South Africa's spam mail CEO is "untraceable"

Jamie McKane

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South Africa's spam mail CEO is "untraceable"

Over the last few months, we have covered the exploits of South African search engine Web9 and its CEO, Shingi Mushipe.

Mushipe's endeavours included a daily spam email blast advertising his search engine, which was sent to recipients whose email addresses had been scraped from multiple sources across the Internet.
 

Nobody Important

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Rendani Nevhulaudzi sounds like a normal oke running a seperate clean business, just unfortunately otherwise associated with Mushipe.
 

lowriderza

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Poorly written article. "untraceable" yet seemingly mybb got hold of him and a business partner
 

Sollie

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Perhaps look north of the Limpopo?

Domain Name: GOOFRICA.NET
Registry Domain ID: 1883423370_DOMAIN_NET-VRSN
Registrar WHOIS Server: whois.domain.com
Registrar URL: www.domain.com
Updated Date: 2014-11-03 10:40:07
Creation Date: 2014-11-03T10:40:07Z
Registrar Registration Expiration Date: 2015-11-03 15:40:07
Registrar: Domain.com, LLC
Registrar IANA ID: 886
Registrar Abuse Contact Email: compliance(at)domain-inc.net
Registrar Abuse Contact Phone: +1.6027165396
Reseller: iPage
Reseller: support(at)ipage-inc.com
Reseller: +1.8774724399
Domain Status:
Registry Registrant ID:
Registrant Name: Shingai Mushipe
Registrant Organization: Shingai Mushipe
Registrant Street: 9 Gazelle Road Mandara
Registrant City: Harare
Registrant State/Province: NA
Registrant Postal Code:
Registrant Country: ZW
Registrant Phone: +26.3778843616
Registrant Email: shingionline@gmail.com

That said, if he is so hard to find and does not live at the stated address of his domains:
https://forms.icann.org/en/resources/compliance/complaints/whois/inaccuracy-form
 

skimread

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A Zimbabwean targeting South Africans. That's why he doesn't care about being caught and just make BS excuses like he has changed his way or some technical error excuse.

Every ad view on his crappy search engine is like 1 million zim dollars.
 

Sollie

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A Zimbabwean targeting South Africans. That's why he doesn't care about being caught and just make BS excuses like he has changed his way or some technical error excuse.

Every ad view on his crappy search engine is like 1 million zim dollars.
At least if he gets 10 subscribers, he can buy a sheet on a roll of toilet paper. That's how much our privacy is worth, also Sect 45 of the ECT Act of 2002.
 

Hamster

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So the internet doesn't forget cached images...

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...or it's a diversion, a trap if you will, somebody completely different.
 

ForDLaz

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This sounds like the same person who’s trying to “hide” behind the identity of the “other” who is involved in unscrupulous practices.
Spins a long story to try make it appear that they are not related but in fact they are one and the same
 

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If he tried a year to locate the other owner to invest, it mus be a very very lucrative investment?!
 
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