By Brendan Sasso - 10/02/12 07:55 PM EDT
More than one million customers bought the sham software, according to the FTC.
The fake "scareware" programs included WinFixer, WinAntiVirus, PopupGuard, WinFirewall, InternetAntiSpy, ComputerShield, PC SuperCharger and ErrorSafe.
Prosecutors said Ross was in charge of business expansion, sales and marketing for the company running the scam, Innovative Marketing.
The other defendants had already settled with the FTC or had judgments entered against them.