Report: #968444

Complaint Review: www.mugshots.com - Internet

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  • Reported By: Deborah — Hudson United States of America
  • www.mugshots.com Internet United States of America

www.mugshots.com http://www.internetreputation.com/remove-mugshot/ Mugshots.com Internet

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

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www.Mugshots.com and http://www.internetreputation.com/remove-mugshot work together in the business of posting mugshots and charging for the removal og mugshot. Biggest extortationist on the Internet. They do not comply with google's ethicial guidelines listed on

Automatically generated content

Participating in link schemes


Sneaky redirects

Hidden text or links

Doorway pages

Scraped content

Participating in affiliate programs without adding sufficient value

Loading pages with irrelevant keywords

Creating pages with malicious behavior, such as phishing or installing viruses, trojans, or other badware

Abusing rich snippets markup

Sending automated queries to Google

I suggest anyone having problems with these web-sites to report them to google. Also sign petition at http://www.change.org/petitions/stop-posting-mug-shots-on-the-internet

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#1 Consumer Comment

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

AUTHOR: Glenn Penne - (USA)

POSTED: Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Michael J Robertson owns Mugshots.com
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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.\


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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.

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