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Deal Made In Ohio Lawsuit Over Mugshot Websites

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Numerous websites charge people money to have their mugshots removed from the sites, regardless of their innocence or guilt.
1:37PM
January 8, 2014

A settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit in Ohio against two Internet sites that make money by posting mug shots of people who’ve been arrested.

Mug Shot Website Owners Protest Extortion Allegations

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There are numerous websites that charge people money to have their mugshots removed from the sites, regardless of their innocence or guilt. Some allege it's extortion.
5:00AM
November 27, 2013

A Toledo attorney has filed a class action lawsuit against several mug shot websites that have required money to removed the picture. The lawyer alleges extortion. But the operators defend the sites as a public service.