Monday, February 3, 2014

Fox News Report on High-tech ‘Peeping Toms’

If there is one place in the world you expect to have privacy, it’s the bathroom. But a FOX 6 Investigation finds more and more women are finding their sense of security shattered by hidden cameras in the most private places.

Local prosecutors say the problem is getting worse as technology makes the cameras smaller and more affordable for the average consumer. In other words, you don’t have to be a secret agent or private investigators to own a hidden camera anymore. You can buy a high resolution video camera and self-contained recorder disguised as a ball point pen for less than it costs to fill your car up with gas.

In fact, hidden cameras are easy to find for sale on websites like Amazon, eBay, Craiglist and a host of websites that cater to private investigators and law enforcement, and specialize in sales of covert video gear. (more)