Criminal Search Site Hit With Privacy, Extortion Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (December 11, 2013, 6:20 PM EST) -- JustMugShots.com Corp. was hit with a putative class action in California state court Wednesday, accusing the online company of publishing mug shots and arrest data of people without consent or consideration of innocence and extorting fees from those who want to remove their information.

Plaintiff Zim Rogers, who seeks to represent similarly situated people whose photographs or names have been posted to justmugshots.com, said the criminal search website misappropriated his likeness and the likeness of the potential class members. Rogers further said the company attempts to...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.