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The man behind pdxmugshots.com—a site that posts booking photos and charges their subjects $39 to remove them—has identified himself. Portlander Kyle Ritter, 35, also runs pdxbars.com 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 Pdxbars.com

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Portlander Kyle Ritter has admitted to blogger Jack Bogdanski that he's behind pdxmugshots.com 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

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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, pdxmugshots.com scrapes booking photos from law enforcement web pages then posts them in a gallery online. Pdxmugshots.com then charges people $39 to have their photos taken down and files scrubbed ...   More
 
Thursday, August 25, 2011 COREY PAUL

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