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HELP! How Do I Deindex A Page That's Blackmailing Me?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by renegaderats, Oct 7, 2012.

  1. renegaderats

    renegaderats Junior Member

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    Whats up guys,

    I need to Deindex a few sites that do not belong to me, or at least 2 specific pages on each of them. Now before you form an opinion hear me out.

    These sites are not competitors of mine and I have absolutely ZERO financial interest in any branch of the niche what so ever. These are sites that are hosting SEO ranked mugshots of me from when I was 18 and 19 years old and who want to charge around $300 each to remove them, there's 6 sites all together and 2 mugshots at each one so to remove them all that's a total of $3,600!

    Every time a person Googles my name... potential employers and clients, the animal shelter I volunteer(ed) at, girlfriends, etc... they all see these damn mugshots and immediately throw my name in the trash no questions asked & no explanation given.

    This is extortion! I've paid my debt and done my time, I haven't been in ANY kind of trouble for almost a decade now as I would rather live on the whitehat side of society so to speak, not even a speeding ticket in 9 years!

    Even though I paid my debt I still have this crap lingering over my head because these IMers either dont realize or dont care that they're destroying peoples lives with this type of website. Dont get me wrong I'm all for blackhat tactics as long as their victimless, this however victimizes everyone who has ever been arrested and litterally destroys their chances of employment therefore their ability to provide for their family. These ass holes are taking food off of my 4yr old daughters plate at this point AND keeping me from finding her a descent mother!

    If anyone has any suggestions on how I could get the pages with my face plastered on them deindexed from all of the SERPS but most importantly Google I would be SO SO SO GREATFUL!

    Thanks,
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  2. aakon7

    aakon7 Regular Member

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    Your not going to be able to deindex them, you can however suppress them, mugshot sites are easy to push down. Create a account on all social media sites for yourself and backlink to them.
     
  3. misteryou.

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    yes you should use social sites with your real name and push it in serp
     
  4. renegaderats

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    That was actually my first thought but I would really like to see them removed and not just buried, you know how nosy people are so theres no guarantee they wont simply keep flipping through pages till they find my mugshots... plus they are ranking in Google image results right at the tippy top.
     
  5. misteryou.

    misteryou. Power Member

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    Use lot of differents images in all social sites and you too will rank in GG images
     
  6. ethanmitchel

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    This happened to me once. Long story short I used to be a webcam guy at one of those sites... ya' know what I'm talking about. When people would google my name or username I'd pop up and some people tried to blackmail me.
    What I did is I obviously ran a whois on the domain where they are posted, asked them to remove them, they didn't; so I contacted the hosting company explaining my situation and it took them about 3 days to take them down. Another one that didn't work out with me I ended up pulling an order on them for harassment and after 3 months they were taken down.

    I wish you the best and I'm glad you're back on the right track, God bless you man.
     
  7. arnoldblack

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    turn up in person at the office of the company that runs the sites and i'll bet they'll remove them for free.
     
  8. kirkonpolttaja

    kirkonpolttaja Senior Member

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    try to cultivate different infromation with your name so it looks like there is 10k with your name, do web2.0 accounts with your name + random images of different people and write different bios.
    You can try to saturate serps with this and your identity will be huge question mark.

    "who is the right one?"
     
  9. Adam718

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    It'll be a lot cheaper to just build 20 properties, whether it be social media, single page websites, etc. and have them each rank higher than the page with the mugshots. This way it'll fall down to page 3 on the serp.
     
  10. eledesmaj

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    what i tried was to report the image to google so that it gets deindexed waiting to see if it worked
     
  11. DarkMeta

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    try to do negative seo i know it is not allowed here but if you are at right then you have to.
     
  12. Masum492

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    Hi,
    This might be help you! It is a site which will remove mugshot from any mugshot related sites..You can use RemoveMugshots and they had the mugshot down within 24 hours! First search on Google as "RemoveMugshots" the first result of google will be the site I referring. One of my cousin remove his face from there within 24 hours.. It's really a great service to remove your face from any mugshots sites.. You can call them here (toll free) 1-888-310-9707
     
  13. Techxan

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    See if you can get help from the law.

