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Why would you want to delete a mugshot?

Mugshots are not only embarrassing to the person who was arrested, but they also might be an invasion of your privacy. Even if you were accused of committing a minor crime, your mugshot is still on the internet for anyone to download and circulate.

How would you like to delete your mugshot? This blog will describe how.

Updated 2023: A comprehensive list of mugshot removal laws state by state.

Mugshots from law enforcement sites are reposted on commercial sites, a number of which charge a fee to get the pictures removed. Pictures will be removed by some websites at no cost for those that are able to demonstrate that they were found not guilty or that charges were dropped; fee charges. People who’d charges …

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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 …

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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 solution compared to companies like internet reputation that want to charge thousands of dollars to remove mugshots and will even exaggerate the situation …

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Woman Sues Mugshot Websites

A woman from Pasco County Florida has filed suit against a mugshot website that is exploiting her mugshot image online. In a complaint 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 …

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Pinellas County Sheriff Hides Mugshots

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,? …

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Google Penalizes Mugshot Websites

After a NY Times article exposing the shady nature of Mugshot websites and the harm, they cause to innocent victims who may have simply been arrested and never convicted of any crime Google has taken steps to demote websites in search listings. For a majority of individuals listed on these websites, this change has been …

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Remove Mugshots from

Many people ask how to remove your mugshot from which is one of the original mugshot websites that pioneered the whole idea of showcasing mugshots to the public via a website and monetizing the website with display advertising. Updated 4/12/23 Ironically you won’t see any buttons to remove your mugshot from since their …

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Remove Mugshots With This Simple Download – Press Release releases a new low-cost solution to remove mugshots that appear online. This is the first time mugshot victims have had an opportunity to put matters into their own hands by deleting mugshots themselves. They don’t have to pay the mugshot website operators a fee or pay a reputation management firm exorbitant fees to remove …

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