Have you ever faced a situation, where you found a hidden camera recording intimate moments with your partner? And, this comes to you when you are happily holidaying with your partner in one of the well-known rentals. We hope you haven’t and we wish you shouldn’t ever go through such a horrific experience. But this just happened, with an Indiana couple who were on a vacation at an Airbnb rental. The couple, Derek Starnes and his wife, located two hidden cameras – one in their bedroom and other in the living room. As reported by ABC station WFTS, Derek had noticed a small black hole in the master bedroom’s smoke detector.
On locating the hidden camera, Derek immediately called the police, as reported by Mashable.com However, Derek and his wife, are not the first ones, before them, many couples have rented this Airbnb rental. As per the reports, Wayne Natt, the condo’s owner, has been associated with Airbnb for last two years and has more than 40 renter reviews. Meanwhile, Airbnb has condemned the incident. In their statement to ABC, they said, they were outraged by the reports, as soon as they learned about it.
More to that, they have permanently banned the individual from their Airbnb community and they fully support the guests. They further said that they take privacy issue very seriously and have maintained zero policy tolerance against it. However, the suspect has been arrested with the charges of video voyeurism.