Erase Mugshots Removal Process Explained

Erase Mugshots Removal Process

 

Are you looking to have your mugshot removed from search engines such as Google, Bing, and/or Yahoo? You have come to the right place, over the past decade Erase Mugshots has successfully helped over 100,000 individuals remove their unwanted mugshots from Google images as well as any unwarranted or negative links on the first several pages of Google.

 

Mugshot removals are real and very possible, however, you should be wise about which company you decide to select or who performs your removal request.

 

Here at EraseMugshots.com, our reputation team works alongside local law firms and attorneys to remove, deindex and/or suppress arrest records from the internet. The best part is every solution we offer is 100% guaranteed, meaning if we fail to remove your images or arrest record you are entitled to 100% of your money back.

 

If you are not familiar with how we operate or this is the first time you have heard about Erase Mugshots please take the time to watch a brief explainer video showcasing how our solutions work and what options are available to you.

 

 

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Are Websites Allowed to Publish Mugshots Without Asking?

 

In short yes, mugshots and arrest records are considered public records. This means that anyone has the right to request any individuals past criminal history from the local courthouse or clerk’s office.

 

The best example would be dealing with celebrities. Websites such as TMZ operate off negative publicity, we see individuals such as Tiger Woods, Lindsay Lohan and even Matthew McConaughey who have all suffered the hardships of seeing their unpleasant mugshot at the top of a Google search. But why is it suddenly a problem when it happens to you?

 

There are over thousands of arrests that occur every day throughout the entire United States. If you have ever been arrested the odds are that your mugshot is online whether you know it or not.

 

Mug shot websites are protected behind the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), this essentially means that if such information is deemed public information they may distribute it and publish it online however they please. The only exception to this would be if your charges were sealed or expunged. Even so, most expungements take months or a year to be finalized and during that time your arrest information may be published.

 

You do not own the rights to your mugshot(s). The moment you are arrested your rights are waved, so even if that photo is of you, you cannot dictate where, when, or if it is published online.

 

Most county offices publicly post arrests in a local newspaper and on their website directly, other counties may require you to visit the clerk’s office in person and request files. Again, since mugshots and arrest records are public information there is no legal stance on stopping mugshot websites from publishing this negative information about you online.

 

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What Is the Cost of a Mugshot Removal?

 

The cost of a mugshot removal on average ranges from $500 – $3,000 depending on several factors:

 

  1. The severity of the charge/arrest
  2. Prior convictions & arrests
  3. The location of the arrest (metropolitan areas are published on more website than rural areas)
  4. Which website you are seeking removal from
  5. How many websites in total have published your mugshot

 

Here at Erase Mugshots, we offer various removal options to prospective clients. 

  • The first option would be a simple removal from a single website (i.e. Mugshots.com).
    • Mugshots.com charges per removal starting at $450 each mugshot.
    • The average cost per website is roughly $300-500 (without expungement documents)
    • This only guarantees the removal for that single website for that particular arrest.

 

  • Complete removal solution
    • One of Erase Mugshots removal specialists will scour the internet to uncover your past criminal history and mugshot on Google, Bing, & Yahoo.
    • Average cost $500 – 3,000 (maybe more if you have an extensive criminal history)
    • 100% guarantee for that arrest. Since we run an analysis prior to initiating any removals we will remove any reappearing mugshots in the foreseeable future.
    • This does not cover new arrests that occur on a date other than the requested removal.
    • Nor does this include any website who have misspelled your name if this is an honest mistake if it is missed (We will work to remove at a discounted cost)

 

Do Mugshot Websites Remove for Anyone?

 

Yes and no.

 

The major factoring that these websites take into consideration is the severity of the charge and the individuals criminal past. For example, let’s say you are a college student who was busted for underage drinking or maybe you have a DUI on your record. Mugshots are typically removed within 24-48 hours.

 

Anything that is victimless or did not cause harm to another individual is typically granted a removal quickly. This is the same for drug offenses unless you have over five charges within a few years for the same thing  your removal request will be approved by these websites

 

 

Charges mugshots website do NOT remove:

  • Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Mayhem
  • Kidnapping (anything dealing with endangering a child)
  • Sexual Charges
  • Severe Domestic Arrests (i.e caused bodily harm, etc)
  • Individuals who were arrested for the same charge 3 or more times.
  • much more, contact us to see if you are able to remove your mugshots from Google, Bing, and Yahoo.

 

 

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Is It Illegal to Charge Money for a Mugshot Removal?

Due to new laws and state statutes, it can be illegal for the same website to charge for removal after they posted your information.

Website owners are not allowed to post your mugshot unwillingly and then reach out to you demanding payment. Before Erase Mugshots was established they were no way to have a third-party website remove criminal records from the internet.

The owner and operator of EraseMugshots.com were unfortunately arrested for a minor charge (the case was immediately dropped and charges were expunged) however his mugshot was plastered across Google. Any individual who has ever been arrested knows that if you do not have lots of information about yourself online a mugshot publication can ruin your career overnight.

Each state has its own policies in place for dealing with websites who charge money for the removal of mugshots.

 

How Long Do Mugshot Removals Take?

On average the typically mugshot removal process can take anywhere between 24 hours to 7-days are a complete removal.

Upon contacting the website owner and having a mugshot removed our team then notifies Google, Bing, and Yahoo to recrawl this website. The process of de-indexing a deleted post takes 1-7 days for completion.

