Criminal Search Site Hit With Privacy, Extortion Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (December 11, 2013, 6:20 PM EST) -- 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, said the criminal search website misappropriated his likeness and the likeness of the potential class members. Rogers further said the company attempts to...
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