Cybersquatter Faces Jail Time For Wire Fraud

A Las Vegas man faces about 20 years in prison after pleading guilty in a case where he impersonated intellectual property lawyers and tried to bully owners out of their domain names. According to the FBI, David Scali is charged with registering an e-mail account under an alias and then sending e-mails in which he claimed to be the intellectual property lawyer. In the e-mails, which were sent in late June and early July of 2006, Scali threatened to file $100,000 trademark infringement lawsuits against the owners of various Internet website names unless they gave up their domain name registrations within two days

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