The emotional consequences of voyeur videos are enormous – especially if the video goes viral.
Foreseeability, sexual harassment and reputation damage related issues leave you no choice.
You need this policy and training, now.
Facilities Managers, Private Investigators, Security Officers
When asked, "Can you check for spy cameras?"
Be prepared to say,"Yes."
Course creator: Kevin D. Murray, CPP, CISM, CFE
Counterespionage consultant to business and government since 1978.
An employee found a spycam hidden in the restroom; the news media jumped on it. Embarrassing mess. The company asked me to help prevent future incidents. They also wanted to assure their employees that they were taking the situation very seriously.
Sending our Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) team to inspect all their restrooms and locker rooms (worldwide) was impractical. On-line training for their local facilities managers and security staff, supported by a comprehensive official company policy, was the cost-effective solution.
• Business Espionage
• Employee / Management Relations
Tip: A strong policy (included) can help counter all of them.
What is Expectation of Privacy? (EoP)
The definition is broader than you might think.
Why George Albert Smith?
CCTV used by husband to spy on wife - Court hears cameras installed ‘in every room and crevice’ in the couple’s home.
Worker faces charges - admitted he placed the cellphone behind a plant in the bathroom to record one of his coworkers.
Coach accused of recording students in locker room shower - trial rescheduled - admitted recording for 4+ years.
Family would find, and at times remove, video cameras from the bathroom and bedroom - but he would replace them.
Trial Set for Video Voyeurism Case - cameras in the bathrooms and massage room.
Man faces 3 voyeurism charges - iPad hidden behind a basket on top of a toilet, camera positioned toward shower.
Man charged with video voyeurism - taped victim through window.
Suspect accused of spying on women in Old Navy bathroom arrested - video captured image of him placing camera.
Public Health worker charged with voyeurism - reported that it happened on multiple occasions.
Student accused of voyeurism on campus - security guard found a suspicious recording device in a restroom.
College teacher jailed for spying on pupils - more than 130 victims have been identified.
University professor has pleaded not guilty to one of 11 counts of voyeurism - spycam in washroom.
MP Advisor faces up to six months in jail after voyeurism conviction - secreted spy camera in a pot pourri in the toilets.
Voyeur set up camera to film women using toilet at party - stunt inspired by American Pie film; captured him setting it up.
Bathroom Video Voyeur Going to Prison - set up a surveillance camera in a guest bathroom.
Woman discovers spycam in her bedroom, placed there by roomie - watch video news report.
Receipt and shipping information links Sherwood priest to hidden bathroom camera - arrest warrant issued.
Copped to Hiding Spy Camera in Starbucks Restroom - hid a four-inch long device, about the size of a marking pen.
Shopper caught taking pictures of a woman and a 15-year-old girl trying on clothes - avoided an immediate jail sentence.
Man found guilty of covertly videotaping young gymnasts for a sexual purpose - will not receive a criminal record.
Film crew finds a spycam in their RV shower and in rental bathroom - man allegedly told the deputy they're his.
Man admits voyeurism charges - spent years filming secret videos of women and two children using public toilets.
Man charged with voyeurism and an underage sex crime at water park - no further details.
Worker admits voyeurism at county hall - admitted secretly filming a person without their consent for two months.
Man arrested over public toilet spycam - installed a camera inside a smoke alarm in a public toilet at shopping center.
Sentence upheld for rabbi - secretly videotaped dozens of women as they prepared for a Jewish ritual bath.
Pizza shop voyeur indicted on 14 counts - video camera was found hidden inside a tool kit bag in the women's restroom.
Spy cam found in girls' hostel of Noida College - The camera, fixed with a tape, was hidden under the wash basin.
University of Arkansas golfer pleads to misdemeanor voyeurism - accused of taking pictures of an unconscious woman.
State Department Official Pleads Guilty to Voyeurism Charges - police found videos of dozens of women.
Nudists' fury at spycam drone - buzzed by a radio-controlled drone that flew up and down the beach.
Fake hair dresser faces voyeurism charges - 14 counts of surreptitious videotaping as well as charges of voyeurism.
