TikToker claims she found hidden camera in her Airbnb

TikToker claims she found hidden camera in her Airbnb
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Claims of a hidden camera in a woman's Airbnb have since been shot down by a recent investigation.

It all started when TikToker Kennedy alleged: "We just found out we are being watched in our Airbnb," after her and a group of 14 women headed to Vancouver to celebrate a friend's birthday.

While everyone thought the friend was being overly paranoid, they still went on to check "every single shower head, all the picture frames, doorknobs, everywhere in the house for a camera."

When it came to one of the plug sockets in the bathroom, that Kennedy claimed did not work, she alleged to have found a small hidden device pointing directly at the shower.

"You can see in the top here there’s nothing, looks totally normal. And then the bottom one, look at that little camera," she claimed.

The woman allegedly rang the police.

However, the law enforcement agency Sunshine Coast Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), has since publicly confirmed that the devices reported "were in fact electrical outlets and did not contain cameras, lenses or any type of storage/recording devices".

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Airbnb have since reinstated the host over the TikToker's false claims, and are thankful for the Sunshine Coast RCMP and their investigation.

The popular holiday rental website stands by their strict stance on hidden cameras, with their terms outlining:

  • "Intentionally concealed recording devices (such as hidden security cameras) are never permitted"
  • "Airbnb prohibits security cameras or recording devices that are in or that observe private spaces like bedrooms, bathrooms, or sleeping areas"

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