If you are unfamiliar with de-indexing it is the process of alerting Google that a particular piece of content within their search results has either been altered or removed from the internet. After the de-indexing process is finalizing you will no longer see any information reference this arrest on that particular website in the future.

 

 

Does Erase Mugshots Guarantee Each Removal?

Yes, each removal solution is backed by Erase Mugshots’s 100% guarantee.

Should our team fail to remove your information (very rare as we do not take on cases we know we cannot complete) the client is issued a refund for the full amount in which they initially paid.

If your mugshot should ever reappear on the website(s) EraseMugshots.com removed you from there is never any additional fees or costs involved. Our monitoring software is alerted of any republications. Most of the time we remove the information (if reappearing) before you (the client) noticed.

Remove Information on BustedMugshots.com

Remove Information on BustedMugshots.com

 

With almost 1 million indexed pages on Google. People are starting to notice the websites BustedMugshots.com, who publishes public records online for anyone to access. This premier crime information network is set out to provide transparency on local law enforcement. BustedMugshots is rapidly growing, providing all sorts of information available to anyone with a smartphone or computer. Here are some of the public records they publish:

  • Arrest Records
  • Detailed Incident Reports
  • Sex Offender Information
  • Other Local Court Records

 

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How Did BustedMugshots Start?

Before BustedMugshots.com was around it was fairly difficult for the average citizen to obtain arrest records. This involved traveling to the county office(s) or navigating through online forums, fairly difficult the average users who are not tech-savvy. In 2015, BustedMugshots came into existence by publishing in only a selective territory, with one goal in mind. Increase crime awareness. “We are working to synergize multiple sources of law enforcement data in one convenient location for the education of the public.” Up until 2015, apart from a few other mug shot websites, they were the first to offer a free database.

Although people were concerned that this was illegal, a scam or morally unethical to post mugshots, we disagree. It is important to know who in the community has committed criminal acts. Wouldn’t you like to know if your neighbor has had a DUI, especially if you have young children who play outside? It is important to be aware and conscious of those who live around you, it is for your safety. Every mother in America as researched the local pedophiles in their area, this makes the search 100x easier.

 

 

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Is BustedMugshots.com Accurate?

They strive to be, BustedMugshots promised to only display relevant and up-to-date reports. If you see an arrest on BustedMugshots and you have the proper legal documents (dismissal or expungement) 9/10 times they will remove the information. The most common question we get is, how did they get this if it was expunged? Well, it is quite simple, there is a grace period of about 6-12 months where you arrest record is still public has it is pending approval from the Judge. During this time, that record is treated just like everyone else. Once a verdict is given, the corrections will be updated on the website. Learn how to remove your mugshot from other sites such as Busted Newspaper.

 

BustedMugshots does NOT allow any sort of removal options for those convicted of serious violent crimes or sex crime arrests.

What is the End Goal?

As we briefly covered before, the goal of BustedMugshots is the simply provide an easier way to locate and view arrest records online. Their belief is that “If a situation is important enough for law enforcement to make an arrest, then that data will most likely end up in our database.” With nearly 1 million results on Google, BustedMugshots has created a very powerful research tool. Not only for people looking for new hires but also personal reputation in general.

BustedMugshots has actually aided in assisting Law enforcement in the past, “Our dedication to providing criminal justice has led to breakthroughs in cold cases, and numerous tips on robberies, sex crimes, and even murders”. By maintaining an up-to-date database, it is easy for anyone to type in a first and last name and receive results.

 

BustedMugshots homepage

 

In conclusion, BustedMugshots is here to provide a sense of comfort to those online. Some may think they are just in it to expose individuals and profit from it. However, the underlying truth is apparent when you look closer. Being aware of your surroundings and the people in your community is important. Safety is their concern, what are you doing to stay aware of criminals in your local community?

If you are struggling to remove a mugshot online on BustedMugshots or another website (300+ online today) call us. Here at EraseMugshots.com, we offer a 100% money-back guaranteed mugshot removal solution. Completed in 72-hours, what do you have to lose? Click here to get your FREE ANALYSIS today.

What to Do When People Damage Your Reputation

Negative Reviews Damaging Your Reputation?

Damaged Reputation in 2018 | Owning a business has its ups and downs. Hiring the right people to represent your company can be a very tedious task. You must exhaust all your time and energy into training these individuals which pulls you away from your own work. Make sure you are employing the right people based on merit and who is the best fit. Hiring on a gut decision or to “help out a friend” has more negatives than positives in the long run. You have worked hard to create your brand, be careful about who you let in, as the consequences could be dire.

Having to let an employee goes is never easy. The backlash of what could happen can be detrimental to your companies reputation. All it takes is a single review on Glassdoor or Yelp to severely hinder performance.

 

First-impressions have left the building. Everyone turns to review sites as a “tell-all” source for answers to their questions. 50% of the time when an employee leaves an organization they will talk about it online (positive or negative). Make sure you are carefully monitoring your online reputation so you know right away. Many top prospects may be deterred after researching your company and seeing an ex-employee talking negatively about the management.

In a study done by inc.com, Craig Bloem discusses how 84 percent of individuals trust online review platforms as much as they trust their friends. Of that 84%, over half of them will make their decision right then and there. Only after reading the first 4-6 reviews they have developed a strong “understanding” of how you operate. (Read more)

 

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Satisfaction Surveys 

One of the best things you can do apart from generating reviews is gaining a general sense of how your customers feel. After a purchase is made simply email a customer satisfaction survey to each customer. They may not all give you their feedback but some will. Being proactive is a great characteristic to have. People who notice you care more will appreciate you on a higher level, regardless if you have negative reviews online.

