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Woman horrified after discovering hidden camera in Airbnb bathroom

Brittany Walsh posted a Tiktok video showing off the device, which looks like a USB charger with a tiny pinhole lens on the front and an SD card slot on the back

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Shocked Woman Discovers Hidden Camera In Her Airbnb Bathroom

A horrified woman says she found a secret camera watching her in the bathroom of her Airbnb apartment.

Brittany Walsh posted a Tiktok video showing off the monitoring device, which looks like a USB charger with a tiny pinhole lens on the front and an SD card slot on the back.

It wasn’t the only spy camera in the property, however, the 25-year-old teacher and school psychologist also discovered a camera in the living room.

Shocked Brittany posted a video of the device with the caption “Someone is about to catch a felony invasive visual recording in our Airbnb bathroom.”

She also recorded local police who came after reporting finding the bug, her video shows two officers taking notes in the living room.

What do you think of Brittany’s story? Have your say in the comments section







Brittany Walsh was shocked by the discovery
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Brittany found a spy camera in the bathroom of her Airbnb rental and another in the living room
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“It felt like a take…the camera part wasn’t obvious. We didn’t think about it for a while,” she wrote in the comments.

His video of the cameras found in his Airbnb bedroom, which appears to be in the city of Austin, Texas, has been viewed more than 538,000 times since Monday.

She said her original video was deleted, so she reposted it.







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Brittany showed off the device to her TikTok followers
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“It’s a crime in Texas. And against Airbnb policy. It’s on their website what they do and don’t allow when it comes to cameras,” Ms. Walsh wrote.

She also said: “”I guess the owners would be smart enough to hide it better. My best guess is that their cleaning service put it there.

“The (device) records locally to the SD card, you must have the SD card itself to access the recordings.







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Where she found the device
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“It must be someone with repeat access.”

Airbnb said it is investigating, a statement to DailyDot.

Commenting on the video, a TikTok user suggested, “Put the micro SD card in a computer. The first video should be of the person who originally plugged it in. »

While others have offered practical advice on how to spot hotels or holiday accommodations for hidden cameras.

One wrote: “A big problem is also the smoke detectors. Most good cameras you’ll ever find though. There are apps that can scan Wi-Fi for devices that are cameras.

Another said: “Always turn off all the lights and record without flash on your phone anywhere in every room. If you see a blinking light, it’s most likely a camera.

He said: “Airbnb strictly prohibits ‘hidden cameras’ as well as recording devices of any kind in private areas such as bathrooms and bedrooms.

“We take this allegation very seriously and our dedicated security team is investigating it thoroughly.”

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