NSCAD prof arraigned on new voyeurism charges - The latest charges involve 10 women.
Man hid in store, snapped voyeuristic photos, police say - took cellphone pictures while hiding in a clothes kiosk.
Spun Out actor faces new voyeurism charges - two women, who were renting his condo, found a camera hidden.
Care home supervisor jailed over shower camera voyeurism - a charge of recording a colleague in the shower.
Voyeur soldier told 'to return to Army' - used a miniature camera to record girls naked in their bathroom.
Man admits charge of voyeurism after filming - made a video of a 27-year-old woman having a shower.
Doctor charged with video voyeurism - had video clips of women on his phone.
Starbucks: Spycam Found In Ladies' Restroom - 5 year old found camera under the sink inside ladies washroom.
Case highlights dangers of spycams - used motion-activated cameras disguised as clothes hooks and smoke detectors.
U of Waterloo man charged - allegedly used a hidden camera to record the woman, using his smartphone as a monitor.
Executive charged with voyeurism - several hidden cameras in a women’s bathroom and under a manager’s desk.
Church music pastor accused of voyeurism - accused of voyeurism with a camera.
Sacked employee accuses club - I was dismissed for reporting 3 woman employees who regularly spied on me.
Police investigating voyeurism case - Officials could not release any details, but the case does involve many victims.
Library incidents lead to voyeurism charges - two incidents - police allege man tried to take inappropriate photos.
New hearing scheduled for D.C. rabbi - in prison for videotaping dozens of women as they prepared for a ritual bath.
Voyeurism accusations prompt suspension - faces charges of third-degree felony video voyeurism.
Vancouver teacher suspected of voyeurism appears in court - suspected of using his phone to take photos and video.
UConn student charged with attempted voyeurism - reported person in next stall over was filming her with a cell phone.
Man was sentenced this week for video voyeurism - charged with video voyeurism.
Former wine bar employee charged with voyeurism - accused of taking pictures of women using the restroom.
Man accused of smartphone voyeurism in clothing stores - witnessed sliding his phone under dressing room doors
Man Charged with Video Voyeurism - set up cameras to record children in a bathroom.
Man sought in video voyeurism at Walmart - A Walmart spokesperson said the woman informed their security team.
Voyeurism defendant convicted - used phone to take pictures of 11-year-old boy using bathroom in Walmart.
Former officer accused of voyeurism during murder case - evidence included video recordings of women.
Wig-wearing bathroom photographer charged with voyeurism - taking photos of a woman in a bathroom stall.
Teacher jailed for 18 months for voyeurism - setting up hidden cameras in a bathroom, toilet and spare room.
Teacher jailed, banned from classrooms for life - filmed women in shower and bathroom after setting up covert cameras.
Voyeur captured nude neighbour on bathroom spycam - secretly filmed his neighbour as she visited his bathroom.
Air Force Base resident accused of voyeurism - placed a motion-activated camera in (the victim's) bathroom.
Former Real Estate CEO faces 16 counts of secretly taping others - Judge, make certain he has no access to cameras.
Man pleads not guilty - police found images of a female in a bathtub from what appeared to be a hidden camera.
Charged - threatened to reveal videos secretly filmed of her in shower and kill members of her family if she told anyone.
University prof, facing more voyeurism charges - allegedly 10 different women. Spycam seen in gallery bathroom.
Teacher busted - classmates showed her pictures of the teacher apparently holding the phone under the table.
Doctor Charged with Video Voyeurism - accused of video taping a juvenile female while taking a shower.
Former minister convicted of taping women taking showers - asking the state Supreme Court to dismiss the conviction.
Pizza shop owner - accused of felony voyeurism after allegedly secretly recording female employees in the restroom.
Computer repairer convicted - admitted hiding the tiny spy camera in a medicine box.
18 months on 10 counts of voyeurism - Seven young women filmed secretly in their bedrooms and bathrooms.
Workplace spycam found by female employees - secret camera 'in toilet potpourri' at politician's office.
Voyeur at Whole Foods - police are releasing little information in the case.
Video-voyeurism bill passes, awaits governor's signature - Before, video voyeurism an unaddressed topic in Oregon.