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Sears worker may have secretly filmed more than 1,000 victims

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A former Sears maintenance worker accused of videotaping changing rooms is suspected of filming more than a thousand victims over a three-year period, say prosecutors.

The city attorney's office says 27-year-old Alejandro Gamiz was charged Thursday with 30 counts of peeping and 30 counts of concealing a video recording device inside a changing room. He is scheduled to be arraigned on Friday.

Gamiz was arrested April 12 after hidden cameras were found inside a North Hollywood Sears. He is accused of using a hidden cameras to film activity during store hours.

He would allegedly download footage during his after-hours maintenance shift. Investigators are searching Gamiz's computers to identify victims.


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