FTC Settles Spam Suit With $350,000 Fine

Yair Shalev and his company Kobeni Inc. have agreed to pay $350,000 in fines as part of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission in an email spam case. The company allegedly sent emails before the Affordable Care Act became law, claiming that recipients broke the law if they didn't click a provided health insurance registration link. The links led to a webpage advertising insurance companies, and Kobeni earned money when those ads were clicked. 

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