Accused Facebook hacker, Sanford Wallace was arrested in Las Vegas on Thursday for hacking 500,000 accounts he used to make unsolicited posts.

Sanford Wallace, 43, also known as “Spamford Wallace” and “David Frederix”, was arrested in Las Vegas on Thursday.

Wallace is accused of hacking into 500,000 accounts to harvest friend lists between November 2008 and March 2009. He allegedly used the compromised lists to make more than 27 million unsolicited postings on Facebook walls that appeared to come from friends. Christopher Williams/The Telegraph.