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….

Couple find “spy camera” hidden in clock at Airbnb flat

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] A couple claims[nbsp_tc]to have discovered a secret camera hidden in a digital clock in the Airbnb flat they were renting. By Zoe Drewett [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] Dougie Hamilton and his girlfriend say the camera – which was pointed towards their bed in the holiday apartment – was disguised as a clock but looked suspicious. The 34-year-old said he started investigating the clock after a day…

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…

Why Do Ordinary People Commit Acts of Espionage?

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] Political ideology and money serve as motivators for some people to commit acts of espionage, but they’re not the only factors involved. By Jerad W. ALEXANDER [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] In mid-July, 2018, Mariia Butina, a 29-year-old assistant to the Russian central bank and long-time Vladimir Putin ally Alexander Torshin, was arrested in Washington, D.C., on a charge of “conspiracy to act as an agent of…

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…

Former NASCAR driver must pay ex-wife $1 for secret recordings in bedroom, jury rules

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] A jury awarded the ex-wife of former NASCAR driver Greg Biffle $1 for secretly recording her in her bedroom and bathroom for two years, the woman’s lawyer told The Charlotte Observer on Monday night. BY JOE MARUSAK [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] Greg Biffle’s actions “were found to be an unlawful invasion of privacy,” Nicole Biffle’s lawyer, Amy Simpson, told the Observer in a reply email seeking…

‘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 hostel owner caught using remote-controlled cameras hidden inside shampoo bottles to film women in the shower – and then put the clips on porn sites

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] New Zealand man pleaded guilty to charges related to secretly filming guests[nbsp_tc][br_tc]The court heard the man would film female guests at his homestay property[nbsp_tc][br_tc]He would put hidden cameras in shampoo bottles and upload footage[nbsp_tc]online[nbsp_tc] By[nbsp_tc]ADAM MCCLEERY [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] A[nbsp_tc]New Zealand[nbsp_tc]man has pleaded guilty to secretly filming female guests while they showered at his homestay property by using cameras hidden in shampoo bottles.[nbsp_tc] The Hawke’s…

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