If you spy on others without their knowledge you may be charged with Invasion of Privacy. The law provides that any person who looks through a hole or opening, uses a concealed camera or any other means, where the occupant has a reasonable expectation of privacy, including bedroom, bathroom, changing room fitting room, tanning booth, without the consent or knowledge of the occupant, may be charged with a misdemeanor.
What does the prosecutor have to prove?
1. Defendant looked through a hole or opening, into, or otherwise viewed the interior of a bathroom, changing room, fitting room, dressing room, or tanning booth.
1. Defendant looked through a hole or opening, into, or otherwise viewed the interior of an area in which the occupant had a reasonable expectation of privacy.
2. In so doing, Defendant used an instrumentality, including, but not limited to, a periscope, telescope, binoculars, camera, camcorder or mobile phone.
3. Defendant intended to invade the privacy of the person inside.
Misdemeanor: 0-180 days