The best part about these surveys that is they are NOT public. You can read the feedback before publishing it on your website. This helps to limit the damaged reputation while still providing constructive criticism at the same time.

guy leaving positive review

Bad Reviews are Opportunities NOT Problems

When it comes to your damaged reputation, make sure you are being proactive. What is the point of gaining the feedback if you are not taking action to resolve those issues? Needless to say, be careful about how you respond to negative feedback. There is nothing worse than reading an argument between a client/ex-employee and the company. This shows other prospects you offer an inadequate service.

Ex-employees May Target Your Company

Everyone has the ability to hide behind a computer monitor and vent their opinion and feelings about the world. Many enjoy reading these, but as a business owner, these are your worst nightmare. With this “internet review” trend that is rapidly growing, disgruntled employees are free to post carelessly online. Disgruntled employees are the leading cause of many companies’ damaged reputation.

As an employee at a company, be careful who you associate yourself with. Your cube mate today could be your worst enemy in months to come. Only allow trustworthy colleagues to leave recommendations on your LinkedIn. Linkedin houses over 400 million profiles, it is the Mecca of professional social platforms. If your company utilizes recruiters on LinkedIn, negative reviews may leave you wondering how you cannot find any reputable candidates. 

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What if you have a Damaged Reputation?

First of all, keep calm and think logically. Do not react out of anger because the world will see it. When attempting to rectify a damaged reputation online simply present the facts and admit guilt when you are at fault. Regardless if others do not agree with you, taking responsibility has a positive impact.

If you feel like you are being targeted under false pretense there are some steps you can take to fix it. Sites like Google, Yelp, and LinkedIn will work with you if you can provide proof. When a fictitious review is posted there are a few things Google can do to validate that account. Say that is the only review that person has ever left. Google may deindex or even remove the review as they view it as defamatory (again only if you can provide proof).

 

EraseMugshots is Here to Help!

It can be very overwhelming trying to deal with a bad review while maintaining your business. If you are struggling to have a fictitious review removed or even a news article you deem liable we can help. Our knowledgeable team of ORM strategist will ensure a successful suppression/removal of this negative feedback. Online reputation is no joke and should never be taken lightly. It WILL NOT fix itself.

 

Call us now at 844-445-6096 to learn more.

 

The Difference Between Expungement and Sealing

What’s the Difference Between Expungement and Sealing

Expungement and sealing records are often confused as meaning the same thing. Most states receive numerous requests every year for both.

For example, in the state of Illinois 7,601 records were successfully expunged in 2016, and 6,660 records were sealed. But it’s important to be aware of what they mean so you can make an informed decision on the best option for you.

 

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Expungement vs Sealing

Expungement is the complete deletion of records from the database of the court. In other words, it’s like the offense never happened in a legal sense.

Previously, expungement was a fresh start. Unfortunately, the cyber age has changed that, which we’ll discuss in the following sections.

Sealing one’s records is an automatic process for juveniles in many states. When the juvenile turns 18 the records are sealed. However, the records are never deleted. They can be still reopened if a court order is presented.

That isn’t possible if a conviction has been expunged from the records.

 

Why Expungement has Changed in the Digital Age

Expungement is a procedure well worth using so that nobody can find your name in the public records any longer. However, there are still problems with expungement because of the way the Internet works.

What it doesn’t cover are mentions of the record online. For example, if the story in question was published on a local news site or on social media the expungement doesn’t force the original author to take anything down.

So, a juvenile criminal could still have their story published online, despite expungement removing their name from the public records or even if their records are sealed once they become an adult.

Furthermore, private background check companies regularly download court records, so if they have your court record before it was expunged it hasn’t disappeared from the public view.

 

Should You Seal Your Records?

You may live in a state where the sealing of records isn’t automatic. In this case, you may be wondering whether you should have the records sealed or expunged.

In all cases, it’s best to have your records expunged. Sometimes your request may be rejected. For example, maybe not enough time has passed in the eyes of the court.

However, if your criminal record is from your juvenile years once you become an adult you should have no problem submitting a request.  It’s the initial step on the way towards expungement.

Expungement is generally harder to obtain, so a lawyer may suggest sealing the records instead.

It all depends on the specific situation because every offense is different. Legal outcomes get confusing when sites are reporting conflicting information.

 

Last Word – Know the Difference

Don’t make the mistake of assuming that expungement is just a fancy way of talking about sealing one’s records. It is the deletion order of the record, so in the eyes of the court, it never happened. Sealing the records doesn’t delete the records but they’re not accessible to the general public.

But keep in mind that it is limited to what it covers in the digital age.

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Expunction Does Not Mean You are in the Clear

An Expunction of a Criminal Record

Expunctions often seem like the silver bullet you need to erase a criminal record from the public record. With almost a third of adults being arrested by the age of 23, a lot of people are finding it hard to find a job and to rent a home.

The expungement process is quite a simple thing to understand. It means that your criminal records are no longer accessible to the public via the courts.

But expunction doesn’t mean you’re in the clear.

 

What Does Expunction Actually Cover?

 

Once you have had your criminal record successfully expunged, nobody can go to the courts and find out that you have received a conviction for the offense in question.

Previously, this meant that you were essentially completely clean and a background check would reveal no criminal convictions. The problem is that this process has failed to keep up with the digital age.

