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California AG indicts Mugshots.com owners for charging people to have their pictures removed

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra charged the three co-owners of ... The website publishes arrest records and mugshots scraped from the websites of local jails and then charges people for a “ ... read more

Mugshots.com owners charged with extortion. Here are their mugshots.

Mugshots.com works like this: they post pictures of your mugshots, publicize them as part of a public database of criminals and such, then charge you money to remove them. Here are the mugshots of two ... read more

When Your Arrest Photo Appears on a Mugshot Website

Lucas Tuberquia appeared in the Newark Municipal Court on a DWI charge in early 2016 ... attorney and vocal advocate against mugshot websites. “The owners of Mugshots.com themselves, get arrested.” Th... read more

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Owners of Mugshots.com accused of extortion: They attempted 'to profit off of someone else's humiliation'

When Jesse searched his own name in Google, the first result was a post on Mugshots.com, a website that mines publicly available arrest records from across the country. It indicated that Jesse had bee... read more


Alleged owners of Mugshots.com charged in extortion scheme, face extradition to California

The four alleged owners and operators of Mugshots.com ... that the photo was “going to be there the rest of my life.” In the affidavit filed May 10, numerous personal stories like Cantu’s were shared ... read more

California charges operators of arrest mugshot website in alleged pay-for-removal scheme

accusing them of posting mugshot photos and then charging those pictured money to remove the the photos from the internet. California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra said the four people charged received mo... read more

Kevin Hunt: Arrest Mugshots That Won't Go Away Unless You Pay

there's no law prohibiting a website from charging a fee to remove a mugshot posted online. Some call it a form of blackmail. Some liken it to extortion. Tyronne Jacques, owner of RemoveSlander.com — ... read more

In deal, websites will remove arrest mug shots for free

TOLEDO, Ohio – Two Internet sites that make money by posting millions of mug shots of people who’ve been arrested have agreed to stop ... laws aimed at stopping the sites from charging to remove arres... read more

Two South Florida owners of Mugshots.com accused of extortion

When Jesse searched his own name in Google, the first result was a post on Mugshots.com, a website that mines publicly available arrest records from across the country. It indicated that Jesse had bee... read more

Mugshots website operates in secrecy, obtains booking photos from government agency

They said they were wrongfully arrested and then forced to pay hundreds of dollars to remove their mugshots ... internet for months and months afterwards.” A similar incident happened to Paul Peanick. ... read more

‘Owners’ of Mugshots.com have mugshots posted by police after arrest

Two men who allegedly uploaded mugshots online and charged people to remove them ... Sarid and Keesee were arrested as part of a plan by the California Attorney General’s Office to charge the individu... read more

California AG Charges Owners of Mugshots.com With Extortion and Money Laundering

accusing them of posting mugshot photos and then charging those pictured money to remove the the photos from the internet. California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra said the four people charged received mo... read more



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