• Report: #922179

Complaint Review: WWW.MUGSHOTS.COM

  • Submitted: Fri, August 03, 2012
  • Updated: Mon, October 29, 2012

  • Reported By: DO NO EVIL — New York USA
WWW.MUGSHOTS.COM
www.mugshots.com Internet United States of America

MUGSHOTS.COM MUGSHOT Websites, AKA whatever marketing agency, entertainment company, people herding, harassing, ponzi scheme,. Deceptive, unfair trade practices, hiding behind the first amendment, Miss use of public records for their own financial gain (removals), Not Law Enforcement related Internet

*Consumer Comment: Who owns mugshots.com? Michael Robertson owns mugshots.com

*Consumer Comment: Michael Robertson Miami Florida, new ownership Mugshots.com

*Author of original report: mugshots.com is NOT A PONZI ScHEME

*Consumer Comment: Sahar Sarid owner of mugshots.com

*REBUTTAL Owner of company: Attorney for Mugshots.com

*Author of original report: 11 th Commandment in Computerland

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This is information that I came upon when reading  Florida "Sunshine Manual". People booked in Florida may want to read this and them start questioning who is www.mugshots.com. this is reprint from the manual to provide information to the general public. 

 http://myfloridalegal.com/webfiles.nsf/WF/KGRG-8RAQUF/$file/2012-SunshineManual.pdf
government-in-the-sunshine-manual
p.145

2. What individuals are authorized to inspect and receive copies of public records?
Section 119.01, F.S., provides that [i]t is the policy of this state that all state, county, and municipal records are open for personal inspection and copying by any person. (e.s.) A state citizenship requirement was deleted from the law in 1975. A public employee is a person within the meaning of Ch. 119, F.S. and, as such, possesses the same right of inspection as any other person. AGO 75-175. Likewise, a county is any person who is allowed to seek public records under Ch. 119, F.S. Hillsborough County, Florida v. Buccaneers Stadium Limited Partnership, No. 99-0321 (Fla. 13th Cir. Ct. February 5, 1999), affirmed per curiam, 758 So. 2d 676 (Fla. 2d DCA 2000). Thus, the law provides any member of the public access to public records, whether he or she be the most outstanding civic citizen or the most heinous criminal. Church of Scientology Flag Service Org., Inc. v. Wood, No. 97-688CI-07 (Fla. 6th Cir. Ct. February 27, 1997). [A]s long
as the citizens of this state desire and insist upon open government and liberal public records disclosure, as a cost of that freedom public officials have to put up with demanding citizens even when they are obnoxious as long as they violate no laws. State v. Colby, No. MM96-317A-XX (Fla. Highlands Co. Ct. May 23, 1996). Even though a public agency may believe that a person or group are fanatics, harassers or are extremely annoying, the public records are available to
all of the citizens of the State of Florida. Salvadore v. City of Stuart, No. 91-812 CA (Fla. 19th Cir. Ct. December 17, 1991). And see Curry v. State, 811 So. 2d 736, 741 (Fla. 4th DCA 2002) (defendants conduct in making over 40 public records requests concerning victim constituted a legitimate purpose, and thus cannot violate the stalking law because the right to obtain the records is established by statute and acknowledged in the state constitution). Cf. James v.
Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District, 820 So. 2d 988 (Fla. 4th DCA 2002), concluding that a trial court erred when it failed to hold a hearing before denying a request to require a district to permit inspection at the district offices, rather than at an off-premises location. The agency argued that it would be disruptive to require that the records inspection be conducted at its offices. Id. However, the appeals court ruled that a hearing should have been held to determine
whether the requestor, who was in litigation with the district, should be allowed to view the records at the district offices, and if so, under what conditions. Id.

