Shocking Incident 2 Arrested After Hidden Cameras Found in Noida Hotel room it was done. This could happen to you! Know how to recognize and stop this crime.
Police recently arrested two men on suspicion of trying to extort money by threatening to release the footage by recording the couple’s private moments in their hotel room. According to police, the suspect’s modus operandi was to book a hotel room and set up a camera to record the couple. Sources say the cameras were placed in such a way that the cleaning staff didn’t notice them. And the chilling truth is that this is not an isolated incident.
Incidents like this happen again and again, often without even a record. In 2019, Maharashtra State Police seized an LED light kit from a budget hotel room in Mahabaleshwar.
According to the lawsuit, the cameras secretly filmed guests staying in the rooms.
Hotel rooms are not large rooms, nor are they packed with furniture and objects. This means that there is very limited space in which a hidden camera can be placed. When entering a room for the first time, take 15 minutes to look around the room where hidden cameras may be located.
However, there is another problem with finding hidden cameras. As the name suggests, these are not bulky camcorders that are easy to find. It is often a small lens hidden in an inconspicuous object.
Even if you hold this object, you may not be able to see the lens. But there are ways to find it. You don’t need a professional camera detector. The best thing to do is turn off all lights and then use your smartphone’s flashlight. Lenses are reflective, and if you see something reflecting light, that’s the cause. Also, these cameras are usually attached to servers as they do not have storage space for recordings. You can also check the Wi-Fi network for such suspicious devices. Here are 10 general things and places to always check when staying in a hotel room.
Check for the hidden cameras in alarm clock or speaker network
A hidden camera can be easily placed on the alarm clock speaker and speaker mesh. Additionally, if you find a hanging clock, carefully examine it with a flashlight. If you’re not sure, the easiest way is to cover it with tissue paper.
Hidden cameras are also often found in reading lamps or lava lights
Always check all items in the room – fancy lamps, reading lights, picture frames, and other decorations. If the device is unknown or suspect, remove it and store it in a drawer in your room, Almira, or cover it with a tissue, towel, etc.
Check TV or set top box
Another thing to check is the TVs and set-top boxes in your hotel room. Look for the power button and illuminate it. The flashlight method works best here. Use bright light to illuminate the entire room. Be particularly suspicious. When moving lights, watch out for reflections, especially blue and purple reflections.
Check them with a flashlight or flashlight. If you’re not sure, remove them or cover them. You can also ask the hotel staff to remove the plastic flowers if you feel unsafe.
Find hidden cameras in the mirror
The two-way mirror test is the best and most reliable here. The method is as follows. Place the tip of your nail on the reflecting surface, and if there is a gap between the nail and the image of the nail, it is a normal mirror.
However, if the fingernail is directly touching the image of the nail, it is a two-way mirror.
Check ventilation with flashlight
Don’t forget to check the ventilation and air conditioning ducts. This can easily be done by just throwing a flashlight
Check power plug or socket
Hidden cameras can also be plugged into a power plug or socket be sure to check these too.
Check the towel and the hairdryer
Check the towel and the hairdryer holder in the bathroom for pinhole cameras also look for hooks a small hidden camera can also be there.
Check for fire and the smoke detectors
Always check fire and smoke detectors as they are the most common places for hidden cameras.
Door, cupboard, drawer and curtains rod control knobs
Doors, cupboards, drawers, and curtain rod knobs are also meant to be checked because they can also be a better place to hide the camera easily.