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The man behind—a site that posts booking photos and charges their subjects $39 to remove them—has identified himself. Portlander Kyle Ritter, 35, also runs and previous   More
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Mug Shot Profiteers

Been arrested? This website puts up your photo and sees profit in your shame. Others see extortion.

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The way Richard Felley sees it, his son has already paid the price for his crimes. Felley, who lives in Nehalem,   More
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 COREY PAUL

"Extortion" Mug Shot Site Operator Identifies Himself: Kyle Ritter, Who Also Runs


Portlander Kyle Ritter has admitted to blogger Jack Bogdanski that he's behind and its various sister sites throughout the country.WW on Wednesday published an article about the mug shot sites, which was charging people $39 to remove their booking photos. Two sources have since tipped WW that Ritter is behind the site. After WW called Ritter Thursday, he apparently sent Bogdanski an ...   More
Friday, August 26, 2011 COREY PAUL

"Extortion" Mug Shot Site Stops Charging People To Have Their Booking Photos Removed—For Now


WW's exposure of a web site that charges people to stop having their mug shots put on the web has apparently compelled the web site's operators to stop the practice—at least for now. As do many sites, scrapes booking photos from law enforcement web pages then posts them in a gallery online. then charges people $39 to have their photos taken down and files scrubbed ...   More
Thursday, August 25, 2011 COREY PAUL


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