3. Must an individual show a legitimate interest or noncommercial interest in public records before being allowed to inspect or copy same?
No. The requestor is not required to explain the purpose or reason for a public records request. The motivation of the person seeking the records does not impact the persons right to see them under the Public Records Act. Curry v. State, 811 So. 2d 736, 742 (Fla. 4th DCA 2002). See also Timoney v. City of Miami Civilian Investigative Panel, 917 So. 2d 885, 886n.3 (Fla. 3d DCA 2005) (generally, a persons motive in seeking access to public records is irrelevant); Staton v. McMillan, 597 So. 2d 940, 941 (Fla. 1st DCA 1992), review dismissed sub nom., Staton v. Austin, 605 So. 2d 1266 (Fla. 1992) (petitioners reasons for seeking access to public records are immaterial); Lorei v. Smith, 464 So. 2d 1330, 1332 (Fla. 2d DCA 1985), review denied, 475 So. 2d 695 (Fla. 1985) (legislative objective underlying the creation of Ch. 119 was to insure to the people of Florida the right freely to gain access to governmental records; the purpose
of such inquiry is immaterial); and News-Press Publishing Company, Inc. v. Gadd, 388 So. 2d 276, 278 (Fla. 2d DCA 1980) (the newspapers motives [for seeking the documents], as well as the hospitals financial harm and public harm defenses, are irrelevant in an action to compel compliance with the Public Records Act). (Si these sites seem like they have a "right" to do business as they are...BUT>>->
Thus, an agency is not authorized to impose conditions or limit access to public records based on a suspicion that the request may be for an improper purpose. Inf. Op. to Cook, May 27, 2011. However, as noted in that opinion, Florida Statutes impose criminal penalties for the unauthorized use of personal identification information for fraudulent or harassment purposes and for the criminal use of a public record or public records information. See ss. 817.568 and 817.569, F.S.


These sites are harassing, terrorizing and intimidating a whole population of people. The site www.mugshots.com is seeking financial gain by requesting that they be able to use public record as their own and ask that  a person who would like to opt/out of their data base pay a third party (not them directly-as they want to keep their identity a secret). for improper use and unauthorized use of personal identification information for fraudulent or harassment purposes and for the criminal use of a public record or public records information. (See ss. 817.568 and 817.569, F.S. (P145)http://myfloridalegal.com/webfiles.nsf/WF/KGRG-8RAQUF/$file/2012-SunshineManual.pdf............

If you have a problem with any "mugshot" website" or www.mugshots.com Call and file your complaints At; FLAGO, 850-242-0140
FLAGO,850-414-3990
FTC, 877-382-4357
BBBFL, 727-535-5522
File a report and request copies of all public records, that FOIA will allow, writ your congressperson and Attorney general's office. Just because you were arrested, doesn't mean you don't have rights..

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#1 Consumer Comment

Who owns mugshots.com? Michael Robertson owns mugshots.com

AUTHOR: Glenn - (United States of America)

Michael J Robertson owns Mugshots.com
Michael Robertson owns Mugshots.com
Mike Robertson owns Mugshots.com

Who owns mugshots.com? Michael Robertson owns mugshots.com - 

Processing payments for organizations that are involved in questionable activity exposes companies like PayPal to serious legal problems, not to mention chargebacks.

Who owns mugshots.com? Michael Robertson owns mugshots.com - Criminal infringes name and likeness copyright for purposes of commercial advantage and private financial gain, 18 USC 2319 & 17 USC 506.

BOISE The Ada County sheriff says its own website is being used to extort money from people who have been arrested. Since 2003, the Ada County Sheriffs Office has been posting daily mugshots of those arrested on their website.  But, Sheriff Gary Raney says recently third party websites have been "scraping" the mugshot and names of those on their website and then placing the information on their own website. Scraping websites, like Boisemugshots.com, has thousands of mugshots of those arrested since early 2011.

 The photos on Ada Countys website are deleted after five days. Boisemugshots.com provides a link to another site that removes the information from the Internet for $99. It's really a form of extortion, said Raney. This is something that really goes against the fundamentals of what I sense we should be putting that mugshot out there for. Raney says he is now considering taking down the website to protect those who have been arrested. There's really an injustice that happens to people, said Raney. Raney is also looking into increasing the security on the site to prevent other sites from taking information.

