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Video taped in my bathroom What is my option

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Video taped in my bathroom
What is my option
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Lucy, Esq. replied 1 year ago.

Hi,

I'm Lucy, and I'd be happy to answer your questions today. I'm sorry to hear that this happened.

Secretly recording a person in a state of dress or undress when they are a place where they have a reasonable expectation of privacy is a felony under Florida law. Fl. Stat., Section 810.145. If you have not already done so, you can file a police report.

Expert:  Lucy, Esq. replied 1 year ago.

They could be sentenced to up to 5 years of imprisonment, ordered to pay fines of up to $5,000, or both.

Expert:  Lucy, Esq. replied 1 year ago.

If this camera was placed in your own home by someone who does not live with you, they could also be sued for trespassing, which carries punitive damages.