Police in Maryland say the co-owner of a local restaurant group took advantage of his customers in one of the most invasive ways possible, by allegedly setting up a video camera in the women’s restroom at one of his restaurants so he could secretly film them going to the bathroom. And cue those shudders, folks.
Just when we’re feeling lulled into a sense of security at the fact that we haven’t had to report on any peeping toms lately, a guy in Texas has admitted that he’s been hiding cameras in the stalls of women’s restrooms in various restaurants around town. [More]
Back in the days of yore, say 1992, if someone wanted to film up a lady’s skirt, it’d be impossible to do without detection, given the bulky video camera and all. But one of the downsides of today’s technology is that peeping toms can peep a lot easier just by angling a tiny camera just so at just the right time. One Microsoft worker is accused of doing that dozens of times to his fellow employees. [More]
When you see something, you should say something. But one woman took that to great, heroic lengths when she noticed a man with his phone under her dressing room door, filming her while she was trying on bras at Kohl’s. She started screaming and chased him through the store — all while topless. [More]
While you might not make it a habit to plumb the depths of a toilet’s septic tank with your eyes before you use it, it might be good to make a visual sweep part of your bathroom habit after a woman spotted a man ensconced in just such a spot at a women’s bathroom at an Oklahoma water park. Authorities are now claiming he’s a peeping Tom. A smelly, waste-covered, apparently willing to endure incredibly awful situations, peeping Tom. Allegedly. [More]
Maryland lawmakers are moving forward on new legislation aimed at keeping potential or current employers from asking for access to your social networking accounts. Because really, no one wants their boss snooping around in their lists of friends and peeking at their personal information — even Facebook has a problem with that idea.
A warning to computer owners everywhere: If someone who repairs your machine advises you to set up your laptop in a place in which it can potentially see you when you step out of the shower, beware that he might have tricked you into taking naked pictures of yourself for him.