Owner Arrested on Criminal Charges Owners in Hot Water Owners Arrested on Criminal Extortion Charges owners were arrested in Florida today for criminal charges in California that include money laundering, extortion and extortion. The arrest of the four alleged co-owners of took place in Florida, just one day after California Attorney General announced that the state would be filing criminal charges against the mugshot website. Facing Criminal Charges in California

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced on May 17th, 2018, just one day before the owners of were arrested, that the four alleged co-owerns of the website will be facing criminal charges of extortion, money laundering and identity theft in California.

According to the criminal complaint, owners extorted at least 175 Californians for roughly $65,000. In total, the complaint continues, extorted over 5,700 individuals around the U.S. for a total of just under $2.5 million. Owner Arrested on Criminal Charges


Other Troubles for

Criminal extortion and money laundering are not the only problems that the owners of are facing.  Just a few months ago, an Illinois judge came down hard on for charging arrestees to remove records. You can view the official court filings from the Illinois lawsuit below, as well as the Motion to Dismiss filled by the Attorney.

Illinois Judge Comes Down Hard on Lawsuit Motion to Dismiss

Have you been victimized by

Victims of are encouraged to file a police report with their local police department in order to officially document the complaint against Anyone who was arrested in California or was in the state when contacting to take down an image is asked to contact the Attorney General’s eCrime Unit at  Out-of-state complaints can be reported to the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)

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