 

It Doesn’t Cover Online Articles and Blogs

 

For example, you live in a small town and you got a misdemeanor a few years back. It naturally made a random local news page online. Years later you had that conviction expunged from your record.

The problem is that the local news page that originally published the story is under no obligation to remove their story or any of the details.

Someone performing a background check can simply look up the story and find out that you were convicted, despite the expunction.

 

Private Background Check Companies have a Way Around Expunction

 

It’s also true that expunction only determines the result of a background check in the future. Employers that enlist a private background check company to look up a prospective hire and still see that expunged record.

Why is this the case?

Court records are downloadable and these companies periodically download the latest records.  Performing a background check will uncover all personal pieces of information about someone. 

 

What Can You Do About It?

 

In the cyber age, the role of the expunction is nowhere near as powerful as it once was. It doesn’t apply to people talking online or records that were downloaded before the expunction became active. That’s why you’re not in the clear just because you were successful.

So what can you do about it?

 Most employers will appreciate the honesty and may still decide to not hold it against you.

 

Last Word – Is an Expungement Still Worth It?

 

The expungement is still worth it because it reduces the chances of any future damage by having your name appear in the records of the court.

Plus an expungement is far more respectable than having an active criminal record that anyone can access. But there’s no doubt that expungement still has its flaws.

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EraseMugshots Helps To Protect The Reputation Of Its 1,900 Customers

Erase Mugshots is Here to Help

EraseMugshots is a company that was set up with a particular goal in mind: to enable people to get rid of their online arrest records and mugshots. The company does this legally, understanding that these records will always be a matter of public access, but believing that they should not be accessible by anybody with an internet connection. Hence, while they cannot remove them from the databases of government records or of the courthouses, they can remove them from the internet.

 

1,900 Satisfied Customers and Counting

 

The company has proudly announced that they have already been successful in helping 1,900 customers. Indeed, the company offers a 100% satisfaction guarantee, and they have never had a case in which they couldn’t provide the service. They offer a quick, effective, and private solution to ensure that people’s good reputation is not destroyed by past mistakes that can be accessed online. They are fully open and transparent about their methods, which are completely above board, and their goal is complete satisfaction for each of their clients, which they have now achieved 1,900 times.

For their 1,900 satisfied customers, a total of 16,139 files about them were removed, which is an impressive number of nearly 10 files per person. EraseMugshots’ staff are all highly professional and experienced in all things about the internet, which has enabled them to achieve what is required of them. In fact, between them, they have over 230 years of combined experience.

 

The Process

 

To remove clients’ mugshots and arrest records, the company starts by completing a full web presence analysis. This will allow them to determine which files are available online so that they know where to start working on and never miss a file. Once they know where they have to work on, they will start to get rid of the different arrest records. They offer a total removal solution, which means that once the records are gone, they are gone for good. One of the reasons why they have been able to have so many happy customers is because they guarantee to achieve this within 72 hours.

Once those records have been removed, EraseMugshots gets to work on cleaning up the search engines, namely Google, Yahoo!, and Bing. They do this by contacting them directly, requesting that any remaining traces of the records, including links and images, are removed from their search engine. This ensures that they can no longer be found through historic internet searches as well.

 

What Differentiates EraseMugShots from Others

 

There are many companies that promise to do the same kind of work as that provided by EraseMugshots. However, what sets them apart is their 100% satisfaction guarantee. Furthermore, they offer affordable monthly payment plans. And, at all times, they offer a service that is very effective and very quick, and always 100% private.

All 1,900 customers can attest to the fact that links to mugshot and arrest record sources have been fully eliminated. This means that those records are now impossible to find it online. The key result is that customers’ privacy and reputation are completely restored. Indeed, once something is truly removed from the internet, it will be as if it never existed. This allows people to get back their lives and have their reputation restored.

It has been said that once something is on the internet, it can never be removed, but this is not entirely true. By focusing on search engine removal, rather than reverse search engine optimization (SEO), where links are simply pushed down in the search results, EraseMugshots ensures that a file is truly removed from the internet, never to be found again. They do this by putting search engine results in second place. First, they terminate the actual websites that the mugshots or arrest records were on or at least the page. Once that has been completed, they simply ask the search engines to update their records so the information can longer be found.

What the company’s clients have been particularly satisfied with, is that they offer long-term results. Once files have been removed and the process has been completed, files have never returned at a later stage. This is because EraseMugshots offers a total removal solution, rather than simply hiding something or pushing it back. The importance of achieving this for individuals is huge as finding this type of negative information online. This could make it difficult for them to find a job or a relationship, or to build customers for their own business.

Remove Background Check- For more than just a job

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2 billion dollars. That’s how much revenue the background check industry generated in the previous fiscal year. Astonishing as it might sounds, this industry has seen an encouraging annual growth of an average of 1.3% in the last five years and is predicted to grow even bigger and faster in the coming decade. Long gone are those days when the use of background checks was limited to employers who wanted to screen potential job candidates for previous criminal records or other irregularities. Research firms estimate over 5500 business in this field, a strong testament to the proliferation of its use for other purposes. This growth has been achieved largely in part due to the low barriers to entry for online services. 

 

The most high profile usage of background checks has been for the well-politicized issue of gun regulation. The FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) has been used by the government as its first line of defense against crimes that involve firearms. This comes in the wake of multiple shooting tragedies that have occurred over the last decade, most notably the Sandy Hook shootings where a mentally unstable man opened fire in an elementary school killing 28 people, 20 of whom were children. NICS has flagged over 2.4 million transactions since its inception thereby potentially saving a lot of lives. Reports from the Department of Justice claim that over 10% of the 5.9 million violent crimes in the country in 2014 were committed by offenders armed with a gun.