Who owns mugshots.com? Michael Robertson owns mugshots.com - 18 USC 641 Public money, property or records 
Whoever embezzles, steals, purloins, or knowingly converts to his use or the use of another, or without authority, sells, conveys or disposes of any record, voucher, money, or thing of value of the United States or of any department or agency thereof, or any property made or being made under contract for the United States or any department or agency thereof; 

Who owns mugshots.com? Michael Robertson owns mugshots.com - (1) In general.Any person who willfully infringes a copyright shall be punished as provided under section 2319 of title 18, if the infringement was committed

Who owns mugshots.com? Michael Robertson owns mugshots.com - 18 USC 873 - Blackmail

Whoever, under a threat of informing, or as a consideration for not informing, against any violation of any law of the United States, demands or receives any money or other valuable thing, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.

Who owns mugshots.com? Michael Robertson owns mugshots.com - 18 USC 880 - Receiving the proceeds of extortion

A person who receives, possesses, conceals, or disposes of any money or other property which was obtained from the commission of any offense under this chapter that is punishable by imprisonment for more than 1 year, knowing the same to have been unlawfully obtained, shall be imprisoned not more than 3 years, fined under this title, or both.\

http://www.linkedin.com/in/michaeljrobertson

Michael Robertson Linkedin profile: 

Michael Robertson Founder & CEO, Mugshots.com
Miami, Florida (Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area) Information Technology and Services
Current job: Founder & CEO at Mugshots.com / Mugshots.com CEO
July 2011 Present (1 year 4 months)

"Within 18 months we were able to put together a team, buy a domain without a website, and turn it into a world's top 1,000 website destination.

To make contact visit Mugshots.com and contact via the website. For all Unpublishing inquiries contact UnpublishArrest.com or call 800-276-2540."

Michael Robertson's Skills & Expertise

TECHNICAL SKILLS:
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#2 Consumer Comment

Michael Robertson Miami Florida, new ownership Mugshots.com

AUTHOR: Vig - (USA)

See linkedin new ownership. Class action is coming suckers
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#3 Author of original report

mugshots.com is NOT A PONZI ScHEME

AUTHOR: DO NO EVIL - (USA)

www.mugshots.com is NOT A PONZI ScHEME.....

 would like to redact that connection 

 But the secrete remains who is www.mugshots.com? what is www.mugshots.com?.
Who are the operators? Where are they based? Why the lack of transparency?
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#4 Consumer Comment

Sahar Sarid owner of mugshots.com

AUTHOR: Sahar Sarid - (United States of America)

Sahar Sarid owner of mugshots.com
4400 NE. 26th Avenue, Lighthouse Point, FL 33064
http://?www?.youtube?.com/?e?m?b?e?d?/?1?h?J?6?v?h?z?Q?OGA
http://www.yatedo.com/p/Sahar+Sarid/famous/81f8abf026316725ef5de52abe13b7c7
http://southflorida.blockshopper.com/news/story/300041029-Internet_entrepreneur_selling_3BD_in_Lighthouse_Point
http://southflorida.blockshopper.com/property/484317044610/4400_ne_26th
http://www.dnjournal.com/cover/2007/may.htm
http://mikeward.net/2010/11/south-fl-domainers/
http://www.linkedin.com/in/saharsarid
http://www.saharsarid.com/


Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)
http://www.ic3.gov/default.aspx

U.S. Department of Justice
Criminal Resource Manual 1663 Protection Of Public Records and Documents. The taking of a public record or document is prohibited by 18 U.S.C. 641.
DOJ. Retrieved from http://www.justice.gov/usao/eousa/foia_reading_room/usam/title9/crm01663.htm

Copyrights and Trademarks themselves are public records.

Public Records means nothing more than the government makes them available to the public it does not empower usage of public records.

Allowing, conversion of public records would be from cradle to grave government imposed slavery. Birth records, marriage records, divorce records and death records are all public records.


