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Websleuths

Websleuths
Websleuths screenshot.png
Type of site
crime-sleuthing community
OwnerWebsleuths LLC
URLwww.websleuths.com
CommercialYes
Users136,498 as of May 2018[1]
Launched25 May 1999 (1999-05-25)
Current statusactive

Websleuths is an internet community that is focused on crime and missing people. The privately owned Websleuths LLC maintains a forum for registered users to discuss and classify information related to crimes, trials and unsolved cases, which they try to solve. Tricia Griffith (not to be confused with Progressive Corporation's CEO of the same name) purchased the site in 2004.[2]

Some content is available for viewing without registration. Members have an option to be verified with their credentials with the administrator if they have a specific expertise, such as DNA analysis professionals, law enforcement, or are related to a specific crime in some way.[3]

  1. ^ "Websleuths". Retrieved 28 May 2018. Websleuths Crime Sleuthing Community Statistics Discussions 305,154 Posts 13,607,658 Members 136,498
  2. ^ Kimberly A. C. Wilson (July 24, 2010). "Armchair detectives: True-crime websites are nonstop outlets for facts and opinions on Kyron Horman case". The Oregonian.
  3. ^ "professional".