 

Resident screening is another area where background checks are rampant nowadays. There is an ever increasing number of firms that provide landlords with the ability to comprehensively screen their prospective tenants for security reasons. Landlords face lesser risks by knowing their tenant’s’ credit history, criminal record, and other public records ahead of time, and can easily weed out potential candidates who they consider not worth the trouble. On the flip side, this can also result in a significant percentage of the population, which actually needs cheap housing the most, being denied of housing opportunities or even getting priced out due to concerns over their background checks. Airbnb bought a background check tech startup called Truly recently in order to take preventive measures against troublemakers that plague its home-rental service. Remove background check 

 

The Internet has grown into one of the most popular ways to find a partner. The world of online dating has seen remarkable growth, with recent statistics suggesting that as many as 20 million people visit a dating site at least once a month. However, the rise of ‘catfishing’ scams coupled with the ease of making misleading profiles has resulted in the loss of trust of users towards online strangers.

A 2013 study found that over 30 percent of users scope out potential partners and carry out their own little background check through social media and search engines before meeting/dating someone. Popular dating apps like Tinder show linked Facebook and Instagram accounts which makes it easy to snoop around and stalk people. Besides being curious about previous relationships, users are also interested in finding out details about criminal offenses or court appearances. A lot of popular online dating platforms such as Match and eHarmony screen their clients to find offenders of sexual assault, identity theft, and violence.

 

There are fairly recent cases of background checks being used that involve the younger generation. In the light of high profile pedophilia scandals that have engulfed the church and other religious institutions over the past decade, new legislation has been passed to ensure background checks for all adults who seek employment or volunteer opportunities with routine contact with children in order to protect the children of this country from people in a position of authority who have been convicted of sexual abuse against minors. The Common Application portal which is used by all students as a one-stop process for applying to college and other higher education institutions incorporated two questions in 2007 asking students to disclose their disciplinary history and criminal record, although it is now being actively protested and fought against by student groups and universities who claim it unfairly “impedes minority and disadvantaged students’ chances at admission.” Remove background check

 

The legalization of medical marijuana to a certain extent in as many as 30 states in America has given birth to a number of new neighborhood dispensaries. In order to ensure the safety and sustainability of their operations and license, a lot of these dispensaries will be in the market for background check providers. This provides a whole new market of potential clients for the background check industry. The legalization of marijuana will also have an impact on the policies of employers in these states, who will look to revise and update their background checks to stay in line with the new laws. Similarly, background checks are now being strictly enacted in law enforcement agencies to prevent the recruitment of officers with a sordid past. This comes as a relief to the minority communities of the country who have been at the receiving end of police brutality and racial profiling. Just last month, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office fired Deputy Ferguson for falsifying a search warrant and dropped 17 cases that were compromised as a result of it.

 

The scope of use of background checks has undergone tremendous change. What was once considered a luxury is now considered a necessity, and everyone from the public sector to the private sector enlists the services of background check providers? This industry has brilliantly converted an expensive, time and labor consuming ordeal into an automated paperless solution. No longer used exclusively for immigration and employer services, background checks are now used by over 80% of US businesses. This industry now has a national trade association, industry standards, and definitive publications on background screening. It has seen such success and widespread adoption that it is now heavily regulated by the likes of FCRA, FACT, EEOC, Sarbanes-Oxley, and the Patriot Act to name a few. Remove Background Check

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Background check removal solution is an online privacy solution for those that are concerned about their online privacy and reputation.

Can You Recover From A Damaged Reputation?

Damaged Reputation?

There are many reasons why you may need online reputation management. You may, for instance, have released a faulty product to the market (just like the Samsung Galaxy Note 7), or broken some environmental protection rules (just like the Volkswagen emissions scandal). Many things can happen that will damage your reputation the world over, and it may feel like you can never again recover from that.

As a company, your brand equity is your greatest asset, but also the least tangible one. It includes things like positive brand recognition, prestige, and customer loyalty. Companies have to work very hard to earn those things, but it takes just a single fault for it to be destroyed. If you have lost your brand equity, it may feel like the end of the world. It is also certainly true that if a huge scandal were to hit a small company, it would be almost impossible for them to recover from it. They simply would not have the means to do so.

That being said, huge scandals tend to hit huge companies, whereas smaller companies only have to face smaller scandals. But neither is that the end of the world, so long as you know what to do. So how do you recover from a damaged reputation?

1. Stand Up and Face the Music

Growing up, if we did something wrong, our parents and teachers would tell us to own up to our mistakes in order to move on. This is something most of us would instill in our children even today. And for good reason! Being able to admit that you were wrong is the first step towards receiving forgiveness.

“Wyche says you need to admit wrongdoing right away. Be honest, ‘even if it was just a transgression of bad judgment, you have to start with admitting your bad judgment.'”

2. Change the Narrative to Show Your Care

Another important tactic is to draw attention away from what you have done wrong, particularly after you have admitted to it, and direct it towards other, more positive things. Being nice is a very important tactic and one that also works for individuals who have had their reputation destroyed.

“Smile, and be nice to people you see. Take a genuine interest in what other people are doing or thinking. People always appreciate someone who seems to care. You’ll find that people will be drawn to you, and less likely to talk badly about you.”

If you can, as a business, you may want to engage in a philanthropic act, for instance.

