Restaurant Owner Busted For Filming Women's Bathroom

Police say that the owner of the Poloros Restaurant in Mineola, NY had a hidden surveillance camera installed in the ceiling tiles of the women’s bathroom. The device, which was used by the owner to watch customers and female employees alike, was spotted by a customer, who notified police.

The camera was wired via cable to his private office in the basement, where the owner could view the video on a monitor, according to police.

The owner has been arrested and charged with two counts of second-degree unlawful surveillance.

Cops: Restaurant owner had camera in bathroom [Newsday]
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