Porn scammin'

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  1. Shithead

    Shithead Well-Known Member

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    Owner of ‘revenge porn’ website U Got Posted convicted of 27 felony counts, faces up to 20 years in prison
    Kevin Bollaert, 28, ran a now-defunct page called U Got Posted, where he uploaded pictures of naked women sent from angry exes and asked for up to $350 to remove the images. This case marks the first time someone was prosecuted for running a revenge porn site.
    BY Jason Silverstein
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
    Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 4:19 PM
    [​IMG] KNSD Kevin Bollaert, 28, was found guilty of 27 felony counts for creating a so-called revenge porn website.
    He won’t be getting off on this sleazy scheme any time soon.

    A San Diego perv faces up to 20 years in prison after being convicted of 27 felony counts for managing a “revenge porn” website.

    Kevin Bollaert, 28, ran a now-defunct site called U Got Posted, where he encouraged men to send naked pictures of ex-lovers to get revenge. Bollaert linked to the social media accounts of women he posted. When women complained to Bollaert, he directed them to another website, Change My Reputation, which charged up to $350 to remove the pics.

    Bollaert posted more than 10,000 pictures on the site between December 2012 and September 2013, and earned tens of thousands of dollars from victims.

    Bollaert’s lawyer called the site “gross,” “sleazy” and “immoral” even while trying to defend its legality.

    [​IMG] ugotposted.com Kevin Bollaert posted more than 10,000 pictures of naked women without their consent on his now-defunct webpage U Got Posted.
    He was convicted Monday of 21 counts of identity theft and six counts of extortion, and it took a court clerk 20 minutes to read the list of his convictions aloud.

    This case makes California the first state to prosecute someone for running a revenge porn page, although several other people nationwide have been convicted for posting individal pictures, NBC San Diego reported. Fifteen other states have criminal laws against revenge porn.
     
  2. BrulesRules

    BrulesRules Just grab 'em in the biscuits VIP

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    I bet if he didn't ask the $350 for the removal of the pics he wouldn't be doing jail time.
     
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    Shithead Well-Known Member

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    Hence, the scammin'
     
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    pretty good idea tho
     
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    pics or gtfo
     
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    Murderers get less time in prison.
     
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    probably shouldn't have asked for money
     
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    That's why The Shed only takes "donations!"
     
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    wish I had seen the site before it went down. guy sounds like a hero to me.
     
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    That's a pretty fucked up thing to do. Just sayin'
     
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    Don't nudes on websites have to go through 2257 regulations?
     
  12. Shithead

    Shithead Well-Known Member

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    Women are very capable of doing fucked up shit too, probably why they end up on these sites
     
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    Well since this is a Shithead thread......
    [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    The safer business plan would have been to charge the posters of the pics a nominal "publishing" fee. No blackmail, no fuss, no muss.
     
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    Lets face it, he's a scumbag. These chicks were givers and he tried to burn em.

    Hope they film his prison rape and then blackmail him not to post it online. Justice will be served.
     
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