Notice: Fradulent RIPE ASNs

William Herrin bill at
Tue Jan 15 22:52:07 UTC 2013

On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 5:49 PM, Ronald F. Guilmette
<rfg at> wrote:
> After a careful investigation, I am of the opinion that each of the
> following 18 ASNs was registered (via RIPE) with fradulent information
> purporting to represent the identity of the true registrant, and that
> in fact, all 18 of these ASNs were registered by a single party,
> apparently as part of a larger scheme to provide IP space to various
> snowshoe spammers.


What is your goal here? Is there some action that any particular NANOG
participant should take based on your opinion?

Bill Herrin

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