Thursday, February 2, 2012

SpyCam Story #645 - Today in Video Voyeurism

Scotland -  A spy camera has been found hidden in a changing cubicle at a Scots leisure centre. Police are investigating the discovery of the pinhole camera at a sports facility in Fife. The tiny device was spotted by a male gym user getting changed at the Beacon Leisure Centre, Burntisland. The find sparked searches of at least eight other sports facilities in the area.

One worker, who did not wish to be named, said: “I believe this has been happening at other places in Fife as well. “I think the public should know what’s going on. A man found the camera in a cubicle and handed it in. (more)

WA - The Spokane County Sheriff’s office is investigating reports of voyeurism by a security guard at a North Spokane Fred Meyer... A search warrant says “the video is not clear enough to show him holding his phone in his hand at the time of the contact, but preceding footage shows he was using his phone and kept it in his hand.” (more)

WA - A woman called 911 to report a man was inside the women's locker room of LA Fitness in Tukwila taking photographs, according to Sgt. Eric Lund with the Tukwila Police Department. The woman confronted the man and he fled. About an hour later employees of the Fairwood LA Fitness identified the suspect (he was a member who checked in). Tukwila officers and King County deputies arrested the suspect in Fairwood. (more

FL - A Marion County Sheriff’s Office corrections officer and a health care official employed at the county jail were arrested Wednesday in connection with video voyeurism of young children in a joint investigation involving sheriff’s detectives and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. (more)