California Man Arrested in AOL Phishing Scheme
Jeffrey Brett Goodin of Azusa, Calif., is charged with wire fraud and unauthorized use of a credit card in an online phishing scheme that targeted AOL custimers.A 45-year-old California man was arrested Jan. 25 and charged with operating an online phishing scheme that targeted America Online customers. Jeffrey Brett Goodin of Azusa, Calif., was arrested and charged with wire fraud and unauthorized use of a credit card. He could face 30 years in prison if convicted of both offenses.
Goodin is alleged to have sent e-mail messages to thousands of AOL users to entice them to visit fraudulent Web sites he set up to collect personal information.