Boing Boing: German dude gets Sober.Y worm "FBI spam", turns self in:
"German dude gets Sober.Y worm 'FBI spam', turns self in
If your computer's connected to the internet, odds are you've received countless virii-burdened emails that read, 'Dear Sir/Madam, we have logged your IP-address on more than 30 illegal Websites. Important: Please answer our questions! The list of questions are attached.'
One very smart fellow in Germany received the German version of that Sober.Y spam, then, presuming it was real -- turned himself in to authorities. The polizei examined his hard drive and discovered an abundance of child porn."