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PENNSYLVANIA COUNTY OWES $67 MILLION AFTER MAN FINDS ARREST RECORDS ON MUGSHOTS.COM

In 2011, Daryoush Taha’s friend alerted him to something shocking: Taha’s photograph and personal information on the website Mugshots.com.

Taha, then 40, had been arrested 13 years earlier in Bucks County, north of Philadelphia, on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, and had spent one night in jail. He later sued the police department for what he alleged was a wrongful arrest. Despite maintaining his innocence, he agreed to complete a one-year probation program in exchange for having the arrest expunged from his record.

But, as Taha learned, the local jail where he spent that night in 1998 held on to his supposedly destroyed records. Thirteen years after his arrest, those records were included in the county jail’s new public-facing online “inmate lookup tool,” where they were obtained and republished by Mugshots.com.

Read more at https://theappeal.org/pennsylvania-county-owes-67-million-after-man-find...