If you have been a victim of a mugshot website, or you simply don’t agree with mugshot extortion websites here are four things you can do today to help put an end to the practice.
1 File a complaint with your state’s attorney general. Filing a complaint with your state attorney puts on record the violation of your privacy by a mugshot publisher who puts your information online.
2. File a complaint with the https://reportfraud.ftc.gov/
3. Contact the FBI’s internet crime unit. Let them know you think it is a crime and a form of internet-enabled extortion or cyberbullying.
4. You can also join together with other victims of mugshots.com on their Facebook group, organized by Jimmy Thompson.
Alex Adekola is a thought leader in the reputation management industry who has targeted mugshot publishers since 2012. Alex Adekola is the longest-serving reputation management director online and has written a book on mugshot removal. He is the creator and director of strategy at RemoveMyMugshot.org and MyClearSearch.com.