How creepy is this? A Capistrano Beach man is accused of hiring a woman to work for his tire business from her home, with a computer he supplied--and then used it to spy on her remotely.
Shane Chris Christensen, 41, is facing charges of eavesdropping, computer fraud, videotaping without consent and, thanks to a search of his home, possession of marijuana for sale.
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Thursday night, the worker noticed that the computer in her home seemed to be controlled remotely. A check of her computer produced numerous files of unauthorized recordings of herself. She then contacted the Irvine Police Department.
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When cops discovered the computer had been provided to the woman by her employer, who hired the woman via a craigslist ad, they checked out Christensen and discovered he was on probation for drug charges.
Computer equipment and a large quantity of marijuana were seized after a seach of Christensen's home, according to police, who report he posted $25,000 bail and was released from custody.
The probe continues, and anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Vicky Hurtado at 949.724.7194.