Many of the people we have calling us are job applicants or in between jobs and have recently Googled themselves to discover negative information. Changing the results in Google organically can take time. Sometimes you can move the needle in as little as 3 or 4 days. Other times it can take a week or two. No matter how long it takes you want to be proactive about what Google says about […]
A bill limiting the exploitation of arrest photos that died in the Florida senate in May 2015 has been revived. Florida senator Darren Soto a Democrat and senator MAria Lorts Sachs have re-introduced a bill that seeks to limit the attempt to collect fees for removal of arrest and or booking photos in the state of Florida. The senators represent the Florida counties of Orange, Polk, Osceola, Palm Beach and Broward. This would also be known as Districts 34 and […]
- The IC3 is tracking cyber crime trends.
- The IC3 is receiving hundreds of complaints from internet users.
- Removal processes that require court documents or personal information places users at risk for identity theft.
After recieving numerous complaints regarding mugshot websites that publish incorrect or non-public information the FBI and their Internet Crime Complaint division is asking users to submit complaints regarding the various mugshot publishing sites online. The IC3 is aware of many site using similar business practices in charging a fee to remove […]
Some people may argue that we are encouraging drunk driving by publishing this post. We get a large number of requests for mugshot removals regarding DUI’s. A lot of times you can be over the limit without being impaired. The keyword here is impaired. If you are impaired you are more likely to let on to Law Enforcement that you have been out drinking. As far as Law Enforcement is concerned if you have had one drink you are pretty […]
In a new breakthrough scientist have found the genes used to define facial features in humans. One day leaving a hair or any DNA at a crime scene will be akin to leaving you picture at the scene. We can already use genetic information to predict eye an hair colors. But for the longest time scientist have been working on construction the facial features of humans strictly from DNA samples.
A woman from Pasco county Florida has filed suit agains a mugshot website that is exploiting her mugshot image online. In a complain filed in the Hillsborough County Court by Megan Simmons, she claims the website Instant Checkmate is exploiting her mugshot for promotional purposes without compensation or authorization. InstantCheckmate is a website used for locating public records on people. The mugshot stems from a DUI arrest in Hillsborough County, FL.
In the lawsuit she claims that she was branded as […]
Thursday January 9, 2014 the new year started off with another blow to mugshot website publishers. The Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri announced that today booking photos will no longer be online. Names, addresses and pending charges will still be available online. This is a direct response to mugshot profiteers
“I think it is extortion,” Gualtieri said. “I’m not going to see people treated that way.” The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office’s “Who’s In Jail” website has been online since 2005. Roughly […]
1. They will end your career if seen by a Manager, Boss, or Coworker.
2. They will prevent you from getting a new job or opportunity if seen by a hiring manager or human resources.
3. You will scare away potential dates or friends that search your name online.
4. Inlaws and family will bring them up and talk about them in front of you or behind your back.
5. Your personal information, full name, unflattering picture, address, occupation, location of arrest, and initial […]
It’s been over a month since the Google update on mugshot websites. While many of the mugshot websites are tight lipped as to the effect the changes have made you can be sure that they have had a serious impact. We have seen mugshots for our clients vanish very quickly under this new update. We have also seen our product become vastly more effective in removing or burying negative information.
One way you can be sure that the update has had […]