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August 18, 2005

Bulletproof spammer under attack

levon gillespieIt's not exactly major news when a web site for spammers goes offline. Usually it's the result of an Internet service provider responding to complaints from anti-spammers. (Such scuffles between spammers and "antis" are chronicled in Spam Kings.)

But this time, the recent disappearance of SpamForum.biz and Cheapbulletproof.com, along with more than a dozen other sites connected to Levon Gillespie, seems to be the work of spammer infighting.

You may recall that Gillespie is the spammer who owes Microsoft $1.4M from a 2004 spam lawsuit. (Gillespie is currently ranked the world's 10th-largest spammer by Spamhaus.org)

The summer didn't get off to an auspicious start for the 22-year-old Gillespie. He was arrested in Los Angeles in June for drunk driving and possession of marijuana. Sources say that Gillespie, a former resident of Tustin, California, has since moved to Florida.

Then, earlier this month, an anonymous person told me over AIM that he had hacked into many of Gillespie's accounts, including his Hotmail, AIM, and domain accounts. As proof, the attacker provided several screen shots of what appeared to be Gillespie's domain reseller account at PlanetDomain.com.

The attacker, apparently a disgruntled former business associate, said he was targeting Gillespie in retaliation for a $1,000 debt that Gillespie failed to pay.

Visitors to Gillespie's SpamForum.biz site today encounter the message, "This account has been suspended."

At least twenty other domains controlled by Gillespie have also gone offline. Besides two sites for his "bulletproof" hosting business -- Cheapbulletproof.com and Cheapbphosting.com -- the domain Ganshost.com was also an apparent victim of the attack. That's the corporate site of Amir Gans, an Israeli spammer recently sued by Microsoft. (Gans, who has publicly denied being a spammer, appears to be a customer of Gillespie's domain registration service.)

Also hit was Revolutionmailer.com, the home page of a spamware program that bears a striking resemblance to a program called Send-Safe. Other domains that bit the dust include Internetecash.biz, the home of a comission-based spam affiliate program, as well as virbatingsextoys.com and pornauthority.net.

It's not clear whether some of these sites may have been shut down by the registrar or the hosting provider. But the contact email address on many of the domains -- which was recently changed to haha@haha.com -- suggests the mystery hacker may be to blame.

Posted by brian at August 18, 2005 12:24 PM


take this off or lawsuit will happen

Posted by: levon gillespie at August 19, 2005 5:50 AM

LoL ownaG3 should pay your bills levon

Posted by: Ftp.kiLLers at August 19, 2005 10:49 AM

Levon is and always will be a moron..The same goes for anti spammers who have nothing better to do with their time than sit on the computer and "fight" spam. Yea, "I do this in my spare time" my ass you unemployed obese imbeciles. You are no different than Levon..

Posted by: Dave at August 19, 2005 12:13 PM


Posted by: at August 19, 2005 1:16 PM


Posted by: lasdhflsah at August 19, 2005 1:17 PM

Sounds like someone has to much time on there hand.

Is this really news. the admin of this site should be shot for making such a blog. You people are waste of breath. If you think this will stop someone you guys are very ignorant people. Im sure this levon guy has undercover worlds as well not just what is on the surface. You peoeple need to get your money up lol

Posted by: tim green at August 19, 2005 1:39 PM


prepared to have your shit taken offline

Posted by: tim brown at August 19, 2005 1:58 PM

Levon is as fake as the blowup doll he as intercourse with. The "spam" world is not a game when ever $ is present one should never underestimate who he or she is fucking over. Levon was study ed over time and he turned out to be a lowlife. I cannot believe they even call this guy a spammer. He is nothing close to a spammer. He resells offshore servers for top dollar that is all. Ask Levon to create a simple header for dark mailer for gods sake. He couldn't do it if kernel sanders himself was holding a piece of fry ed chicken under his nose.
Nor can he setup the own fucking mailer he "resells" for send safe either. I am not being a tattle tale like linked morons may say. A point had to be made he has fucked over enuf people and he so hap pend to haft to fuck the wrong character over took kindness for a weakness and he was taken down. If he thinks he is a tuff mobster like he claims he is just remember " I got more guns than you" .

Any one who has had problems with the no longer notorious Levon Gillespie now ranked as the spammer who cry ed woLf.

It has been a fun ride ....

Posted by: Ftp.kiLLers at August 19, 2005 3:34 PM

ill be back in a few hours and if you keep harshing me i wil report the the fbi as well as this o reliy guy. I have all ur ip logs and attempts to steal money from my cc lol how low life is that

Posted by: levon gillespie at August 19, 2005 6:37 PM

Im not even in the states dear. But remember cough cought the transportation i let you use which i will have someone reclaim very soon.

you are the theft

0814 - $30.02 15486805227378000022665 EXXONMOBIL34 02 DOWNE CA

broke boy

Posted by: levon gillespie at August 19, 2005 6:40 PM

learn to spell study ed lol.. you should have stayed in class

Posted by: levon gillespie at August 19, 2005 6:43 PM

One more thing i forgot. We can take it to the streets when i get back. Just thank this oreily guy for ur disappearing act if you want to talk about gunds. Go get a job ;P:


im watching

Posted by: levon gillespie at August 19, 2005 6:47 PM

lol at this loser eduardo fernandez trying to make a site about this dude, I know who you are son, your family is on food stamps and you are tryin to call this dude broke, stop worrying about the next man and get your own money

Posted by: at August 19, 2005 7:57 PM

LoL call the fbi wow grade A moron and good luck trying to prove I stole from you lmfao.... Scared Levon? This is just the begining

Posted by: ftp.killers at August 19, 2005 8:20 PM

stfu dont make me post a audio recording of your girlfriend saying how you tryed to get her to put her hand in your ass you fucking homo.
you aint shit lev u and I know it your 100% talk fucking look where your from bitchboy you aint hood nor a real spammer lmao. Cant even code your own websites bitchass... Go back to trying to be a rapper this game is not 4 u.
your done stop reposting tryna be hard talk is cheap gayboy got beef bring it :)

Posted by: at August 19, 2005 9:36 PM

you are poor

Posted by: at August 19, 2005 9:47 PM

poor? levon i roll in a benz , 350z you roll in a bucket ass 200 mustang THAT IS SITTING OUTSIDE MY PAD ROFL stfu

Posted by: ftp.killers at August 19, 2005 11:19 PM


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