Nanny cams have become quite popular, and there is no shortage of parents that use them to either keep an eye on their kids when they’re not home or keep an eye on what the babysitter is really up to.
There definitely have been abusive nannies and babysitters exposed through the use of nanny cams, so they have their use.
But…what this mom from New Jersey did with her nanny cam has gotten her arrested.
33-year-old Heather Bamford gave her daughter a Minnie Mouse doll right before dropping her off to spend time with her dad; who is Heather’s ex-husband.
This was no ordinary stuffed toy though; Heather had installed a recording device into the toy in the hopes of being able to listen in to her ex without him knowing about it.
When Heather’s ex picked up the toy and pressed a button on it, expecting it to talk…it sure did, but it didn’t say what he thought it would!
The toy played back a recording of something he had said and something his daughter had said.
On Sunday, December 15th, around 8:15 in the evening, Heather’s ex called the police to report that the recording device had been put in his daughter’s toy.
Heather has been arrested and charged with harassment and wiretapping since New Jersey requires the person being recorded to consent to it and her ex had absolutely no idea what she was doing.
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