    Find out if you are in a "right to work" municipality. Interfering with a person's right to work is a big deal in these places, (here in Texas I can break a non compete practically at whim simply by swearing out a statement that enforcement of the non-compete is so restrictive that I effectively cannot work in my craft if it were enforced). If you are in one of these states in the US or elsewhere, you may get lucky depending on your local laws. Consult a lawyer to see if he is interfering with your right to work according to applicable laws, since you paid your debt to society and have been a model citizen as far as society is concerned for ten years. If the only reason the page exists is to extort money from people, and you have the owners request for the money as proof, in some places you will have a strong case, and you can file a suit for damages. In some places he must have a blanket removal procedure for all persons on the website. If he charges you one thing and someone else another, you might have an opening

    Unless the site has some blanket policy about whom they post and what it takes to remove the pictures, in some places they are liable. If they are an extortion site, the only requirement to be put on the site is be someone they can blackmail, you may have a case to charge him with it. Check in his municipality too.

    For instance If he is posting everyone who killed a person while driving drunk,or anyone arrested for public intoxication in Kansas in 2003, or some theme that applies to everyone in the same category as you, then he can get away with it because his site serves a public service and because of free speech laws. In many places, the "public's right to know", and "my right to free speech" trumps everything and they will not help you. More conservative areas come down hard on people with obvious malicious intent.

    If he is specifically targeting you because he has embarrassing information, and has requested money to not make this information public, he is committing blackmail in many places in the world. If he has the same information on multiple sites, for to your favor, he looks like a blackmailer. A prosecutor will jump at a slam dunk conviction if what he is doing is even technically against the law. Wouldn't hurt to send the pertinent information to the local FBI office and ask them is this criminal or not. If it is, they will nail his ass to a wall. They may come see you to talk about it, or ignore you.

    In some places, what he is doing is a civil infraction, and he can be help liable for damages. If he has multiple sites doing the exact same thing his public service defense is likely not to carry enough weight in a civil court to protect him. Look into "liable:" laws, what he is doing is not slander.

    Get a lawyer and sue the snot out of him for every civil infraction that you can even remotely toss at him, and make these separate lawsuits.

    Look into your "defamation of character" laws in both your local jurisdictions. Depending on how they are written you may have a case based on paying your debt and almost a decade of model citizenship, that even though his information is true, it still defames your character. Might get lucky there.

    If all that doesn't work, go to court and change your first name. This will not protect you from a diligent background search, and a court may not approve it depending on your infraction, but in a case where someone is legally targeting you maliciously, you may find a sympathetic court. This way at least their search would be for Alfonso Santos, instead of Alfred Santos. More than likely the name change will never make the SERPS, especially if you have it done in a municipality that does not have digitized records. His pages will still be there, but no one will search for your original name anymore. He can always figure it out, but running an advertisement in the obituaries of our local newspaper that you were killed in a car accident will probably make him loose interest. You can always tell your friends and family that you were as surprised as they were to find out you were dead.

    If none of these options float your boat, there's always the "Go to war" plan.
     
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  14. collywobbles99

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    Surely you need to just go to their hosting company
     
  15. aakon7

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    Thank you for taking the time to write this post, however legally you are completely inaccurate. And changing your name is way too extreme of an approach. If I was the OP I would just suppress everything, contact the webhosts and then destroy the person who is doing this to him online. I so want to write a ebook about how to destroy someones online reputation in 48 hours for life, but the liability of the book would be too high lol
     
  16. JadeAyesha

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    creat your own account on social media sites..you'll get rank'up!
     
  17. Techxan

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    Your opinion or your jurisdiction. Local, state, county, and country laws vary greatly, and if any of this applies, the OP doesn't have to pay anything. And it is legal.

    In the US you can sue damn near anybody, for damn near anything, for the flimsiest of reasons, and he must defend them each, or forfeit, or face what could be a sympathetic jury of businessmen, or settle.

    And the OP clearly said he does not want to suppress this. Contacting the web hosts is a good idea, one already expressed in the thread.
     
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  18. gypsyr0ad

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    blackmail is illegal, don't matter what state you're in.

    I'd find out who they are and then contact their local law enforcement, and take legal action.

    There is a lot of stuff you can get away with on the web, but blackmail isn't one of them.

    Also, even if those picts were not there anyone can find out about your past criminal record, its not that hard.

    I myself have a "past" and it never has affected me, if your honest with enployerers, they could give a rats ass what you did when you were a kid.
     
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