Double Scammer Arrest

By Deane Barker on September 3, 2003

Porn site owner charged in scam to lure minors with spelling mistakes

“…he registered the domain name and, which are misspellings of the websites for cartoon shows ‘Bob The Builder’ and ‘Teletubbies.’

Those accessing those sites were directed to adult-oriented websites such as ‘’ and others that contained hard-core pornography, officials said.”

Here’s the real kicker: this was a double scam. I’m quite sure he was paid by the “click-through” from the porn sites, so he was scamming kids into going to them, and scamming the porn site operators by sending them useless traffic — kids who don’t have any money to spend.