Police reported Wednesday that around 1,600 people were secretly recorded in South Korea hotel rooms. Much of the footage was live-streamed online for paying customers to watch.
Two men were arrested and more are under investigation. The recordings were set up in 42 rooms in 30 hotels in 10 cities around South Korea. Police do not believe that the hotels were aware of the cameras. According to CNN, “cameras were hidden inside digital TV boxes, wall sockets, and hairdryer holders and the footage was streamed online.”
The website had over 4,000 members, some who paid a $44.95 monthly fee to be able to replay the live streams. “Between November 2018 and this month, police said, the service brought in upwards of $6,000.”