3. Speak to Your Customers

One of the best ways to deal with a negative review is by addressing it head-on and speaking to your customers. If your reputation has been damaged, the same is true. When you admit to your mistake, feel free to ask people how they believe you can redeem yourself. This gives them an opportunity to air their views and feel listened to, while at the same time seeing that you truly care.

Unfortunately, you have to be realistic when it comes to a damaged reputation. Sometimes, there is no way forward anymore, and you may have to change careers or companies or even relocate.

“Reputation repair is not for the faint of heart — it requires a serious and thoughtful strategy. A reputation is based on perception, behavior, and values. While there are online solutions, PR remedies and networking tactics to deploy, the real work of rebuilding trust and credibility starts, and ends, with the personal brand.”

Be realistic, be fair, apologize, and do what you can to make things right again. With a little bit of luck, you will then be able to solve the situation.

Mugshot Removal Analysis

The first step of the removal process is to locate all publications online. This is a 30 minute process and is done at no charge to the client. After the analysis is completed we will provide you with a cost and removal timeline. Most removals are completed within 72 hours.

Think Positive in 2017

Improve Online Reputation

Improve Online Reputation – We all make mistakes—some are dismissed shortly after they occur, while others have more of a lasting impact. Of those more significant mistakes, arrest records typically fall into a serious category of consequence. An arrest record can influence one’s professional career and social prospects, as well as take a toll on the individual emotionally. Fortunately, it is possible to move past mistakes, including arrests, and there is no better time to do so than the start of a new year.

 

Clear Your Mind

The first step of moving past your 2016 arrest is to take control of your thoughts and emotions. You have likely played back the events surrounding your arrest repeatedly in your mind, taking you back to that overwhelming experience. It’s time to stop. You cannot change what happened, and constantly recalling the event will only bring forth a continuum of negative emotions.

 

Understand the Consequences

Even though you should not dwell on your arrest, you do need to think about its consequences. Understand how it could have been avoided so the mistake is not repeated. Take time to consider how the arrest may impact you now or in the future. Is your mug shot or arrest record on the Internet? Do you have to report the arrest to a licensing agency or your employer? How will you handle questions about your background check when applying for jobs?

 

Be Proactive – Improve Online Reputation

Once you have evaluated how your arrest and corresponding mug shot may impact your future, take proactive measures to prevent any further negative impact your arrest may have. Here are a few easy steps to follow:

Research laws in your city and state regarding the type of arrest record information you may be required to provide on job applications. You may not even have to disclose your arrest on certain job applications, but it is important to understand these details ahead of time.
Determine whether you can have arrest information removed from your permanent record. Most states offer the opportunity to seal or expunge certain types of arrest records. Erasemugshots.com can remove traces of your record from the Internet in just 72 hours.
Practice answering potential questions about your arrest as it may come up in professional or social settings. By practicing how you will answer, you can avoid feeling caught off guard and you will be able to competently explain the situation.
EraseMugshots.com has worked with close to 2,000 individuals with arrest records and has helped them move past their arrest. We have no doubt that you can move past yours, too.

Mugshot Removal Analysis

The first step of the removal process is to locate all publications online. This is a 30 minute process and is done at no charge to the client. After the analysis is completed we will provide you with a cost and removal timeline. Most removals are completed within 72 hours.

Mugshot Scam

Mugshot Scam | Know the Laws

Mugshot Scam: Have you ever searched for a mugshot online? There are literally billions of images of mugshots available to anyone across the world. There are several outspoken critics against the easy availability of these public arrest records. But in reality, they are just that. Public records.

Without access to public records, journalists wouldn’t be able to bring important information to the public. Crime stories and profiles make up for more than 40% of online articles. These stories impact communities and families. It’s important to get this information out to the public, especially if these alleged criminals have affected victims. Even if online media outlets don’t write about a specific arrest, having additional online databases to search for mugshots can give communities an extra piece of mind.

There are several high profile websites and databases that publish millions of mugshots yearly. But what if that arrest turns into nothing? What if that suspect isn’t convicted? Mugshot scam? No Then those images are floating around the internet. Which can lead to trouble for those who are officially cleared of the crime. Even if you are able to reach out to each mugshot website across the internet, you aren’t guaranteed to actually get the image removed. This is the argument for many critics against online websites dedicated to mugshots.

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Many states carry different laws when it comes to the removal of mugshots online. In just two years, 21 states and the District of Columbia have considered legislation that would adjust the public’s access to mugshots. Obviously, journalists across the country have been fighting these proposals. Many legal teams argue that mugshots give the public a full look inside the criminal justice system. Mark Caramanica, a lawyer who specializes in freedom of information work, says it’s important for the public to stay aware of the criminal activity around them. “An arrest is a public event and people should be extremely skeptical of government attempts to argue that certain aspects of our criminal justice system are essentially private matters,” said Caramanica.

Despite these proposals the mugshot industry continues to evolve. Lawmakers will be the first to admit that laws are slow to keep up with a quick evolving industry. Now many mugshot websites also carry social media pages. So not only are these mugshots released on online, but they also fill someone’s Twitter feed or Facebook home page. This is another added bonus to keeping a community informed with the latest information about crime in their area.

Even the biggest critics of the mugshot industry has to admit about the benefits of allowing access to these arrest records. Several lawmakers in North Carolina have been fighting hard to imply regulations on online mugshot databases. But even Wake County Public Defender Charles Caldwell admits that mugshots work to protect those in the community. “In America, we don’t have police that would go out and arrest 20 political enemies and no one knows what happens to them,” said Caldwell. It’s important to keep the public aware of any criminal activity that surrounds them.

