Wanted posters for particularly notorious fugitives frequently offer a bounty or reward for the capture of the person, or for a person who can provide information leading to such capture.
Composite images for use in wanted posters can be created with various methods, including:
Wanted posters, when produced by non law enforcement sources, can be a type of harassment. In the wake of the Duke University lacrosse case, wanted posters were distributed with the photos of 40 members of the lacrosse team on them. Some anti-abortion activists have also used wanted posters as a form of protest against abortion providers.
Wanted poster released by Republicans has potential to incite violence: Democrats. ('Liberal Democrat Wanted Poster' sent by Republicans to their contributors)
Jul 31, 1995; Democratic House members view as threatening a "Liberal Democrat Wanted Poster" that Republicans recently sent to contributors....