Category: Uk

Experts warn of ‘epidemic’ of bugging devices used by stalkers

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’1′][/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] More funding and legal powers are needed for police to stop a surge of stalkers using eavesdropping devices to spy on victims, experts have warned. By[nbsp_tc]James Hockaday[nbsp_tc]for Metro.co.uk [nbsp_tc] [/text_tc][spacer_tc pixels=’15’][/spacer_tc][image_tc url=’https://www.shapestones.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5.png’ timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′ target=’_self’][/image_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] [nbsp_tc] Firms paid to detect the bugs say they’re finding more and more of the devices which are readily available on online…

Boiler room raid uncovered hidden documents and spy cameras

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] Six jailed for £2.8m fraud following the City watchdog’s Operation Tidworth By[nbsp_tc]Hannah Murphy [/h_tc][spacer_tc pixels=’20’][/spacer_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] They might be called “boiler room scams”, but one of the biggest examples of organized investment fraud in the UK took place inside an office building in east London. Back in March 2014, staff from the UK’s financial watchdog launched a search operation at the Docklands Business Centre….

STALKER HELL Ex-boyfriend spied on lover by hiding secret cameras and listening devices in her home

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] Wayne Bamford, 47, was told he faces a ‘significant custodial sentence’ because of the risks he faces to women By Robin Perrie [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] JEALOUS Wayne Bamford is facing jail after he placed covert listening devices in his ex-partner’s bedroom during a stalking campaign. Bamford, 47, refused to accept their relationship was over after Joanna Dawson ended it and launched a “highly sophisticated” covert…

Navy veteran raped schoolgirl and planted hidden camera

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] Scott Forbes plied a 14-year-old girl with alcohol during sex attacks in Edinburgh. A former serviceman raped a schoolgirl and sexually assaulted another underage girl[nbsp_tc] By[nbsp_tc]STV [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] Scott Forbes also placed a hidden camera in another victim’s bedroom and recorded footage of her while she was naked and getting dressed. Jailing him for nine years on Monday, a judge told Forbes, 49, that…

Pervert landlord watched tenants having sex and made 180 videos of naked women after installing hidden cameras

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] Paul Dunster, 59, from Portsmouth in Hampshire, would also watch his tenants showering and made films of his unsuspecting victims over a 10 year period By Danya Bazaraa [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] A pervert landlord watched his tenants having sex and showering after planting hidden cameras in their rooms, a[nbsp_tc]court[nbsp_tc]heard. Paul Dunster, 59, made a staggering 183 videos of unsuspecting naked women who rented rooms from…

‘Sly’ Osteopath filmed sex with patient using hidden camera at Liverpool practice

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] Michael George Hammond avoided jail today – but not before his behaviour was branded ‘disgraceful’ By[nbsp_tc]Tom Molloy & Liam Thorp [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] A ‘deceitful and sly’ Osteopath who filmed a sexual act with one of his patients using a hidden camera has avoided jail. Michael George Hammond recorded the act using a camera hidden inside a pen on a shelf at his Liverpool practice…

Creepy cab driver used hidden camera to secretly film under clothes of passengers

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] Cops only discovered the covert device after raiding David Whitehead’s home in connection with vile child sex abuse images. By David Meikle [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] A taxi driver who installed a hidden camera to film under the clothing of unsuspecting passengers has been jailed for 22 months. David Whitehead, 53, set up the covert device in a twisted bid to record members of the public…

Man stalked ex-partner using car tracking device and hidden camera

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] James Austin Yarwood was upset when his six year relationship hit a ‘rough patch’, court told. A man who monitored his ex-partner’s movements using trackers and hidden cameras has pleaded guilty to stalking. By Derek Bellis [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] James Austin Yarwood placed a tracker in her car’s glove compartment and a hidden camera beneath her TV so he could see her sitting on the…

Camouflaged camera used to spy on neighbours

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] A man who used a hidden camera to secretly film his neighbours has been convicted of harassment. by Ryan Nugent [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] Thomas Kelly (66), of 14 Weirview, Lucan, Dublin, covered a camera in camouflage netting and pointed it to the rear of a neighbour’s house. Mr Kelly claimed in court he was using the camera for security, to monitor property boundaries, and to…

Spy camera fury: Staff walk out after discovering hidden lenses in Glasgow shop

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] STAFF at a city center health food store have gone on strike after discovering secret cameras in rooms where staff changed, just four weeks after opening. Exclusive by[nbsp_tc]Niall Christie [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] Workers at Harvest Stores, some under 18, were horrified and alerted[nbsp_tc]police[nbsp_tc]after findings the lenses hidden in a network modem and air detector. The Union Street store, which has been closed since Monday’s walk…