Both critics and advocates of the mugshot industry are vocal about their position on the matter. But no matter what your feelings are, statistics prove that they are beneficial to public. Like many industries, online mugshot databases could use some upgrades. But their purpose serves for more than just entertainment. These databases and websites serve as an outlet to keep communities informed and prepared.

Mugshot scam is just another phrase to explain new data that is not yet understood. Until the states have control of the issue we are here to help.

Free Mugshot Removal Analysis

The first step of the removal process is to locate all publications online. This is a 30 minute process and is done at no charge to the client. After the analysis is completed we will provide you with a cost and removal timeline. Most removals are completed within 72 hours.

Remove Mugshot From the Internet

Can You Remove A Mugshots From The Internet? (Updated: 2019)

 

If you have been arrested, more than likely there are half a dozen or more websites publishing your arrest information and mugshot online. Paying to remove one mugshot at a time or the one you see, you will find yourself in an endless loop in which you remove one to only have another which was buried deeper in Google, Yahoo or Bing surface and take its place. Not only is this approach ineffective, time-consuming and frustrating, it’s also extremely expensive.

We search our online database of over 300 mugshot companies throughout the Internet and compile a list of these sites which have published the arrest online. Once we have established which sites have posted the arrest, our team will work to have your mugshot removed immediately. Once these pages are terminated, our IT specialists will work to remove all traces of the arrest on all search engines including but not limited to Google, Yahoo, Bing etc. It will be as if the arrest never appeared on any mugshot website. Our process takes only a few days complete and is backed by our 100% money back guarantee. If any of the links should reappear, we will remove it at no cost to our client.

 

Below the Q&A section is a short list of mugshot sites which may have published your arrest information online. Feel free to search by clicking on each site and typing in your name.

 

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Can My Attorney Remove My Mugshot From The Internet?

Yes and No. The past several years we have diligently focused on establishing direct communications with these companies along with perfecting various means and methods to offer quick and affordable removal solutions for our clients. The billable time spent by an attorney to try and accomplish what we can already do successfully and efficiently, would not be cost effective.  This is the reason why many attorneys hire our experienced team of professionals to remove their clients’ mugshots. Our work is guaranteed and if any of the sites should ever re-appear, we will remove the links at no cost to you.

 

MY RECORD WAS EXPUNGED, SEALED, DISMISSED OR FOUND NOT GUILTY. DOESN’T THE MUGSHOT SITE HAVE TO REMOVE IT?

ISN’T IT EXTORTION TO PAY TO HAVE MY MUGSHOT REMOVED?!(WE ARE NOT DEFENDING THESE SITES, ONLY PROVIDING AN EXPLANATION OF THE CURRENT LAW)

 

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Expunction Can’t Scrub Case From Internet

Expunction | Your Information May Still be at Risk

Expunged Record : Google Inc. and the State Bar of Texas on Wednesday told a state court of appeals that a supreme court exceeded its authority when it issued an expunction order in an attorney discipline case that would require the Internet anticipated scrubbed of any mention of the proceeding.
Jackson Walker LLP attorney Chip Babcock argued to a panel of the First District Court of Appeals that a Galveston County District Court’s order forcing Internet search engines to delete publicly available information about a disciplinary proceeding against Houston attorney Calvin C. Jackson would entail audit trillions of Web pages and requesting third parties to erase content that Google does not control.

Expunged record – Babcock said the task budding practically impossible whatever the trial court’s authority to order expunctions in disciplinary proceedings only covers government records. Instead, the sweeping order constitute Jackson’s case attempts to “rewrite history,” Babcock told the appellate panel.

“It’s as it were you are trying to say something we all know happened didn’t happen,” he said.

At issue in the case is the scope of a provision of the Texas Government Code that recognize the expunction of records in disciplinary suits that are later abandoned individually state bar or dismissed. In that instance, Government Code Section 81.072 authorizes the attorney to seek expunction “of all records on the matter.”

Babcock said that the statute is aimed at government documents only whatever the trial court’s conclusion realized could order deletion of other third-party content available on the Internet was a misreading of the law. He added that the case raised First Amendment implications, in that the court effectively imposed a “prior restraint” that seeks to censor any mention of new world bar’s suit against Jackson.

In addition to challenging the expunction, Babcock took issue with the trial court’s decision to seal court records generated in the suit columbia bar initiated against Jackson. Babcock said that sealing case under Texas Rule of Civil Procedure 76A was inappropriate in light of the public’s interest in open judicial proceedings.

Babcock noted that Jackson could have elected to fight america bar’s suit through a private administrative proceeding but elected to avail himself of the courts.

“Mr. Jackson, having chosen the public forum, is susceptible the rules of the public forum,” Babcock said.

Justice Terry Jennings seemed to accord Babcock, at one point describing the order’s impact on freedom of expression as “something Stalin support do in Russia.”

Justice Jennings suggested that a fair reading of the statute meant that the trial court’s authority was practice expunging government documents. Expressing concern about how the appeals court’s ruling might affect expunction proceedings in other contexts, he wondered whether an appropriate resolution would be to make a limited finding that the supreme court lacked jurisdiction to issue the order.

Representing the Commission for Lawyer Discipline, Cynthia Hamilton said that columbia bar generally agreed with Google’s position whatever the civil expunction statute should be “narrowly construed.” Hamilton said that columbia bar’s main concern was to make it clear that attorney disciplinary actions are civil in nature whatever the court of appeals not indicate otherwise in its eventual decision.

