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ASACP is the Victim of Major Email Spoof Attack

Los Angeles - (March 21, 2005) – The Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection ( was the victim of a major email spoof attack on Sunday evening as were many innocent victims including children.

ASACP is contacting the abuse and legal departments of all affected companies requesting the header information of the emails sent to their customers, so that its forensic researchers can investigate and forward the information to the FBI.

If anyone has received this spoofed email or has additional information, please contact us at

The spoofed email:


Dear sir/madam,

We are with the Association of Sites Advocating Child Porn (ASACP) and it has been brought to our attention by an anonymous patron that you have  illegal pornography stored on your computer`s hard drive. 

We have obtained vital information about you and we will report you to your local authorities unless you contact us immediately and state your case. You can contact us by using the following options:

5042 Wilshire Blvd., #540
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Our email address:

You have 3 business days to contact us before we are forced to report you to your local authorities.  Thank you for your time.


Joan Irvine, Executive Director

Association of Sites Advocating Child Porn (ASACP)


As a result of this spoofed email, ASACP has been receiving many emails from terrified and confused adults and teenagers who are very concerned.  The majority of responders have said that they don’t visit adult websites and are concerned about the possibility of  having unknowingly downloaded illegal content.

As always, ASACP is advising people to send any suspected CP websites to the CP reporting page:

ASACP is the organization that helps the adult site industry make a difference in the battle against child pornography. In addition to its hotline, ASACP provides a self-regulatory vehicle for its members through a Code of Ethics that promotes the protection of children through responsible, professional business practices.

For further information visit the ASACP site ( ) or contact Joan Irvine,