Sunday, January 15, 2017

TV Gardening Expert Digs Dirt Using Spycam

UK - A TV gardening presenter faces jail after he admitted using a camera hidden in an air freshener to film women tenants showering. 

Stephen Brookes faces jail after capturing footage of women on his iPhone. Stephen Brookes, 55, set up the camera to capture footage that could be downloaded to an app on his iPhone.

The expert, who has appeared on BBC radio as a guest, spied on seven women between November 2015 and September last year at his home in Stratford-upon-Avon...

Police discovered 300 files, including videos taken near a shower and toilet, after seizing a memory card, iPhone and iPad belonging to Brookes.

Brookes was known as “Mr Rotavator” in the 1990s and has broadcast live from London’s Chelsea Flower Show.  more

UPDATE (2/8/17) - Stephen Brookes, a gardening expert, has also been ordered to register as a sex offender for seven years... (and) has been jailed for 12 months for using a hidden camera to spy on young women in a bathroom. more