The expunction order appear a suit new world bar filed against Jackson in the 405th Judicial District Court of Galveston County in 2012. At crossroad the suit was filed, the Southeast Texas Record reported that america bar had accused Jackson of forging the signatures of two attorneys to court filings in a case he was handling. Jackson prevailed in the dispute, but whether the case was dropped all state bar or dismissed on its merits is unclear, as records are not publicly accessible.

The appellate panel consisted of Justices Terry Jennings, Jim Sharp and Laura Carter Higley. (expunged record)

Jackson did not play the appeal. Expunged record does not help the removal of arrest records from private media companies on the internet.

Google is represented by Charles “Chip” Babcock and Richard A. Howell of Jackson Walker LLP.

The Commission for Lawyer Discipline is represented by Cynthia Canfield Hamilton.

The case is Google Inc. v. Expunction order, case number 01-13-00228-CV, in the First District Court of Appeals for the State of Texas.

Free Mugshot Removal Analysis

The first step of the removal process is to locate all publications online. This is a 30 minute process and is done at no charge to the client. After the analysis is completed we will provide you with a cost and removal timeline. Most removals are completed within 72 hours.

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EraseMugshots.com Launches New Technology to Support 24 Hour Mugshot Removal Solution

How to Restore Your Online Reputation

How to Remove Your Arrest Record From The Internet Within 24 Hours

EraseMugshots.com had an individual who we will call Joe Smith, call them last month very concerned about his personal web presence. He was a mid-level financial advisor at a top 5 investment bank currently working on Wall Street and advancing in his career.

The in-house compliance department was checking “social media activity” of the financial advisors across the firm and came across his arrest information online from 3 years ago during a weekend in South Beach Miami. The charges were minor and eventually reduced to a municipal ordinance leaving him with just a ticket to pay and no criminal history.

The compliance officer decided to take his research a step further and refer back to the employee’s original job application. At that point, a big problem was discovered in the eyes’ of this compliance officer. This individual had lied on his job application, and that would be grounds for termination as far as this compliance officer was concerned. When Joe was asked if he was ever “convicted or charged with a crime” he confidently selected NO, but Google told another story.

Over the past two decades, authorities have made more than 250 million arrests, the Federal Bureau of Investigation says. In return, the FBI currently has over 80 million individuals on file in its master criminal database- This is nearly one out of every three American adults.

Regardless of the outcome of the arrest, the booking information remains the same. There are many websites that have centralized this data to make it easy to find as many government sites are not very user-friendly. The good news is EraseMugshots.com can have these records removed in their entirety.

Like Joe, many people who have never faced charges, or had these charges dropped, find that a lingering arrest record can ruin their current employment or a chance to secure new employment, loans, housing or even a significant other. Even in the case of a mistaken arrest, the damaging records aren’t removed. Only 50% of the records with the FBI have fully up-to-date information and judicial outcomes.

Researchers report that more than 40% of the males have been arrested at least once by the age of 23. Moreover, 47% of those arrested weren’t convicted, but the mugshots remain online. In more than a quarter of those cases, subjects weren’t even formally charged.

EraseMugshots.com has a proprietary search algorithm that can provide you with an accurate count of all or any arrest booking information about you that may be out there in Internet space.

In addition to the ability to find it, EraseMugshots.com has a technical and legal team that specializes in the removal of arrest records and booking photos online within 24 hours.

Please give us a call and we will explain our process and answer any questions you may have and provide a free quote  (866) 601-6803.

Disclaimer: Joe Smith is a real person whose name was changed to protect his privacy. If you are a compliance officer at a brokerage firm and have an employee named Joe Smith you do not need to check his web presence or arrest record.

Erase Mugshots .com Launches New Website and Opens its Doors to the Public

Erase Mugshots Launches New Website and Opens its Doors to the Public

Erase Mugshots opens a new location to help manage the inflow of clientele! An arrest record should be a private topic, or one would hope, but unfortunately, in 2015, this is not the case. Arrest records are public information and can be found with a simple Google search. There are currently more than 100 websites that publish arrest records in a format that Google ranks as informative content and can be found in any major search engine

Arrest records have been published among national news sources for decades. Unlike the local newspaper, the Internet blotters are always accessible, easily searchable, and viewable to over 3 billion Internet users across the world. Erase Mugshots (now opens) can help you remove these records fast.

Until recently, once the record was online, it was there forever, as the Internet does not expire, and doesn’t look like it will be running out of room anytime soon. EraseMugshots.com was launched in 2015 to change that and give people the option to remove arrest records and associated images from the Internet forever.

People are often concerned when they call EraseMugshots.com, and for that reason, they decided to guarantee all the work they accept. With that said, they do not work with everyone, and they reserve the right to choose who they work with. When they take on a new client and agree they can offer a complete removal solution they make the process as painless as possible for the consumer. All their work is 100% guaranteed. This guarantee is written in simple language within the statement of work that is provided with every transaction at EraseMugshots.com. They have a very senior team and are as transparent as possible! With an office in downtown Miami, they have great relationships with every major newspaper in the area.

They will be generating content on a weekly basis to inform the public about changes in the laws, privacy policies and overall updates. To sign up for a free consultation: Free consultation

They can be reached today at (866) 601- 6803 and can answer any questions you may have about the process, timeline, and their guarantee. They look forward to being able to help!