18 USC 641 Public money, property or records
Whoever embezzles, steals, purloins, or knowingly converts to his use or the use of another, or without authority, sells, conveys or disposes of any record, voucher, money, or thing of value of the United States or of any department or agency thereof, or any property made or being made under contract for the United States or any department or agency thereof;

Whoever receives, conceals, or retains the same with intent to convert it to his use or gain, knowing it to have been embezzled, stolen, purloined or converted


18 USC 1030 - Fraud and related activity in connection with computers
(2) intentionally accesses a computer without authorization or exceeds authorized access, and thereby obtains
(C) information from any protected computer;


Sahar Sarid steals government property.  Sahar Sarid knowingly converts government property to his use and the use of others. Sahar Sarid sells government property without authority.  Sahar Sarid retains government property knowing they have been stolen.


18 USC 2261A Stalking
(2) with the intent
(A) to kill, injure, harass, or place under surveillance with intent to kill, injure, harass, or intimidate, or cause substantial emotional distress to a person in another State or tribal jurisdiction or within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States; or
(i) that person;


Sahar Sarid stalks, harasses, intimidates and causes substantial emotional distress.


18 USC 873 Blackmail
Whoever, under a threat of informing, or as a consideration for not informing, against any violation of any law of the United States, demands or receives any money or other valuable thing, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.

Sahar Sarid as consideration for not informing demands money.
unpublish 1 arrest including mugshot(s) - $399.00
unpublish 2 arrests including mugshots - $779.00
unpublish 3 arrests including mugshots - $1149.00
unpublish 4 arrests including mugshots - $1479.00


18 USC 1962 - Prohibited activities
(b) It shall be unlawful for any person through a pattern of racketeering activity or through collection of an unlawful debt to acquire or maintain, directly or indirectly, any interest in or control of any enterprise which is engaged in, or the activities of which affect, interstate or foreign commerce.

Sahar Sarid interstate collection of an unlawful debt.
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#5 REBUTTAL Owner of company

Attorney for Mugshots.com

AUTHOR: Chris - (U.S.A.)

The attorney for mugshots.com is Marc Gary Epstein aka Marc G. Epstein you can reach Marc G. Epstein at 561-707-4141. I recommend calling him; hed love to hear from you (Marc, please dont be upset at me for giving your number out. Remember, it is public record). Marc G. Epstein also has the following liens and judgments: (1) $15,865.00? owed to the IRS; (2) $218.00 owed to the State of Florida;

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11 th Commandment in Computerland

AUTHOR: DO NO EVIL - (USA)

 Update By Author
11 Commandment in "Computerland"
AUTHOR: DO NO EVIL - (USA)
SUBMITTED: Friday, August 31, 2012POSTED: Friday, August 31, 2012
 

11 Commandment in "Computerland"

11.Thou Shalt, Do NO EVIL with the talents of knowing how to wirte computer programing.
            A) Thou Shalt not drive the public crazy by evading direct contact; Be real and accessible. Don't mess with peoples heads. You make more money with honey.
            B) Thou Shalt not give truncated data,  misleading   information or "False light"     information. Sometimes less information is more. You can get the same point accross. (This can be a valuable site).
            C) Thou Shalt be Accountable and Responsible with the Tools that they have been given, for the tools can be good, as well as VERY dangerous and evil to all.
            D) Thou Shalt NOT play GOD in "Computerland", with a website or Domain. For that is destructive to all and brings a lack of Integrity to everyone and the product of "the internet, "the World Wide Web" in "Computerland".
           E) Thou Shalt, Allow for a take down policy- OPT/OUT of your site that is reasonable
           F) Thou Shalt Allow for Refunds, when people are  NOT satisified with your product.
The public purcahses  products (In "Computerland")" from reputation defenders" "In Good Faith". When they are under pressure and "in need", it is not a time to "sucker punch" "the public" and keep them confused
.          G) Thou Shalt not play with the Trust of the people for
              TRUST builds Intergrity. 
              It is a very valuable attribute in business and ones personal life..

That is the 11th comandment......A,B,C.D.E, F,G

I even like this post more now.. It is filled with good information that will enable the public  to make choices, with a more indepth, clearer understanding about what companies they are dealing with.
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