of hiring others to send illegal e-mails with pornographic messages to tempt consumers to visit adult Web sites. [....] Consumers complained about the e-mails and forwarded copies to a special e-mail address set up by the FTC (spam@uce.gov), said Jonathan M. Kraden, an attorney with the agency's Bureau of Consumer Protection. [....] The FTC said it directed the Justice Department to file civil lawsuits against three of the companies: T.J. Web Productions LLC of Henderson, Nev.; Cyberheat Inc. of Tucson, Ariz.; and Impulse Media Group Inc. of Seattle. The lawsuits seek unspecified payment to the government. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article, p. A6, St. Louis Post-Dispatch., 07/21/05]