Bloomberg Law
May 25, 2023, 9:59 PM

Spa Patron Loses Civil Rights Case Over Investigation Video

Ufonobong Umanah
Ufonobong Umanah

A spa patron’s privacy interest in not being recorded on camera seeking sexual services from a masseuse is not a clearly established right under the Fourth Amendment, the Eleventh Circuit ruled Thursday.

Keith Taig was caught up in a Vero Beach Police Department sting where the officers had authorization to surreptitiously record evidence a local massage spa was engaged in prostitution, racketeering, and human trafficking. In another case in state court, he had successfully suppressed the video evidence.

In seeking a class action, he alleged that police officers were not trained in minimizing their video searches, which made their search ...

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