Actions To Take Against Mugshot Websites

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

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 on their Facebook group, organized by Jimmy Thompson.

Updated 2/2/23