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Four Immediate Actions You Actions You Can 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.

2. File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission.

3. Contact the FBI’s internet crime unit. Let them know you think it a crime and a form of internet enabled extortion or cyber […]

State laws that protect you from mugshot websites

mugshot-removalA while back there was a New Times article that exposed the shady mugshot industry for what it was. This led to a backlash from Paypal, Mastercard and Google who updated their algorithm to suppress the major mugshot websites at the time. Forbes even predicted that they would kill the industry in 2013 about the same time the NY Times article was published. As grave as it looked for the […]

Updated Links For Mugshot Removal

Our do it yourself mugshot removal solution has been great for those looking to remove mugshots without giving money to the same companies that are publishing the mugshots. It is also a very affordable solutions compared to companies like internet reputation that want to charge thousands of dollars to remove mugshots and will even exaggerate the situation you are in.

Luckily our solution has been able to help many people who are willing to spend a little time and avoid […]

How 2016 is poised to be the data age. Be Mindful of your data.

Many internet users are completely unaware of the data being collected on them both online and offline. Only when such data is harmful or embarrassing does it become a concern for those who are being routinely commoditized by the websites they visit, the stores they’re at and the governments they elect. Has anyone once taken the time to actually read those agreements that you hastily click agree too. Or paid attention to that small text or disclaimer. Did you know […]

6 New Year Resolutions To Look Good Online in 2016

Remove any mugshots that you still have online. You can buy our download that shows you how or have one of our reputation management specialists remove them for you. You don’t want to start 2016 losing out on opportunities.

Update the most important social media profiles you have. LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook. Prospective employers or potential dating partners will search you out online. Make sure you are putting the image you want forward.

Update and create your own personal website that includes […]

Preparing your search results for the job market.

search-resultsMany 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 […]

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Arrest Booking Photographs Bill Revives In Florida Senate

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 […]

Shady Mugshot Sites Add New Twist

Many states are enacting new laws that make it illegal for anyone to publish a mugshot and then charge to remove it. Georgia, California and Texas all have law on the books that make it illegal to charge for the removal of mugshots. Additional states have laws in the works as well. Unfortunately many of the news sites that publish mugshots are exempt from this rule under the presumption of freedom of press. Also a person would generally be limited […]

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The FBI is looking at mugshot websites

  • 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 […]

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Join The Petition Against Mugshot Websites

There is a petition on that anyone reading this post should sign. John Mayer has created a petition to create a federal law that would require the removal of mugshots when there is no conviction. We agree that a federal law should be enacted in order to curb the mugshot extortion that is going on currently online. It understandable if dangerous offences like sex offenders and violent felons were listed on a municipality site for the safety and knowledge […]