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Mugshots.com’s alleged owners arrested for extortion
What he found: the arrest information had been published to a site called Mugshots.com. The site listed his full name, address, gender, and the charge for which Jesse T. had been arrested ... booking ... read more
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
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Alleged owners of Mugshots.com charged in extortion scheme, face extradition to California
The four alleged owners and operators of ... 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 by those who ... 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
Lawsuit targets mug shot websites that keep arrests alive
"This is just profiting off ... charging people who want their arrests deleted from the Web is "problematic." "Because there are so many mug shot website operators, you may have to pay this fee a numb... read more
Did Mugshots.com Extort People Trying to Have Mugshots Removed From Its Website?
Though Carrera was arrested years earlier for driving with a suspended license, the charge was later reduced to a simple traffic infraction. But her mugshot from the initial arrest ... the website to ... read more
Mug Shot Websites: Profiting off People in Booking Photos?
There is something about seeing someone's mug shot -- what could be their most unfortunate photo ever -- that is attracting tons of people on the Internet ... that explained how they charge to remove ... read more
Sahar Sarid arrested on charges related to Mugshots.com
The alleged owners ... Sarid was arrested in Florida and his mugshot is available here. According to the Attorney General, Mugshots.com posts mugshots of people who are arrested. If they want the mugs... read more
Accused of ruining lives, Mugshots.com owners charged with extortion, money laundering and identity theft
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