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How eBay Worked With The FBI To Put Its Top Affiliate Marketers In Prison


Courtesy Jim Edwards, BusinessInsider

Shawn Hogan SES_San_Jose

The knock at the door came at 7:03 a.m.
Shawn Hogan, the CEO of a successful online marketing company called Digital Point Solutions, was sitting on his sofa. He didn’t immediately answer the door. Then the key turned in the lock.
Nine FBI agents entered Hogan’s upscale condo to serve a search warrant. They obtained access from a maintenance worker, according to a copy of the search report.
The agents took photos of his circular living room, and its wraparound windows looking out onto San Diego. Hogan’s white cat appears in several of the pictures, perched unconcerned on a chair, but the real focus of the investigation was his computer equipment. Much of Hogan’s apartment was a clutter of screens, hard drives and keyboards — which the FBI confiscated.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ebay-the-fbi-shawn-hogan-and-brian-dunning-2013-4#ixzz2SQUFYFjH

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