My coworker put a spy camera under my desk to hear me and watch me

Asked almost 2 years ago - West Covina, CA

My coworker put a spy camera under my desk to hear and watch me

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  1. Kevin Lewis King

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    Answered . Great story!

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  2. Robert Pecco Baker

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    Answered . and then?

  3. Neil Pedersen

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    Answered . Assuming you are asking whether such conduct is unlawful, the answer is yes. It is a violation of California Penal Code section 632 to record someone's voice when they are unaware of the recording. It is not only a misdemeanor, but violation of the Code allows the victim to seek a civil penalty of $5,000 for each recording made in violation of the Code.

    If you are a woman, depending on other factors, this may also be a violation of the criminal law related to taking pictures by hidden camera in an attempt to capture pictures up a woman's skirt, which can carry far greater criminal penalties.

    Good luck to you.

    This answer should not be construed to create any attorney-client relationship. Such a relationship can be formed... more
  4. Judy A. Goldstein

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    